about 2 years ago

Next steps in supporting the ecosystem

Dear Startups!

Indeed you have now graduated to the Startup Space. A hearty congratulations to all of you for achieving this significant milestone. We recognize that each team went the extra mile with developing their prototypes and solid business models.

A special mention and recognition going out again to our three winners;

  • Digicrops
  • Clink
  • Edconnector.ai

 

We look forward to your official product launches at the end of September 2015 at the Prize Giving Ceremony. The exact date will be announced shortly.

 

As promised our support is not just confined to the OECS Business Solutions ThinkTank and Hackathon, but…

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about 2 years ago

Announcing the Winners!!

For Immediate Release:
The Results Are In For the First Ever OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis  (August 27, 2015) -  The results are in for the first ever OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon 13 -15 August spearheaded by the ECCB, Quintessence Consulting and eCaribbean Ltd.

After less than 48 hours of brainstorming, idea formulation and coding with guidance from mentors representing the top echelons of the OECS private and public sector IT community, the eleven teams comprising IT students, teachers, and other IT technocrats as well as entrepreneurs and thought leaders…

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over 2 years ago

Still waiting for Submissions

Congratulations Teams,

Looks like all of you have completed the project portfolio task.

Only four teams have made a submission.

See here for visible submissions....http://oecsthinktankhackathon.devpost.com/submissions

If you have not done so already please submit your project. Ensure that all your team members are listed and accounted for.

This will be need when we annouce winners next week!!!

Instructions for Submissions are as follows;

To enter a submission on https://oecsthinktankhackathon.devpost.com 


Before you can enter a submission or access the submission form, you must first register for the hackathon  you're interested in.


1. Navigate to the URL of the hackathon you want…

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over 2 years ago

Post Hackathon Activities

Dear participants, 

Thank you for your participation in the fun filled epic Hackathon. 

Judges are currently deliberating the winners. 

In the meantime,  some of you had other links to your project that you did not share or submit. 

Some teams used Devpost to highlight their projects. 

Also for the Press you will need to complete your Devpost profile and project in your portfolio. 

So for those of you who have completed your project profiles kindly submit them. 

For those teams who need to edit the profile and include all the links and github repositories.. please do so. 

And lastly there…

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over 2 years ago

Making your Submission

STEP 1: To enter a submission on https://oecsthinktankhackathon.devpost.com 


Before you can enter a submission or access the submission form, you must first register for the hackathon  you're interested in.


1. Navigate to the URL of the hackathon you want to enter.


2. Log in to your Devpost account.


3. Click the “Enter a Submission” button. This takes you to the submission form.
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4.You may submit either a new project or a project that is already in your portfolio.

 

If you are submitting a new project, click the blue “Add a new project” button, fill out…

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over 2 years ago

Day 3- Think Tank Hackathon - JUDGEMENT DAY!!! ARE YOU READY!!!

Participants!!

  Good morning!  We are running 30mins late… we are waiting for participants to arrive.  

   Please find the Agenda below.

 

DAY 3 AGENDA

  • 09:00​ ​ Check in, Review of Day 2 & Announcements
  • 09:15 ​ ​5 min. Flash Talk on Resources Available to Hackers
  • 09:20 ​ ​Hack on!
  • 11:15 ​ ​5 min. Flash Talk on Tracking Your Code
  • 11:20   Hack on!
  • 12:30   Lunch is served continue hacking while you eat
  • 01:15 ​ ​Check in.  
    • Where are you with your coding?  Remember you have to build a real prototype. Don’t just show screen shots and slides

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over 2 years ago

Think Tank Hackathon State of the Union!! - Hello OECS!! Day 2?

Dear  Hack attendees!!

 

How are we doing?  Whats happening?  Can we get a pulse?

Do send us your feedback… click here to brain dump!! .. no worries its anonymous.  It is important we get a pulse!

 

Teams

We have received some emails with team names and team composition.  If you team has not submitted anything yet.. please do so now!! We have  been listing them on the Discussion section of the portal.  http://oecsthinktankhackathon.devpost.com/forum_topics

 

Collaborative agreements/ terms and conditions

It is best practice to have collaborative agreements in place.  I have attached two templates that can be…

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over 2 years ago

Presentations Day 1

Dear Attendees, 

Please find the link below to access the Presentations for Day 1 here.

https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=B86E54E21773BC79!2443&authkey=!AKZbDDWSd__BQOA&ithint=folder%2cpdf

Kind regards,

Telly