12 months ago

BMC Software's Special Message for Fall 2022 - Appathoners

A sponsors message:

 

From Wendy Rentschler, Head of Global Corporate Social Responsibility at BMC Software: 

 

"Thank you all for joining the TiE U Appathon!  All of the innovative ideas so inspire us at BMC!

 

Keep going! Continue your learning journey and register for BMC Exchange! BMC Exchange 2022 is our premier networking and education event. Join us for inspiring keynotes, product updates, and an interactive experience. We are planting a tree with #onetreeplanted in honor of everyone who registers.  Learn more about how to gain internships or start a career at BMC Software.  So

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12 months ago

And the winners are...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the TiE University APP-A-THON 2022 gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop working on solutions. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

Round 1 Decision is Being Announced!

Come back to the Zoom meeting now!  

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winner! Browse 'TiE University APP-A-THON 2022' submission gallery, click on your favorite, and vote. Be sure to spread the word via your social networks, too!

Please note, as per the Devpost terms of service, you may not tamper with the vote process through manual or automated means, or attempt to compensate voters, at risk of disqualification. Find out more about public voting here.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

15 Minutes - Submit Now!!

Appathoners!

We are coming to a close... only 15 minutes before the project submission deadline; please start to finish your submission!

Remember to name your projects with the following naming format, C# - Project Name,  to help our judges quickly find and rate your projects. Use 1,2,3, or 4 in place of # based on the challenge you are submitting to.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

30 Minutes to go.. please submit.

Appathoners!

We are coming to a close... only 30 minutes hour before the submission deadline; please start to finish your submission! 

Remember to name your projects with the following naming format, C# - Project Name,  to help our judges quickly find and rate your projects. Use 1,2,3, or 4 in place of # based on the challenge you are submitting to.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

Projects are due in 1 Hour!

Appathoners!

We are coming to a close... only one more hour before the submission deadline; please start to finish your submission! 

Remember to name your projects with the following naming format, C# - Project Name,  to help our judges quickly find and rate your projects. Use 1,2,3, or 4 in place of # based on the challenge you are submitting to.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

PROJECT NAME FORMAT

Appathoners!

Please note, when submitting your projects, please update your "Project Name" under the "Project Overview" page to use the following format:

C# - Team Name/Project Name

Use 1,2,3 or 4 for the # to indicate the challenge you are submitting to.  This will help our judges find and rate your entry efficiently.

Thank you

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

Availability of Mentors

Trust all teams are making GREAT progress on innovative solutions! Note that mentors are available currently via Zoom for another 90 minutes from now till 8pm EDT / 5:30am IST. Rejoin us on Zoom if you have any queries or need help.

Mentors will again be available on Zoom starting at 9am IST / 11:30pm EDT on Sun onwards. All the best!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

2nd Reminder to Check - IN:


CHECK-IN LINK: bit.ly/appathonstudentcheckin 

Invite family and friends (non-participants in the Appathon) to join at bit.ly/tieuyoutube for live streaming of the event!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

Hackathon starting -- check in now!


CHECK-IN LINK: bit.ly/appathonstudentcheckin 

Invite family and friends (non-participants in the Appathon) to join at bit.ly/tieuyoutube for live streaming of the event!

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

CHECK-IN TO THE TIE U APPATHON TODAY! (Check-in link enclosed)

CHECK-IN TODAY/SAT FOR THE APPATHON BY:

  • 7:00 PM (IST) | 6:30 PM (PKT) | 3:30 PM (CET) | 9:30 AM (EDT) | 8:30 AM (CDT) | 6:30 AM (PDT)

CHECK-IN LINK: bit.ly/appathonstudentcheckin 

Invite family and friends (non-participants in the Appathon) to join at bit.ly/tieuyoutube for live streaming of the event!  They can check out the agenda and details at:  https://appathon22.devpost.com/

Questions?

For questions about the hackathon, please post on the WhatsApp group or the devpost discussion forum


12 months ago

Teamwork tips for hackathons

Every hackathon on Devpost has a Participants tab and some hackathons also have separate community channels like Discord (https://bit.ly/appathondiscord) to help you find team members (here is an article on using these resources). 

However, we all know that building a team in a virtual environment can be tough, so we’ve put together some tips that will help you build a great team, communicate effectively and work productively together.  We encourage students to attend any of the in-person locations (listed on appathon22.devpost.com

Build a great team

  • Diversify your team roles. Depending on the requirements of the hackathon,

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12 months ago

Less than 48 hours away to kick off!!

Hello Appathoners! IMPORTANT TO DOs: (REQUIRED)

Everyone on your team should be registered; follow all three steps:

  1. Click on "Join Hackathon" on appathon22.devpost.com 
  2. Register on the official TiE Univerisity Appathon Link: https://bit.ly/tieuappathon2022 (students not registered here will not be able to check in on Saturday)
  3. Log into the DISCORD Group: https://discord.gg/RZ85MUgM7V (Team Building) and WhatsApp Group Chat: https://bit.ly/tieuAppathonWhatsApp

    On October 8th, 10:00 AM EDT | 7:30 PM IST, Check-in and join the program Live! 

