WE'RE NOT YOUR TYPICAL THREE-DAY HACKATHON. Creating innovative projects over the span of a month.

Hack The 6ix proudly presents the final showcase of Wealthsimple's 2018 Summer Bootcamp. Over the course of four weeks, selected applicants have teamed up to work on various tech projects of their choice alongside Wealthsimple employees and mentors to create projects in conjunction with the Wealthsimple API. Particpants will demo their products live on June 21st, 2018 to the entire Wealthsimple staff. 

For any questions or to see pictures of our past four weeks, check us out on facebook at: www.facebook.com/hackthe6ix or email us at hello@hackthe6ix.com

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Eligibility

This workshop is open to individuals invited by the organizers to participate as a result of the invitation or selection process. Participation in the Hackathon constitutes Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). The term “you” refers to you, the “Participant”. Failure to abide by the regulations outlined or the associated rules may render the participant ineligible to participate or win “prizes”. Members of the core Hack the 6ix team are ineligible to participate and win “prizes”.

Requirements

Please include all additional presentation files and supplmentary files along with a copy of all graphical assets and code with your submission. 

Judges

Ross Barclay

Ross Barclay
Wealthsimple

Karney Li

Karney Li
Wealthsimple

Linda Byme

Linda Byme
Wealthsimple

Shawn Compton

Shawn Compton
Wealthsimple

Udara Weerasinghege

Udara Weerasinghege
Wealthsimple

Judging Criteria

  • Design
    25% Weighting - User experience, intuitiveness, ease of use, and generally how good your project looks.
  • Technical Difficulty
    25% Weighting - Technical complexity, number of API uses, depth of API use, and other incorporated technologies/hardware.
  • Creativity
    25% Weighting - How unique and original your project is.
  • Business Practicality
    25% Weighting - Your project's real business applications, can the POC be expanded to create a real, marketable product to consumers.