This year’s hackathon, part of the World Bank project, will take place on 6-7 June, 2015, at the
Soft University building. The hackathon is named ‘Code4Bulgaria’ and it will challenge dev teams to develop an app which aims at resolving social and public problems in Bulgaria.
The hackathon’s primary aim is to achieve a better communication between citizens and institutions in Bulgaria by creating the most convenient application for web and mobile with responsive design which alerts for irregularities. This ‘whistle-blowing’ app will send signals straight to the responsible institutions, thus the civil participation in the government will raise
But what are the rules?
Each team has to consist of 2 - 4 people, as it is mandatory that at least one of the members is a school student or an undergraduate.
Mentors will be at each team’s disposal. They will give advices and guide the team members through the process of app development.
How will the apps be assessed?
The ready apps will be assessed by judges. Velislav Stanchev, Bulpros Web and Mobile Lead, will be part of the judge panel. Velislav has more than 10 years of experience as Project Manager, Creative Lead and Art Director. Moreover, he will guide the teams in the stages of UI/UX and Creative development.
BULPROS is a fast-growing European IT Services company established in Sofia, Bulgaria, which already operates on many European and global markets. BULPROS provides the whole spectrum of IT lifecycle services – software development in all core technologies, design and development of web and mobile solutions and applications, Infrastructure services and Cloud. To support the operations of the clients` IT systems BULPROS provides customer services including helpdesk, application and infrastructure technical support, content and data services as well as telesales and telemarketing services. BULPROS’ Legal Process Outsourcing business line combines processes, technology and fully trained lawyers and paralegals with multilingual knowledge to deliver support services which truly benefit law firms and in-house legal departments. BULPROS team consists of more than 400 consultants in the different professional areas, described in the company’s portfolio.