Congratulations to the Borderless Hack winning team from Istanbul&I!! The judges loved their Hand to Heart winning project — using powerful storytelling to connect Syrian refugee women craft makers with a transparent, online marketplace. We’re looking forward to supporting them with this incredible endeavor!
Thanks to all of our fantastic participants, mentors, jurors, and sponsors for coming out this weekend to Kolektif House for our first Borderless Hack!
We are inviting the most passionate entrepreneurs, computer engineers and designers to Borderless Hack to develop products aimed to solve the immigrant issue.
Borderless Hack took place in Kolektif House Sanayi between March 25-27 to create a social impact was carried out through the support of Consulate General of the United States in Istanbul, Garaj and Habitat and organized by Hackquarters and Kolektif House. Çağdaş Önen is the moderator of the hackathon, which is designed to develop web & mobile applications and iot products. The most passionate entrepreneurs, computer engineers and designers to Borderless Hack to develop products aimed to solve the immigrant issue were invited to the event.
The jury committee and mentors of Borderless Hack consisted of names such as Enis Hulli from 500 Startups, Başak Saral from International Entrepreneurship Initiative, Kaan Akın from Hackquarters, Dilek Dayınlarlı from 212VC, Damla Taşkın from UNHCR and Rami Sharrack from Forum and the participating teams competed for awards that include a trip to the United States, membership to Kolektif House and one month mentorship from Hackquarters.
To get detailed information about the event: http://borderlesshack.com/