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. 

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Prizes

$22,650 in prizes

Top 3 (3)

Top 8 (8)

Best Microsoft Tech Hack

Sponsor: Microsoft
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

Sponsor: BlackRock
Prize: Drones

Best Use of Vehicle APIs

Sponsor: General Motors
Prize: Trip to New York

Unleash the Potential Prize

Sponsor: Atlassian
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

Sponsor: NCR
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

Sponsor: Qualtrics
Prize: $200 Amazon gift card for each team member

Best Analysis and Development of Deep Connections With Finra's Dataset (2)

Sponsor: Finra
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

Sponsor: Honeywell
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

Sponsor: Dice
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)

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Judging Criteria

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