Do you know Argeta brand? Do you have good ideas and find it a challenge to co-invent a new product for Argeta or change a current one? Do you think 'out of the box', and want to find new challenges and have an unforgettable experience?
Apply to a two-day competition in solving business cases, prove to the jury of experts that you are the best and win Harvardovo HBX scholarship, 2000 € cash prize, MBA Entrepreneurship module and rich gift bag from Argeta – Droga Kolinska!!
What is it about?
International Business Hackathon is an international business marathon, a competition of individuals, assorted into groups, in solving business cases. International Business Hackathon is powered by Business Intelligence Center and ABC Accelerator, in collaboration with international partners.
In general, hackathons are famous mostly as being IT hackathons, where groups of IT experts try to solve different cases or find different solutions in 2 days. Did you know that Facebook Like button was created as a result of a hackathon? The International Business Hackathon goes one step further - its participants will be entrepreneurs, young managers and business individuals from the whole SEE region and they will solve business cases, assorted in international groups of 4-5 participants.
Who can apply?
We invite all ambitious and career-centered individuals, young managers, entrepreneurs, to apply. In order to apply you have to meet the following requirements: at least 1 year of work experience and a Bachelor degree. Applicants can be young managers (junior, middle or top / senior management), as well as young entrepreneurs and business individuals. The participants can be representatives of any kind of industry or department (marketing, HR, Sales, PR, etc.). We welcome all career-centered and ambitious individuals!
All of the International Business Hackathon will be rewarded with great prizes.
Prize for the best contestant:
• 1x Harvard Business School HBX scholarship– program module
• Rich gift bag from Droga Kolinska and other practical prizes
Prizes for best group:
• 2.000 € in form of cash prize, gift bags, vouchers.
Prizes for all of the contestants:
• Gifts and gift bags from Droga Kolinska
• Sponsor gifts
During the competition, all meals: lunch, coffee breaks, soft drinks and snacks will be covered by the organizers.
Jury of experts and keynotes
The jury of experts will consist of experts from various countries: Business school representatives, regional CEO's and chairmen, VC-s, ABC accelerator CEO, BIC CEO and CEO's or respected representatives of main sponsors.
Participation selection process
A participant can apply for the hackathon as a candidate via online application form. After applying, the candidate will have a short online interview with an orga-team representative. The successful candidates will be selected as participants at hackathon based on their application form and interview. You will receive your confirmation over e-mail you provided in the application form. A few days prior to the Hackathon contest, the participants will be organized into working groups by hackathon orga-team representatives, thus having an opportunity to get to know each other before the actual contest. At the same time, first business tasks will be given to groups, as a pre-hackathon test assignment.
29 € + VAT registration fee reimbursed!
Only for the sake of seriousness of your participation and careful organization of participants into international groups, there is a symbolic down payment of € 29 + VAT for taking part in the competition. You will get this fee reimbursed at the competition venue in a form of special vouchers. Lunch for both days, Friday and Saturday, is covered by organizers, as well as all coffee breaks, snacks and soft drinks. All participants will also get take away gifts and vouchers. Since the competition lasts for 2 days, the accommodation in Ljubljana is up to you. At the competition venue there will be special areas for rest (cozy corners, couches) so if the teams would like to work on their case during all night, that will be possible. But if you would like to come a day earlier or catch a good night sleep during the competition, contact if you need help with some accommodation information in Ljubljana.