KIC Female Entrepreneurs Hackathon 2019
The KIC Female Entrepreneurs Hackathon is part of the KIC Female Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 2019 organised by the Kosmos Innovation Center for female entrepreneurs across all 16 regions of Ghana.
The 3-day bootcamp brings together young female entrepreneurship enthusiasts from around Ghana to a common platform to learn, build capacity and innovate on agribusiness in Ghana. It is seeking to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in Ghana, through educating and informing about the possibilities and the opportunities available for adding social and economic value through agribusiness.
The hackathon which will take place on the last day of the bootcamp is aimed at getting all participants to use their learnings to come up with innovations to practical problems in Ghana's agri-business value chain.
ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE
A. The Hackathon IS open to:
- Individuals who are participants of the KIC Female Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 2019
- Teams of up to 5 Eligible Individuals who are all participating in the KIC Female Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 2019.
B. The Hackathon IS NOT open to:
- Individuals or teams who are not participants of the KIC Female Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 2019
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS
Bootcamp participants must do the following to participate in the Hackathon:
- Register for the Hackathon on the Hackathon Website. To complete registration, sign up to create a Devpost account, or log in with an existing Devpost account. There is no charge for creating a Devpost account. This will enable you to receive important updates and access the “Enter a Submission” page.
- To submit an idea, click on the "Enter a submission" button after registering for a Devpost account and then submit your entry.
CEO / Developers In Vogue
Director / Mobile Web Ghana
Entrepreneur Coach / KIC
Originality and Creativity
Did the team come up with a good solution to the initial problem or challenge? How creative has the team been in solving the challenge? Did they come up with a radical approach, or did they follow existing patterns and solutions?
Feasibility, economic and societal value and sustainability define the “business model”. Is the idea feasible, does it have economic and societal value, and is it sustainable?
How relevant is the idea's use case to Ghana's agri-business value chain? Can it be sold effectively? How quickly does the value become apparent upon initial adoption?
Was the pitch convincing enough, was it short and to the point, and what about enthusiasm of the team? Were the judges able to clearly understand (a)what the problem and solution are, (b)business model and how the team intends to execute etc?