Telenor Pakistan Hackathon 2018

“People who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world are the ones who do” – Steve Jobs

For thirty six hours of core programming sessions, starting from 11th May, 2018 to 14th May, 2018, that is exactly the attitude a determined assemblage will embrace. With Telenor Pakistan’s first ever Hackathon, innovation, hard work and determination will open the doors to a multitude of avenues for university students, graduates and professionals.

Telenor Pakistan is inviting dreamers from all walks of life to come together and tackle problems of the future.

Telenor Pakistan Hackathon 2018

To kick things off, Telenor Pakistan has themed the event after its ‘Responsible Business’ initiative and is encouraging participants to submit problem statements that fall under one, or overlap between many of the UNDP’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Telenor Pakistan Hackathon 2018

More details on the goals can be found here: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/sustainable-development-goals.html

36-Hour Haul

Once the problem statement has been submitted, shortlisted teams will be invited to Telenor’s 345 Campus to charge up the atmosphere, translate their solutions to code for 36 hours (including opening and closing ceremonies) and make their ideas see the light of day.

Perks of Participation

Other than Telenor Pakistan’s state-of-the-art campus, its plentiful resources and the opportunity to network with the coolest bunch of techies you will meet, here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Coaching from industry leaders & experts – A word of advice from people who have insights into the future of the technology industry and what companies and individuals must do to remain relevant.
  • First prize worth PKR 100,000
  • Second prize worth PKR 70,000
  • Third prize worth PKR 50,000
  • A chance to be inducted in the Telenor Growth Board

How to register

  1. Think of an idea that falls within the seventeen categories listed above
  2. Form a team that believes in it
  3. Register using the link that applies to you:

Students: https://goo.gl/forms/W8Dh0K2KIIZcCC5O2

Professionals: https://goo.gl/forms/R2O5siq5GUUQC50l2

A team from Telenor Pakistan is actively visiting universities all over the twin cities to encourage students to participate and disseminate information regarding Telenor and the event.

Programming is the 21st century’s definition of literacy. It is the embodiment of creativity and critical thinking that will enable us to solve the problems of the future. All these factors combined beget a breed of professionals that will write the future. Apply now to be a part of it!

For more information, write to [email protected]

Also Read: Telenor Velocity Hosted Pakistan’s First ‘IoT Hackathon’ in Lahore

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