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Pre-proposal: Hackathon Dash Build

Discussion in 'Pre + Budget Proposal Discussions' started by Rafael Echeverría, Jun 27, 2018.

  1. Rafael Echeverría

    Rafael Echeverría New Member

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    Hello Dash Community my name is Rafael Echeverria, I know I'm new to the Dash community but I've been working with tech communities for the past 4 years and our team have been involved with the organization of almost 10 hackathons all over Mexico and Latin America, I have the fortune to have a great team and we would like to help spread Dash to our dev community.

    Please read along and please ask any questions.

    Proposal: Hackathon Dash Build

    This hackathon will focus on the implementation and creation of DASH Tech integrations and more, it will be integrated with a series of talks and advisors of challenges related with the platform, this will be related to integrate new ideas and hacks in the DASH platform.

    This Hackathon will be DASH branded completely, all participants will receive swag from DASH and all event and staff will be wearing the logo.

    Objective

    • Give awareness about the development needs for the DASH Platform
    • Evangelize developers about the DASH Project in General and key learnings to generate impact
    • Generate important hacks for the DASH community
    • Have fun with hacking in the DASH platform
    • Discover new integrations and development opportunities
    • Open the Dash development in general to the local community

    Public

    50 Developers


    Verticals

    This will be a hackathon focused in the implementation of new DASH Technologies, our participation model integrates the following verticals:

    • Product Integration
    • Features Development
    • Middleware



    Agenda

    Friday 6 PM to Saturday 8:00 PM

    Friday

    6:00 PM Registration
    7:00 PM Opening
    8:00 PM Conference 1
    9:00 PM Workshop 1
    10:00 PM Dinner
    11:00 PM Workshop 2
    12:00 PM Workshop 3
    1:00 AM Dash Karaoke

    Saturday

    8:00 AM Breakfast
    10:00 AM Mentors Panel
    11:00 AM Workshop 4
    1:00 PM Mentors Panel
    4:00 PM Hacks Registration
    5:00 PM Hacks Presentation
    6:00 PM Hacks Judging
    7:00 PM Winners Announcement Awards
    8:00 PM Closing Ceremony


    Activities

    Workshops - This would be a series of preparation talks given to the teams that will be participating on the Hackathon, with technical specs.
    Hackathon - Programming session will go from x to y pm. Teams will be assembled and coding sessions will go on for the remainder of the day.
    Award session - Closing of the event as well as evaluation of the code from Judges and final award to the teams.
    Judging session - This will be a space to have the Dash Core developers to Judge and participate in the judging session they will be key part of the winners decision.

    Hackathon Judges
    Development Team DASH
    Developer authorities

    Why us


    Our team members started participating in Hackathons back in 2013 Alamo Hack Fest in San Antonio Texas we started organizing all range of events during 2014 to date, in 2018 we founded the Liga Hack MX the biggest Hackathon organizers network in the country.

    + 10 Hackathons Organized all across the country
    + 100 community events organized

    Experience

    Yes we are new to the crypto world to be honest but not to the community building process and hackathon creation. In total our community member have been involved from organizing , mentorship and judging, we are in total confidence this will be a great success for everyone and a win win situation.

    Here is some of the hackathons we organized in the past:


    https://talenthackathoncentrofox.hackerearth.com/
    https://hacktabasco.hackerearth.com/
    https://hacktabasco.xyz/


    Partners

    • Crypto Local Community Involvement Cryptos Tabasco
    • Community Mentors (NodeSchool Codeando Villahermosa Hack Tabasco)
    • Non profit Tech Foundation RIE TABASCO AC
    • More than 150 community activities organized
    • Liga Hack MX the only active hackathon League in the Mexico LHACK
    • Local Government entities (Municipal Government, State Government)

    Budget

    Venue : Renting the venue will need to have AC and good lighting and space with electrical cable to plug in and get wifi. Routers and Wifi equipment might be needed for networking. We will allocate a budget for 50 people around 1200 USD
    Prizes: 200 USD for first price, 150 for the second and 50 for the third place. Total of 400 USD
    Staff : People assisting the teams as well as helping with organization, design, subscriptions recordings and such. We think a staff of 3-5 people. With a budget of 200 USD.
    Gear (screen, projectors, banners, etc): We want to make sure DASH branding is well represented on the event we think on 2 smaller banners and a bigger one will be enough at 200 USD.
    Participant Kit: T-shirt, Pen, Bag all DASH Branded 300 USD
    Website: Registration, event management, project submission 50 USD the community will provide the development work and we will be only covering the domain and server costs.


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    Thank you for your consideration.
    Sincerely,
    Rafael Echeverria @rafaecheve​
     

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  2. George Donnelly

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    Looks like a great proposal, very complete information.

    Is this only for Dash? Or will it include other software projects?
     
  3. Rafael Echeverría

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    Hello George for your comment, this will include any and "ONLY" software solutions using DASH as a main component.

