#WirVsVirus Hackathon Report from the Open Marketplace Team

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The German government’s #WeVsVirus Hackathon was a complete success. incredible numbers reflect this success.

  • 43,000 registrations
  • 1900 Pat: inside for challenges
  • 2900 mentors
  • 27,000 active users: inside on the platform
  • 13,000 profiles at Devpost
  • 1,500 registered projects
  • 100 projects from the ministries
  • 464,866 Slack messages (and counting…)

The marketplace was also a part of it, to provide a new way of shopping in a local community. Open, free and privacy-focused.

The Idea?

  • Build a self-sustainable online marketplace.
  • The marketplace should be free to use.
  • Shops can be directly created in an app.
  • No fees or other costs will be taken by the marketplace itself.
  • The marketplace is decentralized and developed by a community.

What is the goal?

  • Deliver Local Products Now!

Who will deliver?

  • Taxi
  • Freelancers
  • Help organizations

48 Hours to…

  • Create a solid Visual Design
  • Describe the Problem and Solution
  • Build a Landing Page
  • Build a Product

So far, 48 hours are really hard to build a product. Even our team was two developers and one designer. But we builder the bases and drew the architecture.

The (overall) Todo List

  • Build the Chat
  • Get a WebRTC Connection via MAM
  • Build Landing Page
  • Build Shop Application

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