beyond-hackathon

White Label Hackathons

  • 24-48 hour events in which regional startup ecosystem participants such as designers, developers and coders unify their efforts and work intensively on innovative ideas and products.
  • Each Hackathon addresses one or more specific challenges and participants work (in teams) on high-level solutions until the “pitch session” where they present their projects to an expert jury.
  • Winning teams receive: a) cash awards and additional prizes b) can join directly one of the acceleration programs guided by Found.ation and its partners.

Indicative events:

Beyond Hackathon by Eurobank

A regional FinTech Hackathon, bringing together Global Industry Leaders and regional startup ecosystem participants, aiming to develop a generation of FinTech companies that will build products & services to transform customer experience with the use of Eurobank APIs.

Smart cities

In December 2016, Microsoft Hellas and Found.ation organized Hack.athon “smartcities” in cooperation with “This is Athens” (the official city of Athens guide of the municipality of Athens). More than 70 people including designers, developers, coders and students participated and presented highly innovative solutions which can make city life more efficient and friendly.

Designathon

Designathon is a hackathon for designers. Leading Digital Agencies share their vision and knowledge. Graphic design students and graphic designers have 24 hours to show their creativity and skills.

WOWZAPP

WOWZAPP 2012, the Worldwide Hackathon for Windows by Microsoft, took place in November 2012 in more than 30 locations worldwide. Found.ation was responsible for the event in Greece which gathered more than 500 developers. Participants worked in teams to develop apps in order to be published and available for download in the Windows Store. Winning teams received a series of awards by Microsoft.