The aim of the Global HERO Hackathon is to tap into the talent of developers around the world and assuage a multitude of negative implications COVID-19 has on society through innovative solutions.

This is a hackathon hosted by the Hygiene Education and Resource Operations Project, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit started by students in Silicon Valley. The aim of the hackathon is to tap into the talent of developers around the globe and assuage the multitude of negative implications COVID-19 has had on society.

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Prizes

$100 in prizes

Amazon or Visa Giftcard

The winning team of The 2020 Global HERO Hackathon will receive $100 an Amazon or Visa gift card.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

Github Repository Link

This allows the judges to take a look at your code. This repository MUST have a README.md containing a brief explanation of the project.

 

Project Link

Provide a link to your project. Upon clicking this, the judges should be able to easily view your project.

 

Video Submission

Please provide a brief 2-minute video presentation of your project. The video should detail the functionality of your project.

Judges

Varun Tandon

Varun Tandon

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    How technically impressive was the hack? Was the technical problem the team tackled difficult? Did it use a particularly clever technique or did it use many different components? How far did they go with the idea? Did the team stretch themselves?
  • Scalability
    Is the hack able to be turned into a big scale project? Can it adapt to growth?
  • Feasibility
    Does the hack work? Did the team achieve everything they wanted?
  • Relation to Track
    How visible is the hack’s connection to track?