About the challenge
BUILD is an event bridging students' passion for new and emerging technologies and positive social impact. Within BUILD’23, participants are to use any form of new technology (e.g. Blockchain, AI, Nanotechnology) to create a hack addressing one of the global issue tracks.
Get started (BUILD'23 | Refoundation)
Tip for forming teams: 4 people / team max, look for a balance of humanities and STEM hackers
Please register here or your submission will NOT be counted
What to Submit: We will be offering two paths: technical and non-technical.
- Deploy link of coded project
- Video demo of prototype
(A pitch deck and pitch are optional)
- Pitch deck
- Pitch video
- Or any alternative creative methods - please confirm with hosts
$CAD188,976 in prizes
1-year Wolfram|One personal Edition + Wolfram|Alpha Pro subscription (per team member)
! Only 5 projects will be selected (4 members per team)
- 1-month subscription of Wolfram|One
- 1-month echo3D Premium subscription
- 1-year subscription of .xyz domain - personal or project use
- 5-year unlimited access to Taskade
- Team license to Voiceflow
- Axure RP Team Edition
Lifetime unlimited upgrades
Most Innovative use of Verbwire
$250 Prize total. We'll give a $25 Amazon gift card to each team member on any team that qualifies.
Most creative use of Verbwire
$45 in Premium API credits for any team that qualifies, and has not been awarded a prize in category 1. We'll give up to 50 teams this.
Mento Design Academy's Best Prototype
The project that exemplifies in the use of UI/UX components and selected by the Mento Academy Judges
Adobe Creative Cloud 1-Year Subscriptions
Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions for the 3 winning teams of the main global issue tracks.
Sustainability Main Track
Climate Change and Sustainability Track.
Healthcare Main Track
Accessibility and quality of healthcare track.
Inequalities Main Track
Educational and social inequalities track.
Web3 Track Powered by Verbwire
The best Web3 implementation chosen by Verbwire.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Vice President of Software Engineering at Citi Bank
Senior Software Engineer at Juniper Square
Solutions Architect at AWS
Eric Joseph Lee
Founder and President of VXP
CEO of Kangaroo OS
Senior Product Designer at Super Dispatch