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Did you know you can attend The Appathon in person as well!? Note the following cities are hosting…

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12 months ago

"Ask Me Anything" Make-Up Session for Appathon Participants on Thurs 6-Oct @ 9:30pm IST, 9pm PAK, 12 noon EDT, 11am CDT

"Ask Me Anything" Make-Up Session for Appathon Participants on Thurs 6-Oct @ 9:30pm IST, 9pm PAK, 12 noon EDT, 11am CDT

To:  TiE University Appathon Participants

If you missed the "Ask Me Anything" session on Mon (and even if you did attend), please join via Zoom on Thursday October 6th at 9:30pm IST / 9:00pm PAK / 12 noon EDT/ 11am CDT for this  make-up ASK ME ANYTHING session for the Appathon.  

Meeting ID: 878 260 2344, Passcode: TiE-U2022

One tap mobile: +13092053325,,8782602344#,,,,*459934392# 

Questions?

If you have any questions…

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12 months ago

Business Challenges Booklet Updated

Hello everyone,

Please Notice: the TiE U Appation's Business Challenges Booklet is updated; download the most recent copy of the business challenge here: http://bit.ly/tieuappchallenges 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

"Ask Me Anything" Make-Up Session for Appathon Participants on Thurs 6-Oct @ 9:30pm IST, 9pm PAK, 12 noon EDT, 11am CDT

To:  TiE University Appathon Participants

If you missed the "Ask Me Anything" session on Mon (and even if you did attend), please join via Zoom on Thursday October 6th at 9:30pm IST / 9:00pm PAK / 12 noon EDT/ 11am CDT for this  make-up ASK ME ANYTHING session for the Appathon.  

Meeting ID: 878 260 2344, Passcode: TiE-U2022

One tap mobile: +13092053325,,8782602344#,,,,*459934392# 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

Appathon Rubric Updated, please review

  • Judging Criteria:
  • Originality & Innovation (Pitch Content)
    1 star: Shares basic information, 2 stars: +Explanation of the app’s purpose and design & user needs, 3 stars: +Explanation of the problem, demand, and how app design meets user needs, 4 stars: +Persuasive pitch with evidence, 5 stars: +Exceptional!
  • Impact (User Experience)
    1 star: Clear intent; users can accomplish a goal 2 stars: +Consistent, Navigation; intuitive 3 stars: +Adaptable, address accessibility, privacy, and security 4 stars: +Innovative, delightful; new experience 5 stars: +Exceptional!
  • Interface & Design (User Interface)
    1 star: Clear Branding, 2 stars: +functional design, 3 stars: +Elegant, concise, color, layout,…

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12 months ago

Challenges Announced!

Appathoners!  Your Fall 2022 Business Challenges are Announced!

View them here: http://bit.ly/tieuappchallenges 


12 months ago

Cash Prize Pool Increased to $11,000 USD!

The total cash awards pool just got bigger to $11,000 USD!

 

  Amount (USD) Qty.
(by Challenge)
Subtotal
1st Place $1000 4 $4,000
2nd Place $500 4 $2,000
3rd Place $300 4 $1,200
4th Place $250 4 $1,000
5th-7th Place $200 12 $2,400
Audience Choice $100 4 $400

 
Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

Updated Prizes!

Appathoners!  Great news!! 

We have updated the cash prize pool and added more awards for the four challenges! The total awards pool is over USD $10,000! ($10,400 to be exact)!

Looking forward to great hackathon!!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 1 year ago

TiE U Appathon is officially a Major League Hacking Member Hackathon!

TiE U App-a-thon is officially a Major League Hacking Member Event!

Message from TiE U Appathon:

App-a-thon-ers!

WELCOME TO THE NEW 2022-2023 SEASON!  We are excited to share that we have officially joined hands to become a Major League Hacking Member Hackathon!  What does this mean to you?  It means that both Community First, mission-driven organizations are listening to our community and are actively co-creating programming to serve college students with college students!

TiE University is a Global program of TiE to help college startups and founders grow their entrepreneurial ventures/ideas into viable and sustainable businesses.  

Here is our season's…

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about 1 year ago

We are *less than 23 days away!* - Please complete all To Do's (UPDATED LINKS)

IMPORTANT TO DOs: (REQUIRED)
  1. Click on "Join Hackathon" on appathon22.devpost.com
  2. Register on the official TiE Univerisity Appathon Link: https://bit.ly/tieuappathon2022 
  3. Log into the WhatsApp Group Chat: https://bit.ly/tieuAppathonWhatsApp and DISCORD Group: https://discord.gg/RZ85MUgM7V
  4. On October 8th, 10:00 AM ET,  join the Program Live!
    (Links will be emailed to all registered participants)

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post them on the discussion forum.


about 1 year ago

Resources Link updated

Hello everyone, 

Please note the Resources link for the hackathon has been updated, please review it here: https://appathon22.devpost.com/resources 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 1 year ago

Appathon rules are updated today, please review

Hi everyone,

Please review the link: https://appathon22.devpost.com/rules (we have added a new section on Team Requirements) - please review. 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 1 year ago

TiE University Application Link is Up!

Register on the official TiE Univerisity Appathon Link: https://bit.ly/tieuappathon2022  (This is a required task to take part in the TiE U Hackathon.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.