Schedule for VUNK Garage48 Hackathon 28-30 August

VUNK Garage48 Telecom takes place on the 28-30 August, 2015 in Kultuurikatel (the address is Põhja pst 27a). Here is the short schedule for the weekend. 

Friday, 28th of August
  • 17:30 - Check-in, networking, coffee, snacks
  • 18:15 - Opening 
  • 18:45 - Presentation of ideas
  • 19:45 - Coffee Break
  • 20:00 - Presentation of ideas continues
  • 21:00 - Team formation
  • 22:00 - Team work begins!

Saturday, 29th of August 
  • 09:00 - Coffee & light breakfast.  Development continues
  • 10:00 - Checkpoint #1
  • 11:00 - Mentors go around
  • 13:00 - Lunch
  • 13:45 - Product development...
  • 16:00 - Inspirational start-up story
  • 19:00 - Dinner
  • 19:45 - Product development...
  • 20:00 - Checkpoint #2. Development continues...

Sunday, 30th of August
  • 09:00 - Coffee & light breakfast. Development continues
  • 10:00 - Checkpoint #3
  • 11:00 - Pitch drill session #1
  • 13:00 - Lunch
  • 14:00 - Pitch drill session #2
  • 17:00 - Coffee break with light meal/snacks
  • 17:30 - Final event & LIVE stream 
  • 20:00 - Winners & networking

NB! Schedule is tentative, changes are possible and likely to happen.


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For example Career3, a team from Eesti Telekom, was not able to find developers at a right time, but the energy of the authors of the idea has not run out – quite the opposite.

We caught up with Paul Are and Endo Viires to hear their story and see where are they heading.

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In an alphabetical order get to know #GetVunked2015 team No. Seven - Tippy & team lead Marek Fraczyk. They are about to change the world of tipping & giving feedback for service you get in a bar, pub or restaurant - so no more awkward feeling when you realize the service has been superb but you cannot show it. Plus team motto - we just do it.
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