- The winners of the hack, team Return0 created a Check-in security model using QR code. The team members, Kushal Kedia, Adish Jain, Sri Harsha Chandra Anishetty told us about their work in detail. Their solution aimed at providing an easy and hassle free improvement to the security problem with significant cost cuttings and enhanced security.
- The runners up team Semicolon worked on an idea which was as hip as their name. Their project called the Buddy Reminder had a cool hack description that read something like this, “Tired of Reminding your Flaky Friends on some Event. The Idea is Buddy Reminder, Create customized reminders for your Events/Trips. We will generate the calls for your buddies on scheduled time and Plays your voice message and Generates call recordings. Buddy Reminder, Notifications can be ignored, But not the calls. So No more Last moment Cancels.” Venkatesh Macha, Upendra Manve were the people behind the idea.
- As mentioned before, we didn’t just have one or two but three winners. There was an exceptional case consolation prize for the team 247. Their hack idea KisanMitra was nothing short of a genius. The team created KisanMitra, a crowdfunding platform, to help farmers and encourage natural farming. Every year at least one farmer suicides due to debt related problems. Through KisanMitra we can fund the farmers for cultivation. When cultivation goes well, we will get the unadulterated healthy natural product for a much better price. For details, you can refer to this link.
There’s always a prize for all the hardwork you put into a job. And for this job, there were many. The winners won the badass Audio Technica Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, $150 in DigitalOcean Credits and cool swags from DigitalOcean.The runners up won no less. 1TB Portable External Hard Disk, $100 in DigitalOcean Credits and cool swags from DO, how’s that? Not to mention, everybody who participated walked away with $15 worth of DigitalOcean credits.