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Develop solns to customize insurance plans, leverage data from IoT & help insurance agencies advise those affected by natural disasters. With Microsoft & AngelHack.
Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 09:00 AM   $10
Venue, 841 Broadway

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At EY, we're dedicated to bold collaboration with like-minded individuals that will help foster innovation. We believe that disruption creates opportunity & that's why we are working with Microsoft & AngelHack to bring you the Agents of Change Hackathon. Over 36 hours in the Big Apple we are inviting you, the best East Coast developer, designer, & entrepreneurial minds to build solutions to customize insurance plans, leverage data from IoT, & help insurance agencies advise those affected by natural disasters.
Are you up for the challenge?


VR Headsets/member

Tickets to the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year event. Flights & accommodation included.

*Winners will be responsible for all applicable taxes.**Travel & Accomodation to be provided & arranged by Ernst & Young

Chromebook/team member

Challenge: Develop a solution that will enhance the products or service offerings of insurance companies to help better serve their customers in one of the below challenge tracks.

Custom Coverage Challenge:

Help companies customize their insurance plans using open source data! Some examples of relevant data could be:

Customer demographic
Risk profiles of owners

Disaster Relief Challenge:

Build disaster relief insurance solutions to help homeowners / businesses better recover from a disaster


Storing home insurance, mortgage documents, or proof of insurance on a blockchain

IoT Challenge:

Create a solution that will help EY customers make insurance decisions by utilizing data from IoT devices

Examples: home telematics (see that help insurance policyholders to mitigate the cost & hassle of fire, smoke & water leak related claims.


Wednesday, August 8th: 18:30 20:00 - Pre-EY Hackathon Virtual Session via Zoom Webinar Link: Meeting Number: 246 550 836
Saturday, August 11th:09:00 10:00 - Doors Open & Breakfast Served10:00 11:00 - Opening Ceremony Presentations from Partners11:00 - Coding Begins12:00 14:00 - Lunch Served13:00 14:00 - Breakout Session(s)Session 1: Security: the things you would be worrying about if this weren't a hackathon Session 2: TBC18:00 19:00 - Dinner Served20:00 20:30 - Pitch Workshop24:00 - Midnight Snack Hack through the Night**The venue will be open & staffed overnight if you'd like to hack through the night.
Sunday, August 12th:08:00 10:00 - Breakfast Served10:00 11:00 - Pitch Practice Session11:30 13:30 = Lunch Served13:00 - Submission Deadline14:00 15:00 - Judging (2 min Demo w/ 1 min Q&A)15:00 15:30 - Judge Deliberation15:30 16:00 - Closing Ceremony & Awards16:00 - Event Close

Teams of up to 5 participants are allowed. All team members must have completed the participation agreement to compete.
You may not begin your project until the competition officially begins. please don't come in & build on top of previous projects if you want to win.
Teams have full ownership of everything they build at our events & are free to do with it as they wish.
Winning teams will be subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before winning.

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