KU Hackfest Announces the Prize Worth $50,000

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12 Janaury 2021, Kathmandu

In our previous articles; KU Hackfest 2021: Nepal’s First Digital MLH Hackathon and Interview With Lead Organizer Of KU Hackfest Nepal we presented our readers with details about the Ku Hackfest organized by KUCC along with a detailed interview with the lead organizer of the Hackfest.

Now, we write to let you know that the most awaited details have been released on January 10. Yes, the exciting and amazing prizes for the Hackfest are now officially announced. Moreover, the prizes are worth $50,000. Let’s dive in and see what they are.

First Prize

For the participants who win the first seat in the Hackfest, the cash prize is Rs. 55,555 with Clerky lifetime legal support worth $789, Wolfram|One personal edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha pro worth $375, 6 months access to 1Password individual account, one-year subscription license of Axure RP Team, one-year access to Reply.it hacker plan and to top it off, $250 DigitalOcean credit for each team member of the winning team.

Second Prize

For the participants who win the second seat in the Hackfest, the cash prize is Rs. 33,333 with Wolfram|One personal edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha pro worth $375, 6 months access to 1Password individual account, one-year subscription license of Axure RP Team, one-year access to Reply.it hacker plan and $125 DigitalOcean credit for each team member of the winning team.

Third Prize

For the participants who win the third seat in the Hackfest, the cash prize is Rs. 22,222 with Wolfram|One personal edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha pro worth $375, 6 months access to 1Password individual account, one-year subscription license of Axure RP Team, one-year access to Reply.it hacker plan and $100 DigitalOcean credit for each team member of the winning team.

Best Idea

For participants who win the best idea category, the cash prize is Rs.5555, Devfolio and Gitkraken Swag along with Wolfram|One personal edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha pro worth $375.

Best Prototype

The participants who come up with the best prototype to impress the judges, the cash prize is Rs 5555, Devfolio and Gitkraken Swag along with Wolfram|One personal edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha pro worth $375.

Track Winners

For each track winners, the prizes go as Wolfram|One personal edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha pro worth $375, one-year access to Egghead.io platform, and 6 months access to test mail.app hackathon plan.

Matic

Matic will be giving away cash prizes for the best hack built on Ethereum and the best hack built on Ethereum + Matic as INR 10,000 and INR 15,000 respectively along with eligibility to apply for internship / full-time roles and seed funding of up to 5,000 USD for winners.

Portis, Tezos, and GitHub

Portis will be giving away INR 15,000 in crypto for the best-decentralized application (Dapp) built on the Portis platform while Tezos will be giving away INR 20,000 for the best app built on the Tezos platform.

GitHub, on the other hand, will be giving away GitHub Bag-packs to the team to make the best user of GitHub Developer Pack.

All Participants

For each and every participant who enters the Hackfest for the thrill, the chance and the platform, the experience itself is worth a thousand dimes but that does not mean that the organizers are going to let you go empty-handed. Along with all the knowledge and experience you acquire you get Balsamiq 90 days extended trial promo, Wolfram|One for all participants for thirty days worth $25 per user, 3 free months od Reply.it hacker plan, access to test mail.app hackathon plan during the hackathon, one-year access to Taskade unlimited plan, and 6 months of Voiceflow pro plan.

For more detailed information on the Hackfest go to Ku Hackfest 2021.

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