GEW Hackathon Powered by Telkom Futuremakers 2021

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 with Telkom Futuremakers, 22 on Sloane, Imperial, UNDP

The Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Hackathon 2021, Powered by Telkom Futuremakers, challenged selected participants to ideate solutions to real-life problems faced by the startup and business world, with challenges in the following sectors: EdTech, FinTech, Gaming, Internet Software Solutions, Over-the-top (OTT) Media and Smart Homes.

Each challenge had a prize of R200k at stake, with a total of R1.2M prize money awarded at the hackathon. Winning teams will use the prize money to develop their solutions into a business. The hackathon took place at the 22 on Sloane campus in a hybrid format from 12-14 November 2021, and a total of 37 teams presented either physically or virtually on Sunday. 

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