HACKATHON by Extia - The Guesthouse 2.0
For its second edition, the Hackathon by Extia is going 100% digital to offer a new and positive experience to the students of our partner school EPITECH.
The objective is to imagine, produce and develop a solution to the problem: « The Workplace of tomorrow : how to remain a Great Place To Work in the digital age? »
At the end of the competition, the winner will receive an electric scooter, 6 months rent and the opportunity to join the Extia adventure by joining one of our international agencies. He/she will have the choice of joining Extia in Portugal, Spain, Romania or Belgium!
As a reminder, the word Hackathon comes from the contraction of "hack" and "marathon". So, for the first stage, the students met on the Gather.Town platform for 24 hours of dev', fun and creativity!
Agency managers, business engineers, HR and consultants, Extia teams were here to support the participants throughout the night. Technical workshops, ideation and framing workshops, technical workshops allowed the students to receive precious advice to develop innovative digital solutions.
In addition... Blindtest, treasure hunt, quizzes and challenges were also part of the night. Many prizes to win!
At the end of this first stage, the jury heard the pitches of each team. Four of them were selected to continue this adventure and refine their projects: Bouton Pause, Office As A Service, HirinGame and An App for All. The adventure continues for these winners, who now have the task of proposing a more in-depth version of their project for the final selection, which will take place in early July.