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Qatar SportsTech Virtual Hackathon 2020

Posted On: 24 June 2020 07:00 am Updated On: 26 June 2020 07:55 am
Categories : Sports
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APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Qatar SportsTech are excited to invite you to our first Virtual Hackathon, which will be held from 9th to 11th July 2020. Join us to innovate in sportstech and tackle some of the most pressing challenges faced by the #sports industry in Qatar.

Where is it happening?

Virtually - on Slack with pre-recorded workshops and live mentor sessions.

What will you be hacking?

You will be hacking away at one of the most challenging and interesting industries in Doha: the Sports industry.

Get inspired with these three challenges:

1. The Athlete and Team

2. Fan & Viewer

3. Sports Events

4. E-Sports

Who should apply?

We are looking for thinkers, hackers, marketeers, creatives, visionaries, who are residing in Qatar, with an entrepreneurial spark... if you can relate, then you're it! Whether you are a student or working a full-time job, it doesn’t matter. We like you for your brain, passion, and skills, not your title.

So, are you a:

  • Hacker (Developer)
  • Hipster (Designer)
  • Hustler (Marketing/Sales)

Though it is an advantage, you don't need to have a confirmed idea prior to the event. The hackathon will start with an ideation phase where you will be able to form your ideas in collaboration with the other hackers.

What's in it for you?

The QST hackathon is a unique chance to test your skills and get hands-on experience with some of the most pressing challenges in the world of sports and sportstech.

If your business idea shines through, you will get the chance to continue your entrepreneurial journey in one of the following ways:

  • Experience being a startup at QST (including free office space for 1 month)
  • Mentorship and coaching sessions to create MVP
  • Pitch training and presentation workshops
  • Shortlisted as applicant for QST's Accelerator Program
  • Gift from QST's partners
  • Cash prizes

Application Deadline: July 7th at 4pm

Shortlisted candidated will be notified on July 8th.

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