This isn’t your ordinary Hackathon.. Join us over the course of 8 weeks to tackle some of the most pressing challenges that we are facing today.

This isn’t your ordinary Hackathon.. Join us over the course of 8 weeks to tackle some of the most pressing challenges that we are facing today.

Pick a team, choose a challenge, and then build your solution for a chance to win $350,000 in prizes. 

 

This is a open concept hackathon, with the idea of creating a solution to one of the following challenges we currently face; Social Distancing, Transportation, Food delivery, Healthcare. 

Create a solution and get to work!

We are not telling you what to do, we want you to illustrate your ideas in a way you see fit. Whether that comes from building a app or creating a presentation - it is your choice!

Chalenges to choose from: Social Distancing - Transportation - Food Delivery - Healthcare 

visit https://virtualhacks.ca/ for more info!

View full rules

Prizes

$CAD975,000 in prizes

1st Place

Winning teams will receive CAD$350,000 in conjunction with an opportunity to bring their ideas to life over the course of 6+ months through an internship with Hi-ride and Facedrive.

Winning teams can also opt-in to collect a cash prize immediately without having to implement their solution – valued at 10% of the amounts listed above, which would amount to $35,000.

2nd Place

Winning teams will receive CAD$250,000 in conjunction with an opportunity to bring their ideas to life over the course of 6+ months through an internship with Hi-ride and Facedrive.

Winning teams can also opt-in to collect a cash prize immediately without having to implement their solution – valued at 10% of the amounts listed above, which would amount to $25,000.

3rd Place

Winning teams will receive CAD$150,000 in conjunction with an opportunity to bring their ideas to life over the course of 6+ months through an internship with Hi-ride and Facedrive.

Winning teams can also opt-in to collect a cash prize immediately without having to implement their solution – valued at 10% of the amounts listed above, which would amount to $15,000.

4th Place

Winning teams will receive CAD$125,000 in conjunction with an opportunity to bring their ideas to life over the course of 6+ months through an internship with Hi-ride and Facedrive.

Winning teams can also opt-in to collect a cash prize immediately without having to implement their solution – valued at 10% of the amounts listed above, which would amount to $12,500.

5th Place

Winning teams will receive CAD$100,000 in conjunction with an opportunity to bring their ideas to life over the course of 6+ months through an internship with Hi-ride and Facedrive.

Winning teams can also opt-in to collect a cash prize immediately without having to implement their solution – valued at 10% of the amounts listed above, which would amount to $10,000.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Who can participate?

Any individual, 18 years or older. We encourage individuals from all countries and backgrounds to apply, however there are some restrictions.  

Teams; Must be no greater than 5 individuals per team

Are there any restrictions?

This challenge is not open to individuals who are residents of, or organizations domiciled in, a country, state, province, or territory where the laws of Canada and the United States or local law prohibits participating or receiving a prize in the challenge.

This challenge is not open to individuals that represent Organizations. 

See rules for more details. 

Requirements

What must the final solution include? 

Text Description: The text description should explain the features and functionality of your Application and/or a step by step walkthrough of the application / idea. 

Images: The image(s) should be photographs or screenshots of your working Application.

Video/Presentation: The video portion of the Submission: a. should be less than five (5) minutes; b. must include footage that clearly explains the Application’s features and functionality through a comprehensive demonstration;

Additional information: Background of the idea conception, who is on the team, the problem statement and which sector the solution applies to (Health, Transportation, etc) and a value proposition. 

How will the solutions be presented?

A complete demonstration of the solution must be uploaded to Youtube and the link must be provided on the submission form on the Challenge Website. Solutions must be original and cannot include any trademark / copywrite content unless permission has been granted before hand. 

Judges

Nikhil Sheth

Nikhil Sheth
Facedrive

Akshat Soni

Akshat Soni
Hiride CEO

Judging Criteria

  • Originaliity
  • Design & Utility
  • Impact

themes

  • Machine Learning/ AI
  • Productivity
  • COVID-19