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[Digital Trust Hackathon] Final Submissions: what you need to present + deadline Thu Dec 10th

Hi everyone, it's submission week!!! 

How is the hacking going? We hope you're having a great time building your projects and learning about digital identity. 

  • Questions? If you have any questions or want to talk to the organizing team about the details, reach out to us in our Slack.
  • Deadline for submissions: Remember the deadline for submissions is Dec 10h, 23:59 CET. So you still have time to get your prototype and presentation ready :D
  • What's important for your submission? Before going ahead and send you project, make sure you have a look at the requirements and also the judging criteria. We've copied them below to make your life easier. 
  • Tools for the presentation: check at the bottom of the Resources the list of resources we've created that will help you with the presentation: mockup tools, design resources, as well as hackathon pitch tips. 

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For a successful submission, you need to choose at least two of the following things

  • A Slide Deck 
  • A Video 
  • A Git Repository 

Slide Deck

If you decide to submit a slide deck for your solution, this can be uploaded to any Google Drive or Dropbox (with a publicly accessible link).

Make sure you include the following information in your deck:

  • Slide 1: Introduction - An introduction of your team or organization
  • Slide 2: Challenge or Problem - Explain what's the problem you're trying to solve
  • Slide 3: Solution - Articulate the idea and your strategy for solving the problem.
  • Slide 4: Technology - What makes your prototype special? What technologies will you utilize and why?
  • Slide 5: Scaling - How can your prototype be scaled to serve the needs of the millions of people? 


If you decide to submit a video for your solution, it must comply with the following requirements:

should be less than five (5) minutes;

  • must include a clear pitch of the idea within 30 seconds of the demonstration;
  • must include footage that clearly explains the application’s features, functionality, and how the Digital Trust protocol was  integrated through a comprehensive demonstration;
  • must be uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or Google Drive/Dropbox and be made public, and a link to the video must be provided on the submission form on the Hackathon Website;
  • must not include third party trademarks, or copyrighted music or other material unless the participant has permission to use such material; and
  • must not infringe on any third party’s intellectual property, including featuring names and images of people without their relevant permissions.

Git Repository

If you decide to submit your solution as a public Git repository. It could be hosted on any platform like Github, Bitbucket, Gitlab, etc, and must be publicly accessible.

The Judging Criteria 

  • 30% Impact potential and Scalability
  • 20% Technical Complexity and Protocol Implementation
  • 20% Go-to-market plan
  • 20% Prototype Completion
  • 10% Design and UX

Happy hacking!!!

Maria on behalf of the Digital Trust Hackathon Team.