HackGT: New Heights
HackGT is backGT.
This fall, our event is centered around helping each and every one of our event attendees reach New Heights and create something profound with their newfound knowledge.
With this in mind, we plan on having a plethora of resources focused on helping you get off the ground and running!
No matter your background from beginner to expert, we invite you to come down to Georgia Tech for an event filled with fun, delicious food, and world of amazing experiences.
$22,650 in prizes
Top 3 (3)
Top 8 (8)
Best Microsoft Tech Hack
Prize: Surface Pros (x4) for the team
Best use of Microsoft technologies (Azure, Cog. Services APIs, HoloLens, Kinect, Bot Framework, LUIS/Azure ML, Bing APIs)
Best Portfolio Data API Hack
Best Use of Vehicle APIs
Sponsor: General Motors
Prize: Trip to New York
Unleash the Potential Prize
Prize: $100 Amazon Gift Card and Swag Bag for each team member
Make something that shows us how you empower people to work with their teams. It can be an app, a website, a process, a tool, anything really, just show us how you would unleash the potential in every team.
Best NCR Platform Idea
Prize: iPhone X and Summer Internship Offer
Best Warehouse Map Hack
Sponsor: Manhattan Associates
Prize: $100 AMEX gift card to each team member plus an opportunity to interview with Manhattan Associates
We are looking for the best 2D/3D map that can visualize activities and events that occur in a warehouse.
Best Self-Service Hack (2)
Sponsor: SunTrust Bank
For this challenge we are interested in seeing your creative solutions to improve our self-service experience by helping clients receive the right answer to a question or resolve a problem, receiving relevant and useful information in a manner that is faster and easier then contacting a call center or digging through FAQ’s.
Best Financial Hack
Sponsor: Capital One
Prize: $300 Amazon Gift Card
Best Smart City Hack (2)
Sponsor: GE Digital
Prize: Either a raspberry pi 3 kit or a $100 Amazon gift card for each team member
Best User Experience
Sponsor: Goldman Sachs
Prize: Snapchat Spectacles
Best Healthcare Hack
Sponsor: Siemens Healthineers
Prize: Asus ZenWatch 3
Most Innovative Hack
Sponsor: The Farm
Prize: 1 year free space in The Farm Innovation Lab
and opportunity to pitch to our executive team/investors
Best Travel Solution (3)
Sponsor: Delta Airlines
Prizes: 1st Place: $500 Delta gift card
2nd Place: $100/member (up to 4)/third place is $50/member up to 4
Best Use of Data Visualization
Prize: $200 Amazon gift card for each team member
Best Analysis and Development of Deep Connections With Finra's Dataset (2)
Prize: Up to $3000 in total prize money
More information: http://technology.finra.org/articles/hackgt.html
Best Augmented Reality/Mixed Reality/Virtual Reality Hack
Prize: Oculus Rift + Touch
Best Domain Name Registered With Domain.com
Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit
Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS
$250 Amazon Web Services Credit
Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device
410C Dragonboard for each team member
Best Career Solution
Prize: Bose Quiet Control 35 headphones for each team member
Incorporate the Dice app to qualify for this prize!
Dice app link: https://www.dice.com/products/mobile-app/
Macy's Tech Challenge (2)
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you: