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Dear coders, designers, entrepreneurs, and community builders from Beijing and beyond, we welcome you to join our Community Hackathon on October 13-14 at Innoway in Zhongguancun Beijing.
The Hackathon is a great chance to make OUR startup community even more amazing. Think about what is broken and missing in the startup life? What product and service you want to make your startup life better? This is the time to work on it! Be a part of the 300 energized people all working on improving the ecosystem, for example, building a map showing all relevant players in the BJ startup scene, tools for collaboration, data collection, and whatever you and your team (can form a team at the event) come up with. Compete to create impact, for honor and prizes worth over 70,000 RMB. We will provide 15+ mentors, executive competition judges, diversity, food and a great atmosphere all weekend long. We will finish the weekend by a keynote from Victor Cui, the International CEO from ONE Championship with an inspiring keynote and our award ceremony. We look forward to seeing you there and having a blast together.
Get your ticket for an unforgettable weekend, shape your community and grab prizes worth 70,000+ RMB!
You are a developer, designer, entrepreneur or startup, a professional or student and want to contribute to the Beijing startup ecosystem through your knowledge and skills?
So join us!
We invite you to bring your coding talent & creativity and create impact for our Beijing Startup Ecosystem
together with the expertise of our mentors and judges.
Develop something cool and help to elevate our community! Meet great people, hackers and entrepreneurs and win great prices!
We'll provide you with great mentorship, a great atmosphere for learning something new and keep you energized with food and snacks!
Challenge yourself, improve our startup COMMUNITY and win prizes worth over 70,000 RMB and Google Cloud credits worth 20,000 USD.
Develop an interactive map of Beijing's Startup Ecosystem.
Make something innovative and help to create great communication and connection within Beijing's Startup Community.
20,000 RMB and 3 hot desks (for 3 months) at WeWork Labs
Build an application, a mini program, or any other solution to improve the information flow between our Community Partners as well as Outsiders looking to obtain information about Beijing’s Start-up Ecosystem.
Show us your hacking skills and make our information exchange fluent and transparent for everyone.
10,000 RM and 3 hot desks (for 3 months) at P2·e world space (11 Zhongguancun Road)
Create a solution that helps foreign and Chinese Start-ups internationalize out of Beijing.
Let us bring Beijing to the world and help us hack its way!
5,000 RMB and exclusively access to Google Cloud credits worth $20,000 (USD) via People Squared
Come up with any solution that elevates the Beijing Start-up Community.
Challenge yourself and your entrepreneurial spirit! No restrictions! No limits! Show us your pure creativity & innovative strength to help our ecosystem flourish.
5000 RMB and 3 hot desks (for 3 months) at P2·e world space (11 Zhongguancun Road)
Let's prevent Entrepreneurs and Change Leaders from burnouts.
We give you access to our world leading Emotion AI (API) and you and your team build a “Personal Mood/Energy Genie” APP. The APP should help change leaders around the world to -
Expand your imagination to create a brilliant EQ Genie to help leaders to be the best of them so they can transform their talent & passion to make the world a better place.
October 13 - 14, 2018
Sat 9 am - Sun 7 pm
Innoway, 48 Haidian West Street, Haidian District, Beijing
Day 1 Saturday (October 13)
Doors Open & Breakfast Snack
Opening Ceremony, Sponsor Welcomes & Team Building
Coding Kick Off
*Venue open overnight
Day 2 Sunday (October 14)
Code Freeze & Submission Deadline on YouNoodle.com
Startup Grind Sharing from VIP guest Victor Cui: topic e.g. how to grow a passionate community / how winners (sportsmen and startups) are made
Winners are Announced / Prizes!
Q&A with Victor and after event drinks + VIP Cocktails
THE SEVEN HACKATHON RULES
We know some rules are meant to be broken, but you should probably stick to these (definitely read them!)
1. Fresh Code
We all start coding at the same time. It's cool to work on design beforehand, digital mockups, open source frameworks and anything else available to everyone, but keep things within fair limits.
2. Code Review
Winning teams may be subject to a code- review at some point following the event or immediately before winning. This is to ensure that all code used is in fact fresh.
3. Ownership and IP
You own your IP and whatever you create. Simple as that.
4. Team Size
No more than five people.
Each hackathon has its individual YouNoodle.com page where projects need to be submitted by the designated time. You'll receive an email with instructions on how to do just that.
You'll have 2 minutes to demo the functionality of your project and talk through your ideas and 1 minute for Q&A from judges.
7. Be cool to your fellow hackers!
How is the Hackathon judged?
Projects will be judged based on the following criteria with a total of 5 points per criteria:
How fundable is this idea? Is there potential for a sustainable business model?
How well was the project executed and explained? Did it work?
Beyond design, was the end-to-end user experience for the solution considered?
How original, creative or unique is the idea?
How scalable is this solution? Will it make an impact?
500 Startups Venture
Mentor at 500 Startups, ChinAccelerator and HAX
Wonder Technology and YiQi App
Founder & CEO
In a region where martial arts was created, Victor is one of the most important figures in the world of martial arts. As the only pan-Asian global sports media property on the continent, ONE has achieved some of the highest TV ratings and social media engagement metrics in Asia with its unique brand of Asian values, world-class athletes, and world-class production. ONE is held in the largest stadiums in the most iconic cities across Asia with a global broadcast reach to 1.7 billion potential viewers across 136 countries. ONE Championship has a coveted roster of blue-chip Fortune 500 sponsors, including the likes of Disney, Marvel, LG, Sony, Facebook, Haier, Kawasaki, L’Oreal, Casio, Bayer, and more.
