What happens at the hackathon?

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September 16

Teams are oriented, and they brainstorm in a race-against-the-clock competition to imagine tech or non-tech solutions that can cultivate civil online environments and push back against hate.

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September 16 evening

In a timed mini pitch session, teams sharpen their pitching skills in front of a panel of experts.

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September 17

Teams ideate further and prepare a prototype / pitch to present in front of a jury.

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September 17 evening

Teams pitch their project to the jury and a live audience, and one winning team is announced.

The winning teams gets funding and mentorship to turn their idea into a reality, and reach millions. Other teams will have the opportunity to further their idea, if desired.