#WirVsVirus Hackathon Report from the Open Marketplace Team
The full article was originally published by Huhn on Medium. Read the full article here.
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.
- 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?
- 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