It’s been a protracted evening at Enviornment Berlin. The constructing hosted a really particular competitors — the Disrupt Berlin Hackathon.
A whole bunch of engineers and designers bought collectively to provide you with one thing cool, one thing neat, one thing superior. The one situation was that they solely had 24 hours to work on their tasks. A few of them have been collaborating in our occasion for the primary time, whereas others have been regulars. A few of them slept on the ground in a nook, whereas others drank an excessive amount of Purple Bull.
We might all really feel the joy within the air when the 45 groups took the stage to current a one-minute demo to impress fellow coders and our judges. However just one workforce might take dwelling the grand prize and €four,200. So, with out additional ado, meet the Disrupt Berlin 2017 Hackathon winner.
Winner: Fast Insurance coverage
Fast Insurance coverage is the simplest option to buy an insurance coverage product for all of your helpful stuff. Let’s say you go snowboarding for every week with a really costly digicam. In just some faucets, you’ll be able to insure your digicam for every week out of your cellphone.
Runner-Up #1: BillboardAR
BillboardAR permits you to flip any billboard commercial into an on the spot buy alternative. You simply level your cellphone at any advert to get extra particulars, discover the closest retailer or purchase on-line.
Runner-Up #2: Altrui.st
While you go to a website, Altrui.st goes to make use of your pc sources to mine for cryptocurrencies. However this isn’t a nasty hack as Altrui.st needs to supply fundamental minimal revenue to folks in want. Learn extra about Altrui.st in our separate submit.
Sabela Garcia Cuesta, Program Supervisor, Subsequent Media Accelerator
Sabela Garcia Cuesta works at subsequent media accelerator (NMA) in Hamburg offering early stage media startups a spot to develop quick and scale in Europe getting into first the German market. As program supervisor she represents NMA in Germany and overseas spreading this system’s advantages for European and Israeli startups, scouting potential candidates for this system and mingling with media executives and buyers. She additionally guides the groups as soon as they’ve come to Germany to assist them attain their targets.
Tina Egolf, CPO, Clue
Tina Egolf leads pirate ships (aka product groups). As Clue’s CPO she is at present defining the worldwide product technique and constructing the product, progress and monetisation groups for Clue, the #1 cellular app for feminine well being worldwide. Earlier than becoming a member of Clue, she took a detour into consulting with ThoughtWorks, labored for Podio as Senior Product Supervisor, based and failed together with her personal startup and bought modern artwork. She additionally blogs about “future of labor” and coordinates the Hamburg Geekettes, a community for ladies within the tech and startup scene.
Susanne Kaiser, CTO, simply.social
Because the CTO at Simply Software program, Susanne Kaiser is answerable for the software program growth of JUST SOCIAL – offering apps for collaboration and communication in organizations. She has a background in pc sciences and a technical and entrepreneurial experience for greater than 15 years. She can be a public speaker on worldwide tech levels.
Diana Knodel, CEO & founder, App Camps
Diana Knodel is the founder and CEO of App Camps (appcamps.de), a non-profit that brings coding and digital abilities into the classroom. With a background in pc science, psychology and academic analysis she labored in academia and the IT business as a software program engineer, product supervisor and workforce lead. In 2016 Diana was appointed as visitor professor and lecturer at Technical College of Berlin, educating future educators about coding and CS within the classroom. Diana is an envoy for the Hamburg Geekettes and brings collectively aspiring and established feminine tech innovators. Version F and D64 named her as one of many 25 main girls in Germany for the digital future.
Lisa Lang, CEO & founder, Electroculture
In now greater than 10 years into her expertise and media profession, Lisa Lang has gained a robust popularity for being a game-changer in digital product and media innovation. She has based ElektroCouture in 2014, a collaborative home for bespoke applied sciences. Lisa is a mentor to a number of European Startups, and has been named one of many high 100 most influential folks in wearable tech worldwide.