FUNKE Digital GmbH is looking forward to stage a Hackathon Thursday 7th - Saturday 9th September with the topic AI (Artificial Intelligence), bots, and voice control systems like Alexa or Google Assistant. The event is hosted in cooperation with next media accelerator and Google News Lab.
AI, bots and voice control systems are already present on many devices. Their penetration will rapidly and massive reach out to our daily routine. That’s why we claim that topic and challenge ‚Let the machines talk!‘
$6,000 in prizes
FUNKE Digital Trophy „News & Voice“
Therefore we dare for an outstanding idea that solves a use case concerning our news and entertainment contents with voice application.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
How to enter
Please register via Eventbrite > https://funkehackathon.eventbrite.com
Google News Lab
CDO FUNKE Media Group and CEO FUNKE Digital
Editor in Chief, Medium Magazin
Managing Partner, next media accelerator
Have you spoken to potential customers? What did they say? Is that something they would use? Prove it!
Explain the solution in a way that really makes us understand what you have built. Show us a demo, prototype, film. If you have a product that you haven't developed yet please explain how this could be technologically possible.
Why you are better than your competitors? What do you do that others don't? Prove it!
Customer Acquisition 10%
Where do the customers come from? Show the market possibilities for your product and sow us how you are going to get them to use your product. Tell us how much would cost you to acquire a new use.
Next Steps 10%
If you have the time explain something about your team, your vision and why you need the money of the prize, what are you going to do with it?