Startupbootcamp's "Hack Insurance" Hackathon

Event Info

Fri 25 - Sun 27 Sep, 2015 from 5:00pm - 4:00pm
Rainmaking Loft
International House, 1 St Katharine's Way
London, E1W 1UN, UK


Do you want to disrupt one of the most non-digital industries in the world? Are you a hard-core coder, a designer or just a hackathon obsessor?

If so, join Startupbootcamp Insurance for an innovative weekend of exclusive insurance challenges and API access from elite insurance partners, as well as top of the range hardware from Intel for you to work with. We strongly advise you to sign up and save the following dates now: 25th, 26th and 27th September.

You don't want to miss this event - take the challenge!

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Join us Register now to secure one of the limited places available for the insurance hackathon. The event is being held at our offices in the Rainmaking Loft in central London.  

Startupbootcamp Insurance is the leading accelerator focused on insurance innovation, we are based in London with a global community. We have some incredible partners on board, including: Admiral, Allianz, Ergo, Momentum, Lloyds Banking, PwC, Route66, and Unipol. For the first time these partners are going to provide exclusive challenges and API access for attendees to work with during the hackathon.

The Task You will be able to form a team at the start of the event, and then work on one of the exclusive challenges or APIs our partners have provided. You will have 48 hours to complete the task.

Challenges The challenges will be about general insurance. That includes travel, home, car and health insurance. All of our partners are interested in different aspects of these fields and we can help you develop new solutions by providing you APIs related to blockchain, IoT, wearables and more from our event partners (more information about API to be announced soon!).

What will be provided? Wifi is available throughout the building. Sockets, ethernet cables and other sorts of cables are also available.  We do NOT provide laptops and computers so please bring your own and any associated chargers. (Don't forget phone chargers too).

Winning Categories Best Technical Solution Best Overall Concept Best Design & Usability Best answer to a challenge Prizes will be be provided from Intel and alike. In addition, there is a £5,000cash prize to be won. 

Refreshments & food Don't worry you won't be hungry, we will make sure you are fed well to ensure you have sufficient fuel to build a pioneering product. Please let us know of any dietary requirements when you register.

Provisional agenda Friday, 25th September, 5:30pm-7:30pm - The Introduction - Registration
- Welcome & agenda
- Partners speak about their challenges and introduce their APIs
- Participants pitch their ideas & teams form
- Ice breaking exercise

Saturday, 26th September, 9:00am-midnight - All Day Hacking - In-depth challenge workshop
- Intel IoT workshop 
- Ping pong tournament

Sunday, 27th September, 8:00am-5:00pm - Hacking Towards A Deadline - Pitch training offered
- Coders self-assessment session
- Pitching the ideas to the judges from our partner organisations and announcement of the winners
- Drinks & networking