JUincubator’s Hackathon: An Initiative For Social Good

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Somanjana Chowdhury

5 Jul,2017

What is JUincubator’s Hackathon?

Powered by Jain University Incubator, this Hackathon is a programming marathon that calls for the renowned academicians, founders of successful and budding startups, professionals in the field of technology and venture capitals. These organisations and professionals come to the platform to lead groups of potential students from all over the state and create mobile and web applications together.

The Goal

The whole purpose of this Hackathon is to promote and influence innovations in the science & tech startups, and the development of technology that can be used for social good. The professionals and the students form teams which develop innovative applications relevant to diverse fields such as social impact, citizen engagements services, and new ways of Ad technologies for the benefit of rural and urban India.

The Process

These Hackathon events aim to provide the full experience of creating a tech startup. The events include:

·         Sharing and gathering ideas

·         Pitching ideas and preparations

·         Learning new platforms and programming languages

·         Designing and developing mobile and web applications

·         Top practices in software development

·         Working with a team

The Benefit

Aside from gaining all these experiences, the participants also get the great opportunity to be mentored by leaders in both industry and academia. Moreover, participants will create innovative and solution-based technology for social good, which is becoming an important goal for innovators worldwide, as the field is now viewed as having created revolutionary innovations in many areas.

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