Make Ideas Happen

The Wait is finally over! Registrations are now open for hackX 2021 the most awaited Inter-University Innovative Startup Challenge. Form a team and submit your innovative idea in a proposal today!

Registrations Closed

Why hackX?

hackX – one of the most successful Inter-University Startup Challenges unfolds its sixth successive chapter as hackX 2021, addressing the innovative minds of the Sri Lankan undergraduates. With the theme of Sustainable Innovation, hackX 2021 Innovative Startup Challenge will not only be limited to tech-based solutions; we are also open to any sustainable eco-friendly idea that will help the planet earth to survive, allowing more solid refined startups to emerge through the industrial level product development guidance provided.

hackX 2021 Finalists
Steps to follow

1

FORM A TEAM AND SUBMIT A PROPOSAL

Form a team with members who shares your idea and submit the proposal

2

PITCH YOUR IDEA IN 5 MINUTES

30 teams from initial proposal will get the opportunity to pitch their idea to our judge panel in 5 minutes.

3

GET SELECTED TO HACKX FINALS

Get selected to finals of hackX 2021 from the Initial - Pitch. Three best teams from the IdeaSprint - Intra department hackathon competition will also be participating in the hackx 2021 finals.

4

ATTEND TO ONLINE WORK- SHOP SERIES

Attend these valuable workshops as they are supposed to give industrial guidance to transfer your idea to a business solution

5

DEVELOP YOUR IDEA INTO A PRODUCT

Develop your idea into a product with the guidance from workshops and with the help of mentors.

6

GRAB THE HACKX 2021 TROPHY

Grab the hackX 2021 trophy and walk away with amazing prizes and experiences as entrepreneurs.

 

Undergraduates of any University or Higher Educational Institute are eligible to participate in this competition.

A team must comprise of 3 to 5 members.

Participants in a team should represent the same University or the Higher Educational Institute.

Ideas should be presented in a proposal, following the proposal structure and the given guidelines.

All ideas should be novel and related to Information Technology aspects.

Proposed idea cannot be changed. Final product may have added features.

All Rules and Regulations
Timeline

Registrations

-via www.hackx.lk

Once the Registrations are opened, download the sample proposal structure, fill it and submit with your team details through the registration form.

hackX 2021 - Initial Pitch

- Via Zoom Platform

30 teams with the best innovative ideas will be selected through the initial filtration and invited to do an initial idea pitch of 05 minutes. 12 teams will be selected to participate in hackX 2021 grand finale.

Webinar Session on Introduction to Cloud Computing with Microsoft Azure

- Via Zoom Platform

How to use Cloud Computing with Microsoft Azure to develop your product or service.

Webinar Session on Applications of Machine Learning

- Via Zoom Platform

How to use Machine Learning to develop your product or service.

Webinar Session on Digital Marketing and Branding

- Via Zoom Platform

How to gain attention to your product/service through digital media which are accessible to everyone.

Webinar Session on Startup Development

- Via Zoom Platform

How to develop your innovative product / service to a real-world startup.

hackX finals

- Via Zoom Platform

'hackX finals' will be the final platform for the final teams to demonstrate their four-week mastered production and battle for the grand prize.

July 13th – August 8th , 2021

August 29th, 2021

September 18th, 2021

September 19th, 2021

September 25th, 2021

September 26th, 2021

October 3rd, 2021

Awards

LKR

50,000

LKR

75,000

LKR

25,000

our partners

Official Platinum Partner

Official Main Sponsor

Official Technology Partner

Official Knowledge Partner

Official Mentoring Partner

Official Innovation Partner

National Partner

Official Online Events Partner

Lets Talk

Contact us for any clarification you need

Department of Industrial Management, University of Kelaniya
Phone:+94(0)11 2903282-5
Mail: im@kln.ac.lk

Organized by,
Industrial Management Science Students’ Association | University of Kelaniya

  • Heshan Nanayakkara

    Chief Coordinator
    hackX 2021
    0779654083

  • Shalani Wijesinghe

    Chief Coordinator
    hackX 2021
    0763040923

  • Sithum Basnayaka

    Marketing Coordinator
    hackX 2021
    0766108500

  • Kishan Paramanayagam

    Sponsorship Coordinator
    hackX 2021
    0772081326