hacksingapore

25 & 26 May 2024

DBS Asia X @ Eclipse

A PART OF THE GLOBAL HACKATHON SERIES

An Initiative By

Platform Partner

Co-Host & City Partner

OVERVIEW

We’re back, Singapore!

Brace yourself for an unforgettable hackathon adventure as hacksingapore arrives in the bustling city of sunny Singapore. Join us on our 3rd run of hacksingapore where we gather talents to tackle problems through emerging technologies.

Held at DBS Asia X, immerse yourself in a whirlwind of 24 action-packed hours, filled with excitement at hacksingapore. From captivating keynote speeches to hands-on technical workshops and fierce competition, this event is set to ignite your passion for innovation. With a spotlight on three core themes, get ready to showcase your wit, creativity, and ingenuity in the ultimate showdown.

At hacksingapore, we’re not just coding – we’re shaping the future. Are you ready to leave your mark on The Global Hackathon Series?

CHALLENGE STATEMENTS

Financial Inclusion

Singapore’s aging population, coupled with rising living costs, poses a challenge for individuals to secure a financially secure retirement. DBS is looking for innovative tech solutions to empower this demographic and improve their retirement adequacy. Develop a solution that empowers the ageing population to achieve a financially secure retirement as the country becomes more affluent

Social Responsibility

Singapore’s high digital connectivity and active society are assets. Create a solution to enhance civic participation that facilitates volunteer opportunities and community engagement.

Digital Empowerment

Singapore is advancing its smart city initiatives within a compact urban environment. Create a solution to enhance commuter experiences.

PRIZES

USD 180,000

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

24-hour Hackathon
Keynote Speeches
Technical Workshops
Mentor Hours

HACKSINGAPORE
SPONSORS & PARTNERS

CO-HOST &
CITY PARTNER

SPONSORS &
CORPORATE
PARTNERS

COMMUNITY PARTNERS & CORPORATE PARTNERS

SPEAKERS

Bidyut Dumra

Bidyut Dumra Group Head of Innovation, DBS

Lim Him Chuan

Group Executive & Head of GSTAR (Group Strategy, Transformation, Analytics & Research), DBS

Sally Tay

Executive Director,
DBS

Yoeven Khemlani

CEO & Co-Founder,
JigsawStack

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OUR NETWORK

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Not from Singapore? Check out the other cities of The Global Hackathon Series.

FAQ

When is hacksingapore being held?

hacksingapore is part of AngelHack’s The Global Hackathon Series and will be held on the 25th and 26th May 2024.

The Grand Winner of hacksingapore will be guaranteed a spot in The Global Hackathon Series Grand Finals happening in Singapore in October 2024.

We want anyone with ideas or the passion to innovate to participate. With that said, having basic programming knowledge and skills could increase the chances of your team winning as a functioning MVP is required for project submission. All participants must be 18 years old and above as well.

Registration opens on 17 April 2024 and closes on 24 May 2024, 11:59PM (GMT+8).

Solo participants are welcome as teams can consist of 1 to 4 members. Therefore, you can participate alone or with up to three other individuals as part of your team. Fret not — we have carved out time on Day 1 of the hackathon to support team formation efforts. We highly encourage participants to form teams with others so that different skillsets and perspectives can be incorporated into your project!

You’re absolutely welcome to participate solo! However, it’s important to note that only teams can submit hackathon projects. A team can consist of 1 to 4 members. If you’re looking for a team or additional team members, we’ve allocated time on Day 1 of the hackathon specifically for team formation. We strongly encourage participants to collaborate with others and form teams during this period. Teaming up allows you to incorporate diverse skillsets and perspectives into your project, enhancing your overall experience!

Yes! Anyone who wishes to participate in hacksingapore must register individually via Eventbrite.

A team can submit their project under 1 challenge statement only during each hackathon.

Participants will wholly own the intellectual property rights to the projects they develop during the hackathon. There are no obligations for participants to share, license, or commercialize their projects. Your creations are yours to explore and develop as you see fit.

Contact the AngelHack team on the official Event Discord or at hackglobal@angelhack.com for further clarifications!

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