毕业于加州伯克利大学，曾任职于微软、Atmel等知名国际企业。因为有心为台湾的新创产业环境贡献一己之力，共同创办之初创投（appWorks，为台湾最成功的企业加速器）。以世界顶尖的硅谷经验为本，带领瑞策国际（Wantoto）及Tickle Labs, Inc. 发展引领行动医疗系统及创新程式教育，志在以创意、科技与永续商业模式解决生活中的问题。现为500 Startups Venture在台合伙人，该公司是一家全球风险投资种子基金，旗下拥有一系列创业公司，总部设在硅谷，超过3.5亿美元的资产管理规模。
Jackey Wang – (VC/Entrepreneur) Co-founded AppWorks the largest and the most successful accelerator in Taiwan, showing her aspiration to develop a better startup ecosystem. Her diverse professional and startup experience helps her connect with entrepreneurs, because she understands the challenges founders face and can help them along the way. Jackey is also a partner at 500 Startups which is a global venture capital seed fund with a network of startup programs headquartered in Silicon Valley with over $350M AUM.
As CMO of this the first of its kind cross boarder venture, Mr. Chou is in charge of setting up the marketing strategy and branding operation for the Global expansion of RocketSpace USA in China.
This endeavor is a continuation of his previous work in mass entrepreneurship and innovation as a partner with Garage Cafe, the first TMT Incubation space on Innoway in Beijing Zhongguancun, the Silicon Valley of China.
Mr. Chou is former partner at Garage Cafe China (www.chekucafe.com) the first coffee themed Nationally recognized TMT incubator and co-working space in China. This early stage startup space is the first to open on Innoway in Zhongguancun, Beijing (The Silicon Valley of China).
Mr. Chou is currently focusing on Global Youth Innovation, overseas business development and investments in the Retail Consumer Technology and VR space.
He's lived in China for 21 years and is a pioneer in digital marketing and online consumer research in China having founded his own agencies in both discipline in Beijing. He previously worked at both Saatchi & Saatchi and Ogilvy Advertising in television programming and brand management.
Mr. Chou moved to Shanghai fours years ago to invest and incubate startups in the International luxury goods sector.
Before coming to China he worked in government in California in the State Senate and as Chief Assistant Secretary of State to the Honorable March Fong Eu; later worked on the 1992 Clinton/Gore Campaign as Deputy Finance Director, Inauguration and transition for the 42nd President of the United States of America.
Mr. Chou has a degree in political science and is currently a mentor in the Mayor's International Business Programme for the City of London; also mentors two business leadership programs at the Shanghai Advance Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Richard Robinson is a serial tech entrepreneur and executive, working in China since 1996. He has served as a senior executive at three companies from pre-IPO through to their public listings then went on to found five companies of which three have exited to publicly listed firms.
Richard is an Adjunct Professor at Peking University's Guanghua MBA program teaching Entrepreneurship in China. Active as a startup advisor, mentor, and angel, Richard is a mentor at 500 Startups, Chinaccelerator and HAX. He frequently speaks at tech conferences globally, including serving as master of ceremonies at TechCrunch Beijing, Web Summit Lisbon and Dublin, GMIC Beijing and Silicon Valley, and Startup Asia Singapore and Jakarta.
Richard earned an MBA from RSM at Erasmus University in The Netherlands, studied at Cambridge University in the U.K., and graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. A perpetual student of Mandarin Chinese, lovely entrepreneur wife, Richard also has three little guys Made in China.
Wendy is a serial entrepreneur and the Founder & CEO of Wonder Technology and YiQi App. YiQi meaning "Let's" in Chinese.
The only social platform focusing on Chinese Millennials, powered by voice sentiment analytics and psychometrics.
Different from most social apps in China, we are not about getting a one-nightstand or finding an ideal husband/wife. In YiQi, by leaving a 5 second voice invite, you can connect with people you like, share any moment, eg when you don't like to be alone and anything from how to memorize difficult foreign vocabulary, to figuring out how to win more points in the most popular online game.
Connect everyone to the power of AI & psychology; so we are less lonely and enjoy our life to the full!
Within 2 years, we have helped 1.6 million students and young professionals from over 100 universities across China.
Drew Kirchhoff is a co-founder of yoli, a WeChat-first on-demand English and Chinese language learning platform.
Before co-founding yoli, Drew worked at Yodo1, where he helped build up the mobile gaming company’s international biz dev and global publishing business. He was the product manager of Crossy Road, a casual mobile gaming title that won an Apple Design Award and earned Google Play Game of the Year in 2015, tallying more than 100 million downloads worldwide. Since co-founding yoli just over a year ago, he has been an avid WeChat entrepreneur, featured by WeChat’s Enterprise Account team, and frequently consults for companies on their WeChat product development strategy.
在与合伙人联合创立yoli之前，Drew在手机游戏公司Yodo1工作，帮助公司开展国际业务和全球发布业务。Drew作为产品经理推出的手游Crossy Road的全球下载量高达1亿多次，且该手游在2015年赢得苹果设计奖，成为Google Play的年度游戏。自一年前联合创立yoli以来，Drew一直关注微信创业，并为其他公司的微信产品发展战略提供咨询服务。
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