July 28, 2021 (Wednesday)
Now onto its fourth year, #codeathonX is your first step in designing digital solutions that can scale and impact our region.
If you make it through CodeathonX and graduate from our CodeNomad programme, you stand an opportunity to enjoy access to the following:
Kickstart your web development or entrepreneurship journey for free
Access special templates and materials
Exclusive discounts on all Code for Asia programmes.
Continuously up-skill yourself
Gain cross-cultural exposure
Be part of a ground-up youth community
Get in touch with industry insiders
Build your professional and global networks
Enhance your employability by gaining actual project experience
Supercharge your personal branding
Social media feature and exposure
Priority consideration for professional opportunities with partners.
CodeathonX is a flagship programme by Code for Asia – a social enterprise promoting inclusive digital innovations headquartered in Singapore since 2016. A learning-intensive and beginner-friendly tech challenge, CodeathonX invites young people from around ASEAN to be co-organisers and co-creators in applying technology for impact. With a strategic focus on Sustainable Development Goals 3, 4, 8 and 11, CodeathonX is a one-of-a-kind tech talent accelerator that aims to nurture and boost people aged 18-35 in creating change using technology.
Whether you are a business, a computer science or a design major, CodeathonX is a unique opportunity for you to join as an individual or as a team to submit online and stand an opportunity to be part of a lifelong learning community with access to expertise, funding, networks and resources to propel your personal growth. Selected, individual talents from CodeathonX will be able to join our annual product-building bootcamp called CodeNomad to receive intensive training and support as they get connected to partners, collaborators and even funding resources.
Submit for CodeathonX and stand an opportunity to win cash prizes and other support resourcesr! Check out the links below to learn more about CodeathonX:
Whether you are a Coder, Designer, Entrepreneur or someone who’s just curious, CodeathonX is for you!
You can submit any software project alone, or in a team, addressing UN Sustainable Development Goals 3, 4, 8 or 11. Solutions to emerging needs from COVID-19 that fall within these impact areas also quality.
July 28, 2021 (Wednesday)
July 29 - 30 , 2021 (Thursday - Friday)
Jully 31, 2021 (Saturday)
July 31, 2021 (Saturday)
August 1, 2021 (Sunday)
1. Empathy: Did the team identify a real, significant problem?
2. Innovation: Is the submitted prototype fully functional and intuitive to use?
3. Entrepreneurship: Is the solution desirable? is it addressing the right market?
4. Storytelling: Is the overall pitch/story compelling?
5. Diversity and Inclusion: Is the team reaching out to new/underserved audiences?
There are global, local and individual prizes to be won. We also care a great deal about whether the team and/or individuals demonstrate the willingness, commitment and capacity to make progress beyond the hackathon. We are looking for people who are collaborative-minded and passionate about applying technology for impact.
Complete application form below
Watch out for follow-up instructions over email