Introducing: Remotebase Hackfest

Introducing Pakistan’s largest virtual hackathon! A chance to win 2,500,000 in prizes, interact with engineers in Silicon Valley and much more.
About

Hackfest

Remotebase is hosting a weekend-long hackathon in Pakistan to engage the best developers and innovators across the industry.

Together, they will leverage their talent to build game changing solutions to nationwide challenges. We are encouraging developers from diverse backgrounds - experts and professionals to use the power of code to come up with solutions that make a difference.
Judgement Criteria

Pakistan's largest virtual hackathon

17th - 19th September.

Reinvigorate and inspire the software development community to come together and help solve real world problems and showcase their hidden talents.
Visual Appeal
How is the UI/UX? Is the app user-friendly and intuitive?
Relevance
Does it really try to solve a relevant problem in assigned category?
Innovation
Does the app solve the problem in a unique way?
What is the level of detail and novelty?
Impact
Could this app help only a few or thousands of people?
Technical Solutions
How well the app is architected? How well the code is written?
Are you ready to build?
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The Challenge

Coming Soon.

We are curating relevant and exciting challenges by collaborating with The Government of Pakistan for brilliant minds to solve.
So be ready to test your mettle in the 'Hackfest Challenge' and solve some real world issues!
The largest prize pool of any hackathon in Pakistan!

Rs. 2,500,000 of prizes.

Winning Team

  • Cash prize of 10,00,000 Rupees for the winning team.
  • Feedback on a project.
  • Guidance on how to continue work on the project and take it to the next level.
  • Gift hamper for everyone on the winning team.
  • Feature on top 5 teams on our website and social media channels.
  • Final job interview with the CTO.
  • Mentorship session with a FAANG member.
  • Winner certificate and trophy.
  • Chance to come spend a day at Remotebase headquarters.
  • Blog on your team on our website.

Runner Up

  • Cash prize of 500,000 Rupees for the winning team.
  • Gift hamper for everyone on the team.
  • Feedback on a project.
  • Guidance on how to continue work on the project and take it to the next level.
  • Feature on top 5 teams on our website .
  • Final job interview with the CTO.
  • Certificate.

Second Runner Up

  • Cash prize of 300,000 Rupees for the winning team.
  • Gift hamper for everyone on the team.
  • Feedback on a project.
  • Guidance on how to continue work on the project and take it to the next level.
  • Feature on top 5 teams on our website.
  • Final job interview with the CTO .
  • Certificate.
Other Amazing prizes and categories!
Best Designed Project
Visuals that are easy on the eyes
  • Trophy.
  • Gift Hamper.
  • An Iphone
Most functional Project
How well the app is architected
  • Trophy.
  • Gift Hamper.
  • Final job interview with the CTO.
  • Guidance on how to continue work on the project.
  • Cash Prize (10,000).
Best written code
How well the code is written
  • Fitness Band
  • Samsung Gear VR
  • Google mini
  • Customised Merchandise
Investors’ Award
Investors’ Favorite
  • Chance to pitch your idea to angel investors.
Problem Solving Redefined

Let’s come
Build
together

Witness the largest hackathon in Pakistan and build with 1000s of engineers like you!
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Are you ready to be a part of Hackfest?

Apply now as an individual or as a team and earn a chance to win 2,500,000 in prizes!
Agenda

The plan of action.

Here is the agenda for the Hackfest.
Registrations Open
4TH
August
Registrations Closed
9TH
September
Confirmation Emails to Selected Participants
14TH-16TH
September
Hackfest
17TH TO 19TH
September
Top Teams Pitching to Judges
19TH
September
Announcement of Top Teams
19TH
September
In case you were wondering.....

Here are some frequently
asked questions.

What are the dates of the hackathon?
  • The hackathon will commence at 1800 PM PKT on 17th September 2021 and finish at 2100 PM PKT on Sunday 19th September 2021.
Who can participate?
  • Software Engineer , UI/UX Designers, Project Manager, students. If you are up for the challenge and can form a team of at least three participants or ask us to place you in one!
How many people can I have on my team?
  • A team can consist of between 3 and 5 members.
What will be the challenge?
  • We are curating relevant and exciting challenges by collaborating with , The Government of Pakistan for brilliant minds to solve. So be ready to test your mettle in the 'Hackfest Challenge' and solve some real world issues!
Is it open to graduates?
  • Yes of course we welcome qualified graduates but do recommend in order to remain competitive that you have at least one experienced software engineer on your team…..
What is the deadline to apply?
  • Applicants must apply before 13th September'21.
Is it free to participate in the Hackathon ?
  • Yes, absolutely free.
Is there any restriction on using a specific technology stack, or language?
  • No, there is no restriction on using a specific technology stack, or language.
Do we need to have the entire solution fully working?
  • No. We acknowledge that the duration of a hackathon may not be enough time to completely develop a solution. However, the submission should be functional so that it can be reviewed by the judges. Your competitive advantage over other participants is a complete solution.
What are the incentives to participate?
  • We will have a host of prizes in a number of categories including a people’s choice award. Other categories include >>>>>>>>
How may winners will there be?
  • As mentioned above there will one grand prize for the winning group but prizes in several categories up for grabs.
Partners

Meet our sponsors and partners

Remotebase Hackfest is brought to you by our partners and sponsors.
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