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over 4 years ago

Preping for Judging Rounds!

Prizes

  • 1st Place Winning Team - $5,000 Amazon gift card and 100,000 Expedia+ rewards points 
  • 2nd Place Winning Team -$2,000 Amazon gift card and 100,000 Expedia+ rewards points
  • 3rd Place Winning Team - $1,000 Amazon gift card and 100,000 Expedia+ rewards points
  • Apigee – Year long membership to Apigee Edge ($3,600 value) – Most innovative mashup of multiple APIs
  • Sabre $1000 – Most innovative mobile solution
  • Expedia Accessibility Challenge $750 – Solving for travelers with disabilities

Judging Criteria

  • Implementation Completeness

              No slides – working demo (hard-coded dependencies is fine)

              Mention APIs and technology used

              Practice, practice, practice!

              Three minutes HARD STOP

  • Innovation and Creativity

               Observe and vividly describe a problem

           Create a hypothesis by asking, “What if we could create or change one thing?”

  • Business Value Add

           How will you know if your project works?

           What will you measure?

           How will you make money? How will your partners make money?

           If the project is successful, what would be one thing you would do next?

  • Application to Travel Industry

           How does this fit into the travel ecosystem?

           Who are your customers?

           Who are your partners? Competitors?

Looking forward to some awesome demos tomorrow! Let the hacking continue!

Cheers,

Expedia Hackathon Team