General FAQ's

In a short period of time you will gain a lot valuable knowledge. For two days experts from different fields will share their knowledge and insights, introduce the basics of business, teach to recognize the target market and identify the most important steps to be taken by future successful entrepreneurs. Also, it is a great place for making new acquaintances that can be useful for your career in the future.

19th-20th October, 2019 

Business School at Vilnius University is organising an exclusive event – a two days challenge called Edtech Hackathon.

Hackathon will be held at venue of Vilnius University Business School (Vilniaus universiteto Verslo mokykla), Saulėtekio ave. 22, Vilnius

If you are a developer, designer, creator, entepreneur or a person, who has ideas suitable for the Edtech industry, wants to put them to practical use and contribute to solutions of the future education and studies, then this event is perfect for you.

You can fill in the participant’s form on this web page by 23:59, 15th  of October. According to your answers in the questionnaire, the organizers of the event will evaluate your motivation (which is the most important) and personal qualities.

People, who are selected to take part in the event, will be divided into teams on the day of the event (mostly by 6). These teams will be formed by unifying ideas. In order to bring together teams of high quality and fulfilling needs for different competencies, each member will be assigned one of these roles: Developer, Designer, Project manager or Entrepreneur. Participants will be able to choose their roles in advance by completing the registration form.

Teams are also invited to register.

Everyone participating in the Edtech Hackathon will receive:

  • Team workplace with all the necessary tools
  • Information for a successful start (short but concrete introduction to prototype development)
  • Professional help (mentors from different fields will share their insights and advice)

Solutions for a more innovative education system

Many people will agree, that Lithuania’s current education system needs some changes. Only young, ambitious, courageous people who have unconventional ideas can help to fix these problems. The solutions developed during the Hackathon should encourage young people to make more active and effective use of the benefits of the Lithuanian education system. But first of all, society needs to be prepared for innovation.

Teams that makes the most progress over the weekend and will get the best evaluation for the final pitch, will win.

Before event formed teams, that are looking forward to develop their idea or are looking for additional team members or mentorship are welcome to register.

Each team member needs to register with the same team name!

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