Hackorona Large Logo

Hackorona - A COVID-19 focused Hackathon

Hosted by in.dev in cooperation with Microsoft

23/3/2020 – 06/04/2020

Hackers Participated!

The challenges

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Prebuilt challenges

HealthIL – most burning challenges from health organizations dealing with COVID-19.

Circles – Israel advanced technology industries challenges

Bring your own idea

Groups or singles that wishes to bring their own idea are welcome. Share your idea with the other participants on the Teams IDEAS channel.

Current challenges being developed

To see the current list of challenges and teams, join the Teams and look at the Ideas channel.

Hackorona Floating Ninja

How it works

Hackorona Sitting Ninja
Register as a participant and join the Teams chat
Invent a challenge or select one from the Ideas channel
Create or join a group with other participants
Select and contact our mentors
Start working - create a quick and production ready solution
Present your project and invite other participants to join
Top inventions selected by our judges will receive an award

Best solution will

receive the #1 award

Hackorona Attacking Ninja

Judges

Gila Gamliel

Gila Gamliel

Minister for Social Equality

Dror Globerman

Dror Globerman

speaker, writer and broadcaster TV Host @ NEXT, Keshet Broadcast Editor in Chief @ NEXTER by mako

Tal Shahaf

Tal Shahaf

Tech Reporter @ Ynet

Sagi Dudai

Sagi Dudai

CTO, Vonage

Idan Frydman

Idan Frydman

Partner, Patent Attorney, Pearl Cohen

Lital Kiperman Vaknin

Lital Kiperman Vaknin

Head Of Innovation, The Peres Center for Peace and Innovation

Nir Rubinstein

Nir Rubinstein

Chief Architect, AppsFlyer

Tomer Simon, PhD

Tomer Simon, PhD

National Technology Officer, Microsoft

Liron Freind

Liron Freind

Director Developer Relations at NVIDIA Israel

Yael Ophir

Yael Ophir

Executive Director, HealthIL

Idit Gazit Berger

Idit Gazit Berger

Technical Director, Microsoft

Zvi Yemini

Zvi Yemini

Entrepreneur and a member of the Board of Directors, The Peres Center for Peace and Innovation

David Gal

David Gal

COO & CMO, Microsoft

Nir Dagan

Nir Dagan

Managing Partner Sky Private Equity Fund & Vice Chairman of the 8200 alumni organization

Aviv Noy

Aviv Noy

CTO, Rivery

Raz Bachar

Raz Bachar

Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups

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The Prizes

Crowd Favorite

Crowd Favorite

Nespresso Essenza Mini!

Rivery

3rd Place

3rd Place

Nintendo Switch Lite!

Aztek

2nd Place

2nd Place

Bose QC35!

AppsFlyer

1st Place

1st Place

GoPro Hero Max!

Vonage

Meet the Team

Oryan Moshe

Oryan Moshe

Community Leader @ in.dev and Lead Architect @ Rivery

Tamar Ben Ami

Tamar Ben Ami

Community Leader @ in.dev

Idan Shahar

Idan Shahar

Cloud Solution Architect ISVs at Microsoft MEA

Maor Zion

Maor Zion

PR, Social Media Manager

Adi Stein

Adi Stein

Developer Relations Program Manager MEA, Microsoft

Ilya Barsov

Ilya Barsov

Ideas Ambassador

Michal Wosk

Michal Wosk

Developers Marketing Manager, Microsoft

Lee Gavish

Lee Gavish

Mentors Ambassador

Rinat Mashal

Rinat Mashal

Project Manager

Maya Katz Boker

Maya Katz Boker

Enterprise Marketing Manager, Microsoft

Our Ambassadors

Ben Greenberg

Ben Greenberg

Ideas Ambassador

Sabrina Niddam Choukroun

Sabrina Niddam Choukroun

Content Ambassador

Daniel Ziv

Daniel Ziv

Mentor Ambassador

Erez Gavish

Erez Gavish

Mentor Ambassador

Sharon Rochwerg

Sharon Rochwerg

