KuriusHacks is a 48-hour hackathon that was created by Kurius with the goal to encourage participants to work on impactful projects that can benefit society. We want to enable more students to have tangible impact by leveraging the power of technology for social good.

Learn more about the hackathon here: https://www.kurius.ca/kuriushacks

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Prizes

$CAD500 in prizes

First Place

The first place winners will be able to donate 250$ to a charity of their choice, as well as receiving a certificate recognizing their accomplishments during the hackathon.

Second Place

The second place winners will be able to donate 100$ to a charity of their choice, as well as receiving a certificate recognizing their accomplishments during the hackathon.

Third Place

The third place winners will be able to donate 50$ to a charity of their choice, as well as receiving a certificate recognizing their accomplishments during the hackathon.

EchoAR Prize

1) A $50 Amazon gift card;
2) 1-month free Business Tier access; and
3) a feature in newsletter sent to investors and the AR/VR ecosystem.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  1. A participant must be a current high school or university student in North America. 
  2. A team can be composed of a maximum of 4 people.
  3. Participants of any skill level are welcome. This is a competition focused on innovation and design.

Requirements

  • Projects must be developed only during the period of the hackathon (no continuation hacks are allowed).
  • The maximum team size for the project is 4 people.

  • You need to submit a 2-minute product demo video with your project submission.

Judges

Kurius Executive Team

Catherine Francken

Catherine Francken
Conseillère en Développement Philanthropique chez Centraide du Grand-Montréal

Parastoo Geranmayeh

Parastoo Geranmayeh
Software Engineer on the Chrome Enterprise team

Koren Grinshpoon

Koren Grinshpoon
Founder & COO at echoAR

Heather Brouwer
Volunteer Coordinator at Canadian Polar Bear Habitat

Judging Criteria

  • Quality of Idea
    Includes creativity and originality
  • Implementation of Idea
    Includes how well the idea was executed by the developer and the extent to which the optional tools were leveraged
  • Potential Impact
    Includes the extent to which the solution can help individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations

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