    Apps, Websites or hardware(Arduino, Raspberry etc.) using wrappers or any API
     
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    Excelente iniciativa Rafa, con tu experiencia en la realización de Hackatones, estoy seguro que será aprobada tu propuesta. Éxito y en lo que pueda ayudar, me sumo a tu iniciativa. Saludos
     
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    Thank you for your pre-proposal. Hackathons are a great way to generate interest and even set the foundations for communities and projects that eventually seek further development, funding, and usefulness to the network long term. The budget you requested seems very reasonable, and previous experience in hosting and facilitating hackathons is a benefit to your credibility as well. Could you give us some examples of some of the notable projects that have come from your previous hackathons? Any projects that actually went on to full development and marketing as an actual product?
     
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  6. Rafael Echeverría

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    Gracias, también es una gran oportunidad de involucrar a la comunidad a desarrollar soluciones y conocer más sobre las plataformas de creación en Dash
     
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    Thank you Arthyron for the interest this is my first proposal but not my first hackathon, :) This help us a lot in understanding deliverables and scope.

    Could you give us some examples of some of the notable projects that have come from your previous hackathons?

    Here are some of the hackathons previously organized by our organizers network.

    Most recent

    Hackathon Centro Fox 2018 (Organized & Coordinated)

    https://hackathon.talent-network.org/
    https://talenthackathoncentrofox.hackerearth.com/

    https://contenidos.centrofox.org.mx/talent-city-centro-fox

    Video Experience


    Final Report
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W149ylNYQEO6q9tDmZAqFc45jnYhqxkD/view?usp=sharing

    InnovaHack 2018 (Mentored & Coordinated)

    https://www.innovaweekend.mx/
    https://www.zacatecas.gob.mx/premian-proyectos-agrotecnologicos-en-primer-innovahack-2018/


    Hackathon Hack Tabasco 2017 (Organized & Coordinated)

    https://hacktabasco.xyz/
    https://hacktabasco.hackerearth.com/

    https://majorleaguehacking.smugmug.com/Event-Photos/Hack-Tabasco-Agr/n-JScqLv/


    Hackathon Campus Party 2017 (Mentored & Coordinated)

    https://www.gob.mx/cidge/es/articulos/hackathon-de-blockchain-en-campus-party-2017?idiom=es
    http://www.mexico-it.net/jalisco-campus-party-hackathon-breaks-guinness-world-record/

    Video Experience


    Hack Campeche 2017 (Mentored & Coordinated)
    http://itcampeche.edu.mx/2017/05/invitacion-talent-hackathon-campeche-2017/

    Hack Zacatecas en 2017 (Mentored & Coordinated)
    http://hackaton.sezac.org.mx/
    https://www.zacatecas.gob.mx/ganado...-el-laboratorio-de-software-libre-del-cozcyt/

    Hackathon Centro Fox 2017 (Mentored & Coordinated)
    https://blog.centrofox.org.mx/blog/arranca-hackatoncfox-2017
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4oFSCZxowQ

    Colombia: Coomeva 2017 (Mentored & Coordinated)
    https://www.innpulsacolombia.com/es/eventos/hackathon-coomeva-2017-creciendo-nuestra-comunidad

    Hackathon Campus Party 2016 (Organized & Coordinated)
    https://www.forbes.com.mx/hackaton-del-campus-party-2016-rompe-record-guinness/

    Hackathon Centro Fox 2016 (Organized & Coordinated)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxvvqDAUPwQ

    Agro 2016 organized with the British Embassy (Organized & Coordinated)
    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/british-embassy-organised-the-first-uk-hackathon-agro-in-paraguay


    Any projects that actually went on to full development and marketing as an actual product?

    I'm compiling that information with our network partners, at this point some of the projects are still under development, some other pivoted. Since most of the project and the hackathon culture is still under development in Latin America we are working towards having better prototypes and better execution after closer to product market fit.

    Hackathon projects in national news

    https://www.eleconomista.com.mx/tec...kathon-en-Talent-Land-2018-20180406-0060.html
    http://www.milenio.com/negocios/gana-proyecto-dietas-hackathon-campus-party
    http://www.elfinanciero.com.mx/tech/app-para-llevar-una-dieta-balanceada-gana-el-hackathon-2017
     
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    HI this is a great proposal because wee need places to lear more about blockchain and dash

    hope you get the yes
     
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    i believe that it's in deed necessary to incentivize your developers to understand and use the Blockchain. I hope more people would be checking this because its something that we have to pay attention
     
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    Excellent proposal, hope this gets funded. We need better technology in DASH to make the objectives of the project better.
     
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    There is a huge opportunity in having this kind of experiences for developers here is a great tool for adoption and long term commitment
     
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    This could be that first step in order to have a open development community for the Dash platform.
     
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    Great proposal Rafa, we all agree that it is necessary to attract developers who are actively involved in the construction of tools that exploit the Dash ecosystem. Most developers do not get involved or do not know the DASH ecosystem because they do not see the right incentives.
     
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