GDG MIENTRUNG 2021 JUMPS TO THE INTERNATIONAL SCALE

“Amid the era of digitalization, GDG MienTrung emerges with the most outstanding theme of Fintech & Blockchain.”
THEME: TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS RELATED TO FINTECH AND BLOCKCHAIN.
Register the large-scale Hackathon 2021 to rock the race from very first step!

GDG DEVFEST MIENTRUNG 2021

 

The event attracts more than 300 members from all parts of the world in the preparation phase of brainstorming and project initiating. Next comes the accelerator phase in 07 productive weeks, all teams will be highly selected by the professional and experienced Organizing Committee including more than 50 well-rounded mentors to complete the journey of this project thanks to the support and companionship from a large number of leading and supreme IT companies and organizations.

 

 

DEMODAY - FINAL ROUND OF THE COMPETITION

 

10 most excellent teams honorably go in for the final pitch round with the competitive vibes with a board of judges and community for DEMO day. Winners will be granted ideal opportunities to exceed attractive prizes with more than 150 million VND and gifts, paramount investment to execute their own projects in a realistic way up to 3 billion VND.

 

500+

Participants

Demoday

50+

Team

Nationwide

50+

Mentors

Enthusiasm

168+

Working hours

Consecutive

AGENDA

CALL TO APPLY - OWN THE RACE FROM VERY FIRST STEPS

 CALL FOR MENTOR 

 
PRESS CONFERENCE

REGISTRATION CLOSE - LIST OF TEAMS ANNOUNCEMENT

OPENING CEREMONY OF GDG DEVFEST MIENTRUNG 2021

HACKATHON WEEK

DEMODAY

Teams pitch products

Board of Judges scores and announces results

Connect, employees branding

JUDGES/SPEAKERS 2021

JUDGES/SPEAKERS 2021

BOAD OF MENTORS FOR HACKATHON 2021

GDG DEVFEST MIENTRUNG 2021

ORGANIZERS

COMPANIONS

CO-ORGANIZERS

SUPPORTED BY 

DIAMOND SPONSOR

     

GOLD SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSOR

CROWDFUNDING

MEDIA PARTNERS

FAQs

About the organizer

GDG Devfest MienTrung 2021 is organized by Google Developer Group MienTrung, in collaboration with Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES), Da Nang Department of Science and Technology and Vicoland Group.

Google Developer Group (GDG) is a community of enthusiasts and technology developers on the basis of Google’s product groups. GDG community has chapters operating throughout Vietnam, particularly in major cities: Ho Chi Minh (GDG VietNam & GDG Cloud HCM), Hanoi (GDG & GDG Cloud Hanoi), Da Nang (GDG MienTrung & GDG Cloud Da Nang ). We also brings other variety topics related to product and developement skills for developer community.

About the organizer and sponsors
GDG Devfest MienTrung 2021 program is cooperatively organized by Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES), GDG MienTrung, Da Nang Department of Science and Technology and Vicoland Group with the companionship from Vietnam National Innovation Center (NIC), and support from Diamond sponsor Vicoland Group, Gold sponsor TAG Venture, Silver sponsor VNG Corporation, KMS Technology, Crowdfunding sponsor Wakumo Vietnam, Paradox…
Competition's purposes

Da Nang IT Community is more growing and developing. Many technology events, information exchange, and sharing activities have been held in recent years. Since 2016, the GDG Devfest MienTrung event was one of the technology events that get the community’s attention to be established in Da Nang annually.

Through this competition, the organizer desires to create a research learning community to connect IT programmers and students; Maintains training activities, researches, and applies technology to develop the project; Creates a connecting environment for technology lovers; recruiting and seeking out suitable members to participate in technology start-up projects and programs; Discovers and nurtures who has talent.

Competition's format

Format: Online
Scale: nationwide & international
No fee

Timeline

The contest officially calls for participants to register from September 10th, 2021. Online Hackathon will officially take place from October 23rd, 2021 to October 31st, 2021. Demo Day will be held live on October 31st, 2021.

