Are you into Deep Learning, AI, Machine Learning, or NLP?
Who isn’t, you say? Exactly. Then you’re in the right place: the Bangalore’s biggest ever AI hackathon is kicking off.

We are very glad to announce that Awesummly is conducting an in-office 24 hour Hackathon – “WHAT THE HACK 1.0” which is completely based on AI, on 9th December 2017.

What The Hack 1.0

Awesummly “WHAT THE HACK 1.0” is AI-based hackathon where hackers from all over will celebrate the spirit of programming and learn to create novel tangible solutions or actionable ideas that will be used in the real product. So, whether you are a student, a beginner, a programmer, an entrepreneur, or just a concerned citizen, this is a fabulous opportunity for you to work on the real problem and help the machine to make them smarter.

When It’s happening?

9th December 2017 (3 PM Onwards)

Where It’s happening?

Innov8 Coworking, Koramangala, Bengaluru.

Selection Criteria: The team or an Individual would be selected depending upon the number of hackathons they have attended post analysing their GitHub profiles.


9th December 2017

3:00 PM – Registration Closes

3:30 PM – Opening Ceremony

5:00 PM – Hackathon Starts

7:00 PM – Detox  Session(RAW Pressery)

9:30 PM – Dinner

10th December 2017

12:00 AM – 1st Checkpoint

1:00 AM – Energy Break by Redbull

6:00 AM – 2nd Checkpoint

8:30 AM – Breakfast

11:00 AM – Final Submission

11:15 AM – Analysing and Code Review session

02:00 PM – Lunch

02:30 PM – Closing and Prize Distribution Ceremony

Problem Statement: You can check the problem statement by clicking here. All the required datasets would be shared with the selected teams personally via email.

What’s in there for you?

  1. Free food for all the participants.
  2. Free Juices from Raw Pressery and Redbull Cans for all the participants.
  3. Prize worth Rs. 50k is up for grab. So even the second runners-ups will be going back home with something to cherish about. Participation certificate will be given to every participant at the end of the hackathon.
  4. Free VR games coupons from SMAAASH to everyone being a part of this mega event.
  5. 90% scholarship will be given to every participant by BYTE ACADEMY on their foundation course.
  6. The Team(or the individual) who performs exceptionally well and is declared as the winner by our jury, will be crowned as the HACKSTAR of What The Hack 1.0 and will get there hands on a whopping prize money of Rs. 25,000, Certificates, 50% scholarship on any Full-Time course by Byte Academy, Gift Hampers from Karma Kaapi, Free Coupon to all games by Smaaash and free AWS credits from AWS Activate.
  7. The First Runners-up will be awarded a prize money of Rs. 10,000, Certificates, 30% scholarship on any Full-Time course by Byte Academy, Gift Hampers from Karma Kaapi, Free Coupon to all games by Smaaash and free AWS credits from AWS Activate.
  8. The Third Runners-up will be getting Certificates, 20% scholarship on any FullTime course by Byte Academy, Gift Hampers from Karma Kaapi, Free Coupon to all games by Smaaash and free AWS credits from AWS Activate.

We are more than honoured to have Mr Manish Singhal, Founding Partner of pi Ventures and Mr Vijaya Kumar Ivaturi, Co-Founder and CTO of Crayon Data as the chief guest for the opening ceremony.

Mr Manish Singhal is a keen technology, people and business leader. He has been active in the startup ecosystem in India for several years. He co-founded LetsVenture.com and led it to become the leading marketplace for startups & early-stage investors in India (enabled 15 startups raising their rounds) within a very short span of time.

Mr Manish Singhal

Mr Vijaya Kumar Ivaturi is also an active member of Indian Angel Network, a syndicate for early-stage capital to invest in the start-up companies. He is one of the core members of CII’s Innovation Council and a charter member of TiE. He serves on the governing council of CMI Algo Labs, an industry-academia initiative by Chennai Mathematical Institute.

Mr Vijaya Kumar Ivaturi

Their presence will make the event more gracious and you all have a chance to learn a lot from these two supergiants of AI industry.

We are very happy to let you know that along with Awesummly, a lot of other big companies have joined their hands to help us take this hackathon one level up. We would like to thank AWS Activate(Technology Partner), Byte Academy(Education Partner), Innov8 Coworking(Venue Partner), Red Bull(Beverage Partner), Raw Pressery(Detox Partner), Karma Kaapi(Coffee Partner) and Smaaash(Entertainment Partner) for being a part of this event. We hope that this is just a beginning of something very unique and we wish to take it to a whole different level in upcoming editions of What The Hack.

Sponsors of WTH 1.0

So, What are you waiting for? Fill out the form and be a part of this amazing event.

Form link: https://goo.gl/forms/sawwDINBaLjWpKZZ2

Last Date to fill the form: 7th December(1 PM)

NOTE:  No to and fro travel reimbursement would be provided to any participant who is not from Bengaluru.

See you on 9th!

Till then, Stay Awesome!


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