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The Inchin Hackathon

To celebrate 10 years of Inchin Closer, we are conducting a special Hackathon together with Makers Asylum. The idea is to look into the future, and collaborate, to create a solution for language learners.

Read the problem statement below and fill in the application form. 12 participants will be selected to join professional UI/UX coders, design thinkers, behaviour science experts and gamification experts to participate in the Hackathon to be held on 8 & 9th February 2020.

Finalists will be notified via email on 1st February.

Come…. collaborate…. create….

PROBLEM STATEMENT

In a highly globalised world where businesses look for multiple skill sets, being multilingual is an asset. As trade with China grows, Mandarin has become the foreign language to know for Indian professionals and traders doing business with China. Many of those who have already learnt Mandarin however are finding it difficult to stay in touch with the language due to time constraints.

How do you propose for those who have already learnt Mandarin to tackle the issue of being better engaged with the language and its community?

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Problem solvers who bring a new perspective to the table. Ideally must have some experience or interest in behaviour science, foreign language acquisition and must come armed with mean skills in UI/UX, gamification, programming, graphic design skills. 

HOW IT WORKS?

  1. Fill in the form.
  2. Await an update over email/call
  3. Show up!

WHEN AND WHERE?

Feb 8 – 9, 2020 at Maker’s Asylum, Mumbai

Timing: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Agenda:

Day 01: Morning brief, Design Thinking, Designing

Day 02: Prototyping, User testing

WHAT DO YOU GET?

Meet like minded problem solvers and build a MVP together, add a collaborative project to your portfolio, learn from peers through reviews, test your prototypes with the real audience, maybe you’ll meet your future co-founders, who knows?

Certificates and some goodies from our friends at Inchin Closer and if you get hungry then we have your back. F&B on the house for the 2-day marathon. Are you still reading?

HACKATHON FEE

It is an application based process. If you get selected, then you have earned it. Simple. Program does not cover living, travel expenses.

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