In addition to the main prize, all the participants in the first Vietnam AI Hackathon will receive a valid AWS Credit account from the sponsor Amazon. Particularly the champion team will receive more valuable presents from this sponsor.

Vietnam AI Hackathon 2017 will be held on June 3-4, 2017 at F-Ville 1, Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park, Hanoi. Participating in the contest, contestants will have opportunities to interact with technology lovers across Vietnam and meet the popular judges in IT industry.

Deadline for idea registration is May 23. Deadline for submission of group list is May 26. Register here.

Vietnam AI Hackathon has a total prize value of up to VND 700 million including over VND100 million in cash, many valuable presents such as the latest Amazon Alexa speakers, FPT playbox, Fshare VIP account,… and many other attractive prizes. In addition, all members of the teams making it to the final round will receive AWS Credit accounts worth $100/account.

Detail of prizes in the contest: 

  • First prize: VND 50 million in cash + a set of Amazon Alexa + AWS Credit account from Amazon + FPT support in developing the product through providing modern equipment with excellent scientists as consultants for 6 months.
  • Smart Connect Award: VND 10 million. (Category: Using FPT Software’s API).
  • Superlative Intelligence Award: VND 10 million + 1-year using FPT.AI, OpenFPT for free. (Category: Using FPT.AI API).
  • E-commerce Application Award: VND 10 million. (Category: Using’s API).
  • Excellent product using API/data of FPT Trading: VND10 million.
  • Retail Application Award: VND 5 million + Opportunity to receive support from FPT in developing products and share profits based on sales. (Sponsored by FPT Retail).
  • Information Safety Award: VND 5 million. (Category: Using CyRadar’s API).
  • 2 promising ideas: 10 sets of FPT Play box and 10 Fshare VIP accounts.

This is the first time that FPT has organized a programming contest for people who are working in the technology field, the participant is programmers, talented students, and technology lovers. They will form their own team with a minimum of two members and a maximum of five members. After participating in the qualifying round, 15 teams with the best ideas will be in the final round. The teams will code, demonstrate the product and present it directly to the judges.

The evaluating criteria will be based on many factors such as creative and breakthrough ideas; The level of completion and friendliness of the product including code + demo and application into practice… The organizer encourages the use of available APIs.

Vietnam AI Hackathon is organized to promote technology movement across Vietnam, thereby finding new ideas, new elements for technology.

Le Duy

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