26 June 17:30 - 28 June 21:00

2020 Smart Interface Design Patterns Workshop by Vitaly Friedman

Are you ready for a design challenge? In this series of online workshops, Vitaly Friedman, creative lead behind Smashing Magazine, will be taking a microscopic examination of common components and design patterns in modern interfaces — on desktop and on mobile. *working language Russian

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22.03.2019 09:00 - 24.03.2019 18:00

FinTech Hackathon

FinTech Hackathon at Imaguru it is More than 150 participants (programmers, designers, business analysts, financial specialists and experts)

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28.08.2018 12:00 - 01.09.2018 17:00

Minsk-Riga Startup Train

Are you ready for Startup Train?

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Projects created

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Usually in normal conditions months can be spent after an idea turns into a prototype or a product. Hackathons accelerate the process and make all things go super fast — just in several days!

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Community

Common work on a same problem gathers together and forms a community of real professionals.

Miracles Happen

Nobody knows what will appear on the hackathon. For example, MSQRD was created on one of the hackathons at Imaguru.

Hackathons at Imaguru is not just an idea -
that's a birth of startups, which conquer the whole world!

How it works

Hackathons at Imaguru usually last for 48 hours non-stop. All starts at Friday evening. Those participants who have certain ideas can express them freely and share with others! After sharing these ideas a division into working teams comes. Fruitful working process lasts until Sunday morning, when participants with the help of coaches and mentors get ready to present their projects at the Closing Ceremony on Sunday evening.

Open schedule

Friday

18.00
  • Registration at Reception Desk;
  • Opening Ceremony;
  • Rules Description;
  • Pitching of Ideas;
  • Dinner;
  • Teambuilding;
  • Work starts
Night
  • Development of solutions;
  • Task-management;
  • Sleeping hours (always optional).

Saturday

09.00
  • Breakfast;
  • Check-point;
  • Work on projects;
  • Master сlasses;
  • Lunch Time;
  • Check-point;
  • Mentor sessions.
Night
  • Work on projects;
  • Dinner;
  • Sleeping.

Sunday

09.00
  • Breakfast;
  • Check-point;
  • Closing remarks of working process;
  • Preparation of Pitches.
18.00
  • Presentation of Projects;
  • Final and networking.

Smart Cities

Smart Cities Hackathons is a space where developers, entrepreneurs, designers, professors, researchers and people interested on making their city a better place, can gather and together, in in order to build solutions that will make our city a more efficient and smart place to live.

FinTech

Fintech Hackathons are concentrated on new trend of Financial Technologies. Perhaps you know how to make creative use of APIs to improve banking services? Or maybe you have a new idea for using transactional, geolocation or social media data for improving customer services? Then this type of hackathons definitely suits you!

Garage48

Legendary hackathons, which were the birthplace for many outstanding Belarusian Startups. MSQRD team was gathered at one of them in November 2015. The mobile application that allows users to change human appearance during video-chats in real time is a great example haw just an idea can turn to profitable success!

CleanTech

Interest in clean technology solutions is booming, from new clean power sources to power conservation, and ways to improve and preserve our environment! We’re hacking cleantech solutions for 48 hours to find new applications and approaches to energy and environmental problems.

GovTech

This kind of hackathons aim to facilitate cooperation between entrepreneurs, IT-professionals and governmental agencies and create innovative tools to improve customer care in public services.

GameEdu

New innovative technologies can be fairly used for creating new educational products with Gamification elements. Therefore at Imaguru we're always happy to run vibrant GameEdu hackathons!

Datathon

The biggest Belarus Data Challenge If you are interested in practical data analysis, if you want to solve business problems using modern data analysis technologies, or you have access to other data processing and analysis technologies and you are ready for teamwork, register for Datathon, which will be held at Imaguru.

Climathon

Climathon is a climate change hackathon. It takes place simultaneously in several major cities around the globe. Climathon engages innovators, entrepreneurs, students, environmentalists, designers, marketers, programmers and others to find innovative solutions to urban climate change.

Blockchain

Blockchain Hackathon invites developers, blockchain experts, marketers, business analysts and designers. Within 48 hours, the hackathon participants should create a working prototype of a blockchain project and present their solution to the jury.

Do you want to participate? Have a look at the closest hackathons.

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FAQs

What if I don’t have an idea or a team?

It’s OK! If you have skills of development, design, marketing, project management, or simply understand the hackathon theme, you can register as an individual participant and find your team during a hackathon.

Can I apply my knowledge without joining a team?

Do participants have time to sleep and access to food?

The hackathon has a schedule of breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and there are snacks and drinks available. As usual, participants either go home to sleep, or find a sofa / armchair in Imaguru and take a nap there. Organizers are always in place, so you can ask for a blanket, heater or pillow.

What happens with projects after a hackathon?

If the project has won, it gets the support of partners who want to work with it. This can be both money for development and participation in acceleration programs. Further development of the project depends on their creators.

What should I have with me?

You can bring your laptops, mobile phones, wearable devices, to whatever inspires you, but above all, your energy and your brain! Don’t worry if you forget something, there will be tons of stuff to do.

Who owns my project and IP?

The team that develops the project is the owner of the project and IP.

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