At the largest hackathon in Southern Maharashtra, more than 200 students across India came together to bring ingenious ideas to life at WCE Hackathon’18 and now we are here with the second chance for millions of students across India to come together and work on several ideas leading to innovation.
WCE-Hackathon was jointly organized by "WCE ACM Student Chapter", "Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship Cell" and "Department of CSE". Sponsored by TEQIP-III, A World Bank Project, Risemetric LLP, IET and Aspiring Minds. Also, by GitHub, IntelliJ(JetBrains) and Wolfram in terms of various goodies and technical subscriptions.
WCE-Hackathon was conducted jointly by WCE ACM Student Chapter; Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship Cell and Department of CSE; Sponsored by TEQIP-3, A World Bank Project; Risemetric LLP; IET and Aspiring Minds. Also, an indirect sponsorship in terms of goodies and subscriptions from GitHub, IntelliJ(JetBrains)and Wolfram.
Even though 2018 was the first year of WCE hackathon, we see the wave of innovation. WCE hackathon’18 united the designers and developers at one place to work in collaboration on their projects. WCE hackathon saw after official announcement done on 2nd February 2018, the website of WCE-Hackathon was made officially public.
Details of Online Submission are as follows: Dr. Neeran Karnik was the judge for Round 1. Based on judging parameters, total of 20 Teams were shortlisted for the onsite Hackathon. Round 2 was the onsite Hackathon which was conducted in Boys’ Study Room on 24th and 25th March 2018.
Details of Online Submission are as follows:
Dr. Neeran Karnik was the judge for Round 1. Based on judging parameters, total of 20 Teams were shortlisted for the onsite Hackathon. Round 2 was the onsite Hackathon which was conducted in Boys’ Study Room on 24th and 25th March 2018.
“ Last year, WCE Hackathon drew nearly 200 students, spanned across India, and built their projects in domains like smart and safe transportation, agriculture, education and more. WCE Hackathon’18 helped students to get their projects on the way of getting patents for their ideas ”
Round 2 was the onsite Hackathon which was conducted on 24th and 25th March 2018.The inauguration ceremony took place in Tilak Hall on 24th March 2018 at 10:00 am. Mr. Mohan Mardikar (Global Delivery Head, TCS), Mr. Ashok Sawant (CEO, Infosawant Technologies Pvt. Ltd.), Mr. Sumit Shah (Founder and Director, Risemetric) were present for the inauguration ceremony.
Total 18 teams participated for the onsite Hackathon. These teams competed for continuous 24 hours to innovate, build and deploy their ideas. The power judging started at 9:00 am on 25th March. The judging panel comprised of Mr. Gopal Raje Patwardhan, Mr. Pankaj Samani, Mr. Sumit Shah, and Mr. Mahesh Jadhav.
All the teams presented their products in the form of presentations and demo. Judging Panel provided feedback to the teams regarding their product and business model.Judges gave their results in the form of winning teams.
Prizes were Rs. 50000, Rs. 30000, Rs. 20000 respectively.
Other than this, awards like Best Business Model was awarded to WCE Mavericks and Best Innovation to Shodhak. Both teams are from WCE, Sangli.
“ Hackathons are where your crazy ideas become reality. ”
- Alex Kern