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humans

A 48-hour hackathon to improve how
we live, work, collaborate, and learn.

New York, NY | Nov 1-3, 2019

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the prompt

How might we make human life better?

Calling all engineers, designers, idea people, coders, and business builders.

Our invite-only hackathon series is coming to New York's Hudson Yards to tackle Human 2.0: the next generation of human technologies that will define how we live, work, collaborate, and learn.
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focus areas

Health and Wellness

How can we use technology to make humans healthier?

Productivity

How can we enable humans to live better lives?

Smarter and Safer Workplaces

How can humans become more productive and be safer in the workplace?

Adaptable Learning

How can we enhance humans’ learning, memory, and recall capacity?
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why should i apply?

People

Spend the weekend with some of the world’s best and brightest builders.

Prizes

The top teams will take home over $20,000 in prizes, plus mentorship and the opportunity for investment should they pursue the idea moving forward. As always, there will be more opportunities to get involved with BCGDV at the end of the weekend.

Expenses

Each participant will receive a stipend to cover travel costs. All meals throughout the duration of the hackathon will be provided.
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examples
Health and Wellness
Productivity
Smarter and Safer Workplace
Adaptable Learning
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experience

DV Hacks brings together a curated group of participants to build not only great products, but great businesses.

When our judges pick a winner, it’s on the basis of feasibility, viability, and desirability in addition to strong code. Are you up for the challenge?
Fri 1
12:00Pm
Arrive, Welcome
1:00pm
Ideation + Concept Development
5:00pm-midnight
Build
Sat 2
7:00Am - midnight
Crank Code
Sun 3
7:00am-11:00am
Finishing Touches
11:30am-2:30pm
Pitches
2:30PM-3:00pm
Judging + Winners Announced