Crack the real e-commerce business data
and offer smart solutions within 37 hours

Win in a grand prize of € 5.000,- !
Deadline for application is on February 14th, 2019.
Registration is followed by selection of the best teams.
We are looking for 10 team to be in the final part of hackathon.

Hacking challenge and prizes

During the event 10 teams will have 36 hours to crack the data from the datasets provided by the organizers, using and creating scripts coded by themself to address one of possible challenges. The selected topic of the hackathon will be revealed on the first day of the event and it will be one of the following:

  • X-sell and up-sell
  • Personalised marketing / web
  • Churn modelling
  • Dynamic pricing 24/7

For the duration of the event you will have access to Keboola tools and eventually other big data visualisation softwares of your own choice. More information will be sent to all registered and selected participants by mail in advance.

During the whole event there will be several mentors that will guide you on getting the right path to solve the challenge.

For better motivation we’ll be serving tasty refreshments regularly and the best teams will get one below mentioned prizes:

  • 1st place (main prize) 5.000 € 
  • 2nd place 500€ (vouchers value) for shopping at GymBeam
  • 3rd place 300 € (vouchers value) for shopping at GymBeam
  • Other EXTRA spot prizes for an extra mile and innovation


# Topic Speaker Time Hall
1 Welcome speech + Hackathon theme statement + Teams introduction6:00pm -
2 Dinner8:00pm - 9:00pm
3 Start of Hacking8:00pm -
# Topic Speaker Time Hall
1 Breakfast9:00am - 10:00am
2 Lunch1:30pm - 3:30pm
3 Midnight Pizza11:30pm - 12:30pm
# Topic Speaker Time Hall
1 End of Hacking8:00am -
2 Breakfast8:00am - 9:00am
3 Preparation for presentations9:00am - 10:00am
4 Presentations10:00am - 10:30am
5 Lunch and Networking12:00pm - 1:00pm
6 Wrap Up, Hackathon summary and Prize ceremony1:00pm - 1:45pm

What is in it for you?

  • Access to real business data and an opportunity to solve real business problem of the leading e-commerce platform in East Slovakia
  • Access to the top range data analytics software
  • Possibility to network with like-minded professionals
  • Access to industry professional mentors
  • Chance of winning a grand prize of € 5.000,- and additional prizes from GymBeam

Our Expectations and Criteria

  • We expect you to form teams out of data engineering enthusiasts, data scientists, students and industry professionals, generally, people with technical knowledge of the field.
  • Usage of provided datasets in the development of business solution.
  • Usage of data visualisation tools for easier interpretation, if needed.
  • Demo of the solution instead of typical presentation.
  • Functionality of the solution
    • How well developed (is it 100% complete or only started 30%)?
    • How easy/hard to implement?
    • Is it actually solving the issue at hand?
  • Monetary Benefit
    • Measurable monetary benefit upon implementation
  • Presentation and Visualisation
    • Was the demo introduced?
    • Was it only a presentation?
    • Did it prove working during the presentation?

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements for the teams?

  • We expect you to form teams out of data engineering enthusiasts, data scientists, students and industry professionals, generally, people with technical knowledge of the field. Team size can be between 3 and 6 individuals together.

I am a data science enthusiast, but I don’t have a team, can I participate?

  • Yes, even we prefer if you form the team in advance and apply as the team already. Anyway, we are keen to have enthusiastic individuals at the event as well, we will make sure to pair you together with other individuals or include you to one of the registered teams. This pairing happens on the event opening.

What do I need to bring to the event?

  • Make sure to bring your laptop, charger, hygiene equipment and sleeping bag and mat if you like to sleep on premises of the event venue.

Is there going to be food at the event?

  • Yes, the meals and other refreshments will be provided free of charge to all registered participants.

Can I start working on the solution prior to the event?

  • You can start thinking about what kind of solutions you could develop, however, the final topic of the hackathon and the datasets will be revealed on the day, and the code must be generated at the event.

How can I register?

  • You can register by filling this form. The deadline for the registration is on of March 13th, 2019 at 11:55pm. However the spaces available are limited, therefore we suggest you to register in advance.