Hackathon 2021

2652 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4
idea phase
Online
starts on:
Feb 18, 2021, 03:30 AM
ends on:
Mar 14, 2021, 01:29 PM
Finale Round
Online
starts on:
Apr 09, 2021, 02:30 AM
ends on:
Apr 10, 2021, 09:00 AM

Overview

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Being a Global Innovation Company, Rakuten’s mission is to contribute to society by creating value through innovation and entrepreneurship. Therefore, we believe that Rakathon-2021 is the perfect stage for entrepreneurs of tomorrow to make the world a better place using technology! So what are you waiting for? Gather your team, think of your next big idea and disrupt to dominate! 


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Rakuten Employees who wish to participate must register using their official email IDs.

 


Note: 

  • It is not recommended that developers interact with the HackerEarth platform using a tablet or a mobile. The optimal use of the website can be made on a desktop or a laptop. 
  • All participants of Rakathon 2021 can use Rakuten India provided collection of Public APIs from our public marketplace (https://english.api.rakuten.net/) to build your solutions. Please find more information in the Resources tab.


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In order to participate, please form your teams (1 to 4 members) and input your entries in accordance with the themes before the provided deadline. Teams have to submit their ideas and a synopsis of their solution on this page by clicking on the Register Now button. Teams will be shortlisted for the final event based on their idea submissions.

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All the submitted ideas will be evaluated by our internal jury at Rakuten India and the selected teams will be invited for the finale-round.

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It is a 24-hour power-packed finale featuring key-note speakers, mentorship sessions, Fun activities and Hacking.

This phase will provide participants the opportunity to interact with mentors, and industry experts opening up doors for innovation and growth.  

The event will finally close with some entertaining activities, followed by the Award ceremony!

Themes

Financial Technology
Sub-Themes
5G
AI/ML
Data Science
Fraud Intelligence
Automation
Blockchain
Other

Below is  example problem statement, you can choose to solve any problem related to the theme

  • Credit card fraud is one of the famous financial fraud. As per Federal Trade commission 2020, there has been over 271 K credit card frauds. How can detect fraud proactively and prevent it from happening?
  • Most credit card customers get promotional content and offers through email and snail mail. In most cases, these offers get under utilised, ignored or are simply lost due to flood of information on a consumer's device .How can credit card companies use Al or other technologies to offer customized and targeted offers to clients which is easy to consume and at the same time safe. ?

Healthcare
Sub-Themes
5G
AL/ML
Data Science
Fraud Intelligence
Automation
Blockchain
Other

Below is  example problem statement, you can choose to solve any problem related to the theme

  • One of the most critical problems in healthcare is predicting the likelihood of hospital readmission in case of chronic diseases such as diabetes to be able to allocate necessary resources such as beds, rooms, specialists, and medical staff, for an acceptable quality of service. How do we address this thru Technology
  • Medical treatment is centered on a specific disease normally categorized by its pathological changes and clinical symptom. Medication is effective for a subset of patients and cause varied adverse effects among other set of patients. Can Personalized Drug discovery solve this problem? 
Education
Sub-Themes
5G
AI/ML
Data Science
Fraud Intelligence
Automation
BlockChain
Other

Below is  example problem statement, you can choose to solve any problem related to the theme

COVID situation has let to massive change in the education industry which is evolving rapidly to adapt to the changing times. However, some challenges like need of practical labs is not yet solved. Can technology come to rescue to bridge the gap?

Sports and Gaming
Sub-Themes
5G
AI/ML
Data Science
Fraud Intelligence
Automation
Block Chain
Other

Below is  example problem statement, you can choose to solve any problem related to the theme

  • How can we offer top notch user experience for non-generic content while maintaining manageability. For Ex: Using the same platform for varied content such as Football, Racing, long-form content, live stream while showing relevant information like tourney brackets for football fans, Heat info for racing fans, factoids for documentaries and data overlay for live games.
  • Video analytics and playback diagnostics in video player
Mobile
Sub-Themes
5G
AI/ML
Data Science
Fraud Intelligence
Automation
Blockchain
Other

Below is  example problem statement, you can choose to solve any problem related to the theme

In the last few years, cloud has completely changed the way infrastructure gets deployed and used across industries. There is massive movement happening with industries across the segments migrating to cloud ( public, private, hybrid). As more workloads move to cloud, there is a need of digitizing operations to manage workloads running across clouds. Problems can happen at any layer which can impact performance of an application or can result in downtime of business, later of which can be catastrophe in nature. How can we run “always-on” digitized operations which can not only meet the need of today’s applications but can scale for the future? “ How can technology help us to detect problems before they occur? How can we develop self-healing and self-managed infrastructure? 

Prizes INR 15,00,000/- in prizes

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Special Prizes
Consolation Prizes
starts on:
18 Feb 2021, 03:00 PM IST
closes on:
14 Mar 2021, 11:59 PM IST

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