Contact information

Official event information:

Website: devfest.gdgmientrung.com. Facebook: facebook.com/Gdgmientrung/

Registration information:

Email: dne@dnes.vn or direct inbox official fanpage: facebook.com/Gdgmientrung/

Mentor and sponsor:

Email: van.tran@dnes.com – Hotline 0906 179 145

Topic

Topic: FINTECH & BLOCKCHAIN – Technological Solutions Related to Fintech and Blockchain
* Encourage to apply technologies from Google
*** Ideas is necessary to satisfy at least 1 of 2 criteria. If the idea is about Fintech, it can apply any technology, including blockchain. In case the idea is not related to Fintech, the required technology must be Blockchain.

Participants
  • Developers
  • UX/UI designers
  • IT Students
  • Tech lovers who want to build products
  • Highly encourage female IT students and developers
Participation's benefits

Community

– A chance to meet up with the community, including 300+ developers joining hackathon; 2000+ tech-lovers members nationwide, and 50+ senior experts who are speakers and mentors for the competition

– Free access to our partners’ support programs

– Application and creation of technological solutions to solve practical problems

Experience from the competition

– Experiencing and adapting to the dynamic online working environment

– Opportunity to win appealing awards. Awards are being updated by our sponsors and partners.

Career Opportunity

– Connection, cooperation, and career opportunities with IT companies and universities nationwide

– Mentoring, supporting and investment opportunities for potential projects

Benefits of partner/ sponsors when participating in the competition

Community
– Networking and cooperation with high reputation IT companies, universities, and centers nationwide
– A chance to meet up with the community including 300+ developers joining hackathon; 2000+ tech-lovers members nationwide and 50+ senior experts who are speakers and mentors for the competition
– Prioritized in supporting mentors and speakers for the event
Experience from the competition
– Increased brand presence on our media channels network
– A way to solidify your unique brand to IT community nationwide
– An opportunity to promote your products and services to tech-lover community
Recruitment
– High quality but cost savings recruitment opportunity
– An approach and investment to new tech ideas and solutions

How to register?

Register to join the event in group or individual via:

  • For groups: From 2 to 5 members: 
  • For individuals: Individuals will be invited to join the GDG MienTrung Community Group to find suitable teammates.
  • Registration link: https://bit.ly/devfest21
Participated products' requirements
  • Participant ensure their ownership of the project they develop, which means committing the product is developed by the project team themselves.
  • Participated products must be suitable to the national history, culture, ethnics, fine traditions, and customs. There is no violation of any third-party rights (including privacy, dignity, and intellectual property rights).
  • The main code uses in the project must be generated during Online Hackathon Week. The Team Leader is required to certify that requiring condition before submitting the project and also is fully responsible for any arising and disputes or any subsequent litigation.
  • Before the Hackathon Week, members can research, create templates, design, get to know users, and build users flows.
  • The project can use any programming language and document from open libraries.
Evaluation phases and project evaluation criteria

Idea evaluation phase:

– Evaluators: Technical Team of Google Developer Group MienTrung
– Quantity: Selecting 50 suitable projects to participate
– Criteria: Ideas, technology, and quality of candidates described in the registration profiles.

Idea development phase:

– Evaluators: the mentor in charge of each evaluated team and Mentor Supervisory Board.
– Quantity: Selecting 10 excellent projects to participate in the Demo Day.
– Criteria: Based on 5 criteria of the Judges (80%) and other criteria (20%) including Internal teamwork (5%), Active participation in webinar activities (5%), A positive attitude to learn from the mentors/speakers community (5%) and not to violate the regulations from the organizer. (5%).

Judging criteria of the Judges::

1 / Idea: Innovative solutions in compliance with the theme of the program.
2 / Technical features: Projects using intensive, optimal, and effective technology contents in the given solution are highly appreciated.
3 / Feasibility: The idea of solving a specific and feasible problem, in terms of utilization of human and technical resources that the team currently has.
4 / Level of completion of the project: Focus on finishing the core / outstanding features of the application/website
5 / Assiduity and teamwork: A positive attitude attending training courses, webinar activities from the organizer; Active and positive working with mentors, experts, and the organizers; internal teamwork ability; Flexible and effective organizing and breaking down work structure on the team.
6/ Presentation: Presentation skills and the way to answer questions from the Judges

How will the participation process of the teams take place?

Prepare for the Hackathon:

– From September 10th, 2021 to September 14th, 2021: Teams will submit a description of the project via the registration link from the organizer; individuals will register and be supported to form a contest team. The deadline for submission is on September 14th, 2021. During this time, participants will be invited to learn and experience some complementary knowledge activities.

– Organizing committee will select and publish 50 chosen ideas based on the contest’s criteria and the teams whose members are highly qualified to officially participate in Online Hackathon Contest.

The Online Hackathon Contest divides into 2 phases. The first phase is on September 25th, 2021, and the second is on October 23rd, 2021.

The Hackathon:

– From October 23rd, 2021 to October 31st, 2021: The Teams will be officially invited to the GDG Devfest MienTrung 2021 group with all support staff, mentors, speakers, and activities. Learning and working activities will take place continuously during competition under the guidance of the Organizing Committee.

– During this time, besides completing the project, the team will be required to submit a 3-minute video presentation to the Organizing Committee for the judges.

– Each team will have 1 mentor in charge and 1 buddy to support the teams during the working period.

Announcement and awards:

– Demo Day will be live-streamed on Youtube on October 31st, 2021. Accordingly, 10 video presentations of the 10 best projects will be stream live. Organizers and the judges will announce the list of winning teams.

– Contestants will receive a confirmation email and complete the procedures to receive prizes from the Organizing Committee when the contest ends.

Prize allocation

FIRST PRIZE

  • Cash prize: 15,000,000 VND
  • Opportunity to receive investment worth $150,000 from TAG Ventures
  • 01 full scholarship for Java full stack course worth $1800/scholarship from FPT Software
  • 30 hours of 1:1 consultation from TAG Ventures experts
  • Promoted on GoldSun’s LED screen system for 1 week if the project develops into a business
  • Connected with investment from the ADB Ventures Project hosted by the National Center for Innovation (NIC) and supported 3-6 months of free working space at NIC’s partner coworking spaces in Hanoi.
  • 01 resort voucher worth 5 million VND at Risemount Premier Resort Danang from Vicoland Group and gifts from VNG Corporation

THE SECOND PRIZE

  • Cash prize: 10,000,000 VND
    01 full scholarship for Java full-stack course worth $1800 from FPT Software
  • 30 hours of 1:1 consultation from TAG Ventures experts
  • Connected with investment from the ADB Ventures Project hosted by the National Center for Innovation (NIC) and supported 3-6 months of free working space at NIC’s partner coworking spaces in Hanoi
  • 01 resort voucher worth 5 million VND at Risemount Premier Resort Danang from Vicoland Group and gifts from VNG Corporation

THE THIRD PRIZE

  • Cash Prize: 5,000,000 VND
  • 01 full scholarship for Java full-stack course worth $1800/scholarship from FPT Software
  • Connected with investment from the ADB Ventures Project hosted by the National Center for Innovation (NIC) and supported 3-6 months of free working space at NIC’s partner coworking spaces in Hanoi
  • 01 resort voucher worth 5 million VND at Risemount Premier Resort Danang from Vicoland Group and gifts from VNG Corporation

THE COMMUNITY FAVORITE PROJECT AWARDS

  • Cash prize: 3,000,000 VND
  • Connected with investment from the ADB Ventures Project hosted by the National Center for Innovation (NIC) and supported 3-6 months of free working space at NIC’s partner coworking spaces in Hanoi
  • 01 resort voucher worth 5 million VND at Risemount Premier Resort Danang from Vicoland Group and gifts from VNG Corporation