HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020 is a 3 day hackathon that will span from 18-20 Sep 2020, where up to 300 participants will get the opportunity to come together virtually to ideate, hack, design and develop solutions for Heartlands of Tomorrow.
Participants can look forward to team formation, brainstorming sessions, workshops, one-to-one mentorships and mock pitches during the 3 day hackathon. HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020 will culminate in a pitch presentation to a panel of judges made up of industry veterans, pioneers in digital innovations and notable partners.
Up to 10 teams from HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020 will be selected for the 4 weeks Pre-Accelerator programme.
Selected teams from HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020 will be given the opportunity to attend weekly masterclasses, check-ins and work with mentors during one-on-one sessions to further develop their MVP over a course of 4 weeks. At the end of the Pre-Accelerator programme, teams will pitch to a panel of partners where they can look forward to getting ideas adopted!
HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020 is a non-chargeable event. If you are interested in attending the HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020, simply register for your ticket here.
No, you don’t. HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020 offers the opportunity for participants to connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds and develop ideas collectively.
If you have been researching an idea with a team, you can still sign up to participate in HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020. Please take note that partially-developed prototypes and teams with an MVP will not be allowed to join HDB Cool Ideas Hack as it would be unfair to the other participants.
We actively encourage all participants to keep an open mind and work with other innovators to explore great ideas.
We are looking for participants that fall under the following categories:
Teams are limited to a minimum of 4 participants and maximum number of 6 participants. Ideally, the team should comprise a mix of Doer, Developer and Designer for cross-pollination of ideas. Any team that does not fulfil the team members criteria may be disqualified.
HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020 is held virtually on the virtual collaboration platform from 18-20 Sep. Platforms will only be accessible by registered participants.
The Pre-Accelerator will be a weekly programme held from 5 Oct to 1 Nov. Pitch Day for the Pre-Accelerator will be held on 3 Nov.
Teams will be evaluated based on their idea, aligned to the theme of HDB Cool Ideas Hack 2020.Teams will also be evaluated based on these 3 elements: Validation, Execution and Design & Innovation.