Megathon 2018

About The Event EA Sports presents MEGATHON’18 in association with Joveo Idea to Business  Problem statements are out now! E-Cell IIIT-Hyderabad and E-Cell

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Megathon 2018
Megathon 2018


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    About The Event

    EA Sports presents MEGATHON’18 in association with Joveo

    Idea to Business

     Problem statements are out now!

    E-Cell IIIT-Hyderabad and E-Cell IIT-Hyderabad bring back the 3rd edition of Megathon, the largest student Hackathon in Hyderabad on 29th and 30th September, 2018 at IIIT Hyderabad. Get expert guidance from experts of the field and become part of a plethora of fellow thinkers and coders and solve problems affecting the corporate world deeply.

     

    The highly anticipated event is a rigorous 24-hour contest, from 5 pm on 29th to 5pm on 30th September at IIIT Hyderabad. It requires participants to use every grey cell in their brain in an effort to solve 1 of 4 corporate challenges in teams of 1-4 provided by our Challenge Sponsors- EA Sports, Joveo and PwC, through the use of technology with a touch of entrepreneurship. Pitch your idea to the judges and take home prizes worth 6 lakhs.

    Problem Statements will be released by the evening of Friday, 21st September.

    SPONSORS

    Title Sponsor- EA Sports

    Associate Title Sponsor- Joveo

    Challenge Sponsors- EA Sports, Joveo and PwC

     

    PRIZES

    Winning teams get to pitch their business idea at the Business Hack in front of VCs, corporates and top academia to convert their ideas into services/products with a feasible revenue model. Top ideas also have a chance of getting internships.

     

    For each problem statement, the prizes are-

    1st- Rs. 40,000

    2nd- Rs. 20,000

    Special prizes for 3 other teams

     

    Also every participant gets an exclusive Megathon’18 T-Shirt and other goodies.

     

    Intrigued? Check these articles about the previous editions of Megathon:

    - Inc42: https://inc42.com/event/megathon-2017/

    - stuMagz: https://www.stumagz.com/megathon-2017

    - The Hindu Business Line: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/info-tech/megathon-2017-to-be-held-in-gachibowli-on-sept-23-amp-24/article9864924.ece

    - misfits.io: https://misfits.io/hackathon-megathon/

    - India Education Diary: http://indiaeducationdiary.in/largest-student-hackathon-hyderabad-megathon-2017-announces-winners/

     

    Also get a gist of the previous years of Megathon here:

    2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuaNsJj31Qw

    2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2nx3d-QHSs

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    When

      Date :
    • 09/29/201805 - 09/30/2018
    • Start Day :
    • Sunday
    • Time :
    • 12:00AM

    Where

      Location :
    • IIIT Hyderabad,Old Mumbai Highway, Vinayak Nagar,Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
    • Address :
    • Old Mumbai Highway
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    • Vinayak Nagar,Gachibowli-Hyderabad
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