For underrepresented minorities looking for a welcoming environment to explore tech

Equals Equals looks to encourage and inspire underrepresented minorities to get involved with the tech community. Tech is a spectrum and it's population should represent that.

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Prizes

$1,280 in prizes

Best Financial Hack - Capital One

For the team that produced the most helpful hack in the field of fintech. Each member of the winning team will receive a $150 Amazon gift card.

Best use of Google Cloud Platform - Google

Use any Google Cloud Platform product (includes Firebase!) to qualify. Projects will be judged on technical accomplishment, idea/usefulness, user experience, and how well Google Cloud APIs were integrated

Best Hack - Equals Equals (3)

Equals Equals will award first, second, and third place to the hacks deemed by our judges to best embody the spirit of our mission of facilitating equality in tech.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Age: 18 and over

Team size: Up to 4

Any other eligibility questions that you have can be ask via email to hackequalsequals@gmail.com.

Judges

Anastasia Zorko

Anastasia Zorko
Google

Tasha Nesiba

Tasha Nesiba
Google

Trina Sarkar

Trina Sarkar
Google

Yang Jian

Yang Jian
Google

Bansari Desai

Bansari Desai
Capital One

Ethan Pedoeim

Ethan Pedoeim
Capital One

Patrick Donovan

Patrick Donovan
Capital One

Sean Brown

Sean Brown
Equals Equals

Austin Brady

Austin Brady
Equals Equals

Judging Criteria

  • Impact
    The "bigger picture" of your hack and it's impact on our mission of diversifying tech.
  • Quality of design
    Best hack will judge the quality of the design you created during the event.
  • User experience
    The front end appearance of your design and its ease of use.
  • Pitch
    Best hack will judge the quality of your pitch during the demos.