Hackathon is a 48-hour tech competition to create innovative products. Pasha Hackathon encourages students, corporates, marketing specialists, designers, and coders to solve current workflow problems and generate new ideas implemented by Umico Market.
Connecting local tech communities in major cities to create viable and innovative business ideas and product concepts
Streamlining the evaluation process for companies, identifying talent, and creating opportunities to test the strong teams
Creating new industry-specific commercial opportunities and increasing the speed of these opportunities to market
Innovative Approaches to Boosting Profitability via Customer/Vendor Attraction and Retention
Enhancing Customer Acquisition through Referral Programs
Attracting and Empowering Partners on Umico Market
Empowering Content Creators/Influencers on the Umico Market Platform
This evaluation criteria assesses the originality and innovativeness of the solutions presented during the hackathon. Judges will look for groundbreaking and unconventional ideas that demonstrate a unique approach to solving the challenges. Solutions that showcase novel concepts, creative problem-solving, and out-of-the-box thinking will be highly regarded under this category.
User experience is at the core of successful products and services. In this evaluation category, participants' solutions will be evaluated based on their ability to create a user-friendly and engaging experience for customers, vendors, or partners. Solutions that prioritize intuitive interfaces, seamless navigation, and interactive elements to keep users engaged will receive positive recognition.
Judges will consider integrating the ideas into Umico's infrastructure and business processes. Solutions demonstrating a clear understanding of technological limitations, resource requirements, and potential obstacles will score well in this category.
In this category, participants' solutions will be evaluated based on their potential to generate commercial success and impact the market. Judges will look for solutions that not only address the specified challenges but also have a clear market fit and potential for revenue generation. Concepts that demonstrate a strong value proposition, scalability, and market demand will be highly valued.
The team and their presentation play a crucial role in conveying the value and impact of the solutions. Judges will assess the participants' teamwork, collaboration, and ability to present their ideas effectively. A well-structured and persuasive presentation that showcases the team's passion, domain knowledge, and dedication to their solution will be considered positively in this evaluation category.
Hackathon is a technical competition where software developers, interface designers, and business hustlers work together in groups of 4-6 people for 3 days and develop a new project.
At Hackathon, we aim to solve current workflow issues and encourage new ideas for Umico Market. You can find more details on the Categories section of this website.
We welcome all software developers, designers, and all who enjoy developing digital projects, who want to experience the spirit of Hackathon, and who have new ideas about Umico Market, provided that they are teams of 4-6 person. (If you will join from another country, 2 participants’ physical appearance will be enough to continue.)
In order to participate in Hackathon, you must first fill out the application form as a team. Participants will be selected due to the evaluation to be made among those who fill out the application form. We've streamlined the process to make it easier for teams. Only ONE member from each team should fill out this form on behalf of all team members. Please ensure you provide accurate details for each member, including their Name, Surname, Email Address, Phone Number and LinkedIn Profile. Incomplete or inaccurate applications may result in your team's disqualification.The selected candidates must attend Hackathon with their own computers.
The jury and our mentors will observe you throughout the process and evaluate you based on both the way you work and the quality of the solution you produce. At the end of the competition, the final evaluation will take place, and the winners will be announced. To give an idea, the criteria that can be taken into account in scoring are given at the Evaluation section of the website.
Yes, Hackathon is free of charge for the participants; and will be held offline.
In Hackathon, you should be ready for intense competition as well as training, mentoring, and networking. A program where you can have a pleasant time when you are not coding is waiting for you. You can check the Hackathon Agenda for detailed information.
No, due to the competition, you are expected to do your coding during the competition. Projects coded before the competition will be disqualified even if they win an award.
The presentations made at the end of the Hackathon marathon will be evaluated by the jury on the same day, and the winners will be announced.
No, you will not need to be physically presented all 48 hours. Your physical presence is required during the working hours of the Hackathon, including necessary training and mentorship sessions indicated in the flow that will be notified to all participants in advance. Coding night can be coordinated with participants online/ from home.
As we are expecting participants not only from Azerbaijan, the language of the Hackathon will be English.
PASHA Hackathon will provide $1000 travel support per team for participants joining from outside Azerbaijan. Payments will be made after you have shown participation in the Hackathon.