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HACK4PURPOSE

Hack4Purpose 2024 is a national competition by DPurpose Foundation for college students in India. It challenges them to develop creative solutions for a sustainable future, aligned with UN goals.
Location
India
Mode
Virtual
Organized By
DPurpose Foundation
ABOUT

Phase 1 (Ideation):

  • Applications open across India.
  • Top 100 teams selected.
  • Live presentations by all 100 teams in "Finale 1" (April).

Phase 2 (Product Development):

  • Selected teams join a platform for idea-to-product development.
  • 6-month growth period.

Online "Finale 2" (October) to showcase final products.

PRIZE DETAILS

Finale 1:

1st Place: ₹1 Lakh cash prize for the best presentation. 

2nd & 3rd Place: Special prizes awarded. 

Top 100 Teams: Present their ideas and receive ₹25 Lakhs worth of support for development. All Participants: E-certificate for participation. Opportunity to use the DPurpose Foundation platform to turn their idea into a product.

Participant Criteria
  • Undergraduate students in their 3rd or 4th year pursuing Engineering degrees MBA students
  • Postgraduate students in their final year (of any discipline)
  • All universities in India are welcome (except IITs, NITs, IIMs, and IISc) - This event focuses on encouraging innovation from universities outside major citie
  • Minimum team size: 2 members
  • Maximum team size: 4 members
  • At least 1 female member per team (more women = preference)
  • No limit on the number of applications per university
CHALLENGE

Hack from Seniors: Transform past student projects/theses into a business model, adding innovation and crediting the original creators.

Hack from Native: Develop solutions that benefit local industry and heritage, focusing on region's unique identity and challenges.

Hack from Us: Address global issues aligned with the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) using provided data and information.

Hack from You: Propose own original solution related to any SDG, addressing global challenges with unique perspective and working together as a team to make a difference

Additional details
26th-27th June,2024

Hackathon Date

India-Based

Who Can Participate

Free

Entry fee

Legacy Launch

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Registration ends by:
May 29, 2024
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