Travel Hackathon 2019

Barcelona | 29 March, 2019

Make travel better in 24 hours of hacking

Register

Making travel better

Join us in making travel better and win your share of 1,000 EUR.

How? By hacking with Tequila!

No, we don’t want you to hack while drinking tequila (though some shots will be prepared).

Tequila is our brand new platform that allows anyone to access Kiwi.com content, technology and services.

Learn more about Tequila

Mentors

Daniel Moreno

Daniel Moreno

Spark igniter, caretaker, teacher of machines and shepherd of servers. Born in the south of Spain in the last century, Daniel has a broad range of experience as system administrator, frontend developer and now working with python as Backend Developer.

Likes: To mix and amalgamate areas of knowledge, from cooking to coding using poetry as emulsifying agent.

Edgar Ordoñez

Edgar Ordoñez

Fullstack dev for three years. He has tried PHP, Java, and currently working in Kiwi.com as a JS developer, mostly on the frontend side.

Likes: Reading about clean architectures, trying new stuff with Scala or Python, good coffee and pizza.

Joan Segura

Joan Segura

Joan joined Kiwi.com more than one year ago as a Javascript Developer, he enjoys working with GraphQL and writing clean code with all the latest JS technologies.

Likes: Participating in hackathons and playing football.

Trond Bergquist

Trond Bergquist

He is currently working in the Margarita project, which is an example project for how to consume the Tequila API. His favorite stack: React, react-native, react-native-web, Graphql, relay, NextJS.

Likes: Football and he is crazy about peruvian food.

Jona Azizaj

Jona Azizaj

An open source enthusiast from Albania currently working with local communities in Balkan and spreading the word about FLOSS. She loves mentoring people to start contributing in open source, and helping communities to be inclusive and diverse.

Likes: Math, watching football and traveling

Juraj Hrinik

Juraj Hrinik

Product Manager of Tequila. He previously worked at Kentico as a Product Strategist for 10 years, and during that time, he grew from a developer through a team leader to a product manager.

Likes: Travelling and explore new places but also enjoys books, comics, board games and good food.

Honza Toman

Honza Toman

Previously a front-end developer. Today, he leads the design system team at Kiwi.com. He’s a UX designer with a love for product management. He will assist and provide feedback for designs and final presentations.

Likes: movies of all kinds, but believes Pixar movies are the best. Have doubts about that? Ask him.

Agenda

We begin on Friday, 29th of March at 18:00 and we will be hacking for 24 hours.

Don’t worry, we will provide everything you need so you can last all night long. 

Friday

18:00

Registration

19:00

Welcome and general introduction to the Travel Hackathon 

19:15

Pitching of ideas

19:45

Attendees divide into teams based on the top ideas

20:00

Hacking begins

Saturday

16:00

Presentation of projects

17:00

Voting

18:00

Award ceremony & after party 

Prizes

The team in second place gets
Kiwi.com vouchers worth

400 EUR

The winning team gets
Kiwi.com vouchers worth

1,000 EUR

The team in third place team gets
Kiwi.com vouchers worth

200 EUR

The winning team gets
Kiwi.com vouchers worth

1,000 EUR

The team in second place gets
Kiwi.com vouchers worth

400 EUR

The team in third place team gets
Kiwi.com vouchers worth

200 EUR

FAQ

How do you choose the participants?

How do you choose the participants?

We will choose the hackathon participants based on the motivation to attend the event, skillsets and regular contributions on GitHub profile.

Intellectual property — who owns what was created at the event?

Intellectual property — who owns what was created at the event?

What you create is yours. No one else, including Kiwi.com, has the rights to use it outside of the competition.

What size must the teams be?

What size must the teams be?

Each team must consist of 2 – 5 members. 

Can I apply without any ideas for an app?

Can I apply without any ideas for an app?

Yes, you can. You can either generate ideas during the brainstorming session on Friday evening, or you can join someone with their own idea for an application.