ADB-AIM Hackathon 2019

The Hackathon Final is ON! See updates as they happen

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6:41 p.m.

And that’s a wrap! Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s hackathon! See you all next year!

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6:39 p.m.

Amazing! Congratulations to both Gnowbe and Eskwelabs!

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6:38 p.m.

The winners—that’s right, winners for the Digital Skills for Today’s Workforce challenge.

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6:36 p.m.

Congratulations to Agua Wireless Systems!

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6:34 p.m.

The winner for Future-Proofing for the Water Crisis Challenge

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6:34 p.m.

FlexM is all smiles! Congratulations!

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6:33 p.m.

The winner for the ADB Pay: Digital Payments Challenge

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6:30 p.m.

Dr. Jikyeong Kang, Dean and President of AIM also thanked everyone for making the hackathon a success.

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6:28 p.m.

VPAC Deborah Stokes gives the welcome remarks before the awarding ceremony.

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5:43 p.m.

The party is in full swing as everyone relaxed and waited for the final results!

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5:40 p.m.

Happening now: Hackathon After-Dark Party at the Executive Dining Room.

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3:35 p.m.

The live vote results for the Future-Proofing for the Water Crisis

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3:34 p.m.

The live vote results for the Digital Skills for Today's Workforce track.

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3:33 p.m.

The live vote results for the ADB Pay: Digital Payments track.

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3:15 p.m.

Live voting for the audience is open! The votes will be taken into account in the final decision.

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3:14 p.m.

Last but not the least, team Gnowbe closes the pitching session with their solution for the Digital Skills for Today's Workforce challenge.

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3:08 p.m.

The second team, Eskwelabs , currently pitching their solution for the Digital Skills for Today's Workforce challenge.

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3:02 p.m.

For the last track, ADEPT is the first team to pitch for the Digital Skills for Today's Workforce challenge

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2:57 p.m.

Principal OIST Director Ozzeir Khan gives a short introduction on the Digital Skills for Today's Workforce track.

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2:55 p.m.

Team Tethered Labs, the last to present their pitch for the Future-Proofing for the Water Crisis challenge.

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2:50 p.m.

The second team to share their pitch on the Future-Proofing for the Water Crisis track is team Pragtech.

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2:45 p.m.

The finals are heating up! The first team to pitch for the Future-Proofing for the Water Crisis challenge is team Agua Wireless Systems

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2:42 p.m.

Dr. Kenneth Hartigan-Go from AIM gives a short introduction on the second track, Future-Proofing for the Water Crisis.

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2:37 p.m.

The last team for the ADB Pay: Digital Payments challenge to pitch their solution is ProximaX PH

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2:31 p.m.

Next up is iPayX Team, pitching their idea for the ADB Pay: Digital Payments challenge.

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2:26 p.m.

The final pitching starts!

Up on the stage is FlexM, presenting their solution for the ADB Pay: Digital Payments challenge.

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2:23 p.m.

Principal IT Specialist Marc Lepage gives a short introduction on the ADB Pay: Digital Payments challenge.

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1:53 p.m.

The Hackathon finals start with a panel discussion on “How Startups Support Innovation” facilitated by Paul Meyers, ADB Ventures.

The Panelists are:

Primitivo Paypon, Executive Director, AIM

Ian Pacana, Senior Director Finastra

Rajen Sanggaran, VP for Applications, Oracle

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1:44 p.m.

The Hackathon finals are starting soon!

Day 2 of ADB-AIM Hackathon, 1 September 2019

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5:20 p.m.

And we have our top 9 teams! See them bring their A-game for Pitching Day! See you all tomorrow!

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5:55 p.m.

To cap off the second day, some closing remarks from OIST Director Ozzeir Khan

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5:53 p.m.

The top 3 winners for Future-Proofing for the Water Crisis are:

Agua Wireless Systems

Pragtech

Tethered Labs

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5:51 p.m.

The top 3 winners for Digital Skills for Today's Workforce are:

ADEPT

Eskwelabs

Gnowbe

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5:50 p.m.

The top 3 winners for ADB Pay: Digital Payments are:

FlexM

iPayX Team

ProximaX PH

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5:00 p.m.

The results are in! Who will be the top 9 teams to make it to the final pitching day?

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4:18 p.m.

Jury deliberation still on-going!

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3:55

All pitching sessions have officially ended! Now to wait for the results!

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3:06 p.m.

The pitching session for the ADB Pay: Digital Payments is on-going.

The jury is comprised of:

Ayite Gaba, TD

Hendy Widjaja, OAS

Kadra Saeed, OIST

Lisette Cipriano, SDCC

Prof. Rocky Lee, AIM

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3:03 p.m.

The pitching session for the Digital Skills for Today's Workforce is on-going.

The jury is comprised of:

Ozzeir Khan, OIST

Yan Jiang, DDG-BPMSD

Ma. Carmen Testa, AIM

Antoine Ting, KPMG

Carolyn Dedolph-Cabrera, OIST

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3:00 p.m.

The pitching session for the Future-Proofing for the Water Crisis is on-going.

The jury is comprised of:

Kenneth Hartigan-Go, AIM

Stephane Bessadi, Water Sector, SDCC

Marc Lepage, OIST

Perpilili Vivienne Tiongson, OML Center

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2:03 p.m.

Jury briefing begins!

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1:30

And some participants even indulged at the boxing area!

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1:02

…and at the table tennis area.

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1:02

The participants are enjoying a well deserved reprieve in the dining area…

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1:00 p.m.

All submissions are in! Participants, get ready for the pitch of your life!

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11:48

And the countdown begins! Teams only have until 1pm to finish their pitch!

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11:03 a.m.

Teams hard at work for their pitching and demo later

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10:13 a.m.

Back to business! Agorize holds a short workshop on how to nail that pitch.

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9:51 p.m.

Yoga session ends! Thank you Yogi Ravi for the positive vibes and energizing experience!

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9:51 a.m.

Yogi Tirumalai helping the participants achieve the state of relaxation.

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9:33 a.m.

Some participants opted out of the session to focus on their projects.

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9:33 a.m.

The morning yoga has started!

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9:27 a.m.

The team are on the stage to serve as guides while Principal IT Specialist (IT Strategy Planning and Innovation) Ravi Tirumalai leads the session.

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9:27 a.m.

The yoga session is starting! The participants are asked to relax.

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8:40 a.m.

Starting the 2nd day of the hackathon right with a dose of yoga.

Day 1 of ADB-AIM Hackathon, 31 August 2019

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5:02 p.m.

Our hardworking registration team is winding down. Good job and see you all tomorrow!

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4:23 p.m.

An ADB Staff being interviewed by a participant to gain more insights on solving the ADB Pay Challenge.

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4:17 p.m.

Oracle UX expert Matthew Green providing mentoring to teams tackling the water crisis challenge.

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3:00 p.m.

Dr. Kenneth Hartigan-Go from AIM and OIST Director Ozzeir Khan taking time to clarify challenge details to the participants.

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2:55 p.m.

Teams tackling the Digital Fitness Challenge

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2:50 p.m.

Teams working on the ADB Pay Challenge

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2:45 p.m.

Teams solving the water crisis challenge.

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2:40 p.m.

ADB Mentors in beach wear.

From left to right: OIST Director Pierre Passin, Information Technology Specialist (Innovation & Engineering) Krista Lozada and Information Technology Specialist (Technical Security) Chen Zhao

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2:20 p.m.

Johannes from Agorize shares short insights on how to tackle the challenges.

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12:40 p.m.

And others choose to skip lunch so they can have more time to continue working on their solutions.

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12:40 p.m.

…while things are heating up at table tennis!

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12:40 p.m.

Participants take a much needed lunch break at the dining area…

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11:23 a.m.

A presentation on ADB Ventures by ADB’s Principal Investment Specialist Sherwin Pu.

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11:10 a.m.

The teams are getting intense as they brainstorm and design their solutions.

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11:05 a.m.

Work and play at the Hackathon as participants take a shot at table tennis!

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11:02 a.m.

More selfies on the stage as the hackathon progresses!

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10:30 a.m.

The mentors are still working as hard as the participants.

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9:50 a.m.

The room is abuzz as the participants work on their projects with the help of their mentors.

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9:44 a.m.

All 15 teams are in position—all of them already in high gear.

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9:38 a.m.

Opening remarks have finished. Now let the games begin!

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9:30 a.m.

Each team is given one minute to talk about their work and their project for the hackathon.

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9:20 a.m.

A quick rundown of the hackathon mechanics by Agorize.

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9:19 a.m.

“Hackathon is the way to go in driving innovation across the Asia and the Pacific.

You all are here to help us to make the world a better place.” — Shirin Hamid, OIST Principal Director

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9:13 a.m.

Opening ceremony is starting with a speech from OIST Principal Director Shirin Hamid.

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9:08 a.m.

We have our first winner of the game! That was fast!

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9:04 a.m.

Getting to know each other through human bingo for the first activity!

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9:00 a.m.

Kick-off session is starting!

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8:58 a.m.

This event will not be possible without our sponsors!

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8:56 a.m.

Kick off session is starting in two minutes!

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8:52 a.m.

The organizers are also hard at work!

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8:50 a.m.

Everyone is also taking selfies!

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8:47 a.m.

Everyone is gearing up for the big event!

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8:05 a.m.

Preparations are underway! Bring your game on!

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Calling all innovators! Tackle one of three challenges, win prizes worth up to USD 10,000, and experience an exciting opportunity to make real impact.

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Challenges

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Challenge 1

Digital Skills for Today’s Workforce

To keep relevant and drive progress in today’s world, ADB is calling start-ups, students and corporate partners to develop new ideas and solutions to:

  • Assess individual levels of digital skills

  • Recommend individual learning programs to build digital skills

PRIZE POOL: USD 10,000

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Challenge 2

Future-Proofing for the Water Crisis

Our planet is undergoing a profound change and with that, facing multiple natural problems. UN predicts that by 2025, half of the countries worldwide will face water street or outright shortages. The Asian countries, of course, are no exception. In addition to scarcity, they face some over-flooding water problem. How can we solve this issue?

PRIZE POOL: USD 10,000

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Challenge 3

ADB Pay: Digital Payments

Are you ready to revolutionize ADB’s staff payment interactions? This is your chance to work on a digital wallet solution that will change the way ADB staff make purchases, transfer funds and earn points within the bank and beyond. 

PRIZE POOL: USD 10,000


Key Dates

Deadline for registration

August 16

hackathon event in manila

August 31 -
September 2

Be a Participant

YOUR ROLE
Participate in challenges that tackle either the development needs of Asia and the Pacific, or ADB’s own institutional capacity.

WHY JOIN?
•Opportunity to pilot the project with ADB
Present your idea to an international community
•Prize of up to USD 10,000
Make a real impact
Travel to ADB HQ, Manila — travel sponsored by ADB

HOW TO JOIN
Click "Participate” in the challenge of your choice to register and apply.

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Or be a Challenge Giver

DO YOU HAVE A CHALLENGE?

Share your challenge through the form below, and enjoy fresh new perspectives from the collective wisdom of the crowd. Contribute to breakthrough innovations to uplift Asia and the Pacific.



SUBMIT A CHALLENGE TODAY

A good challenge should…

  • Be relevant to poverty alleviation in Asia and the Pacific…

  • …or tackle other innovations leading to meaningful, positive impact to the region

  • Address problems with no current solutions

  • Embrace the use of emerging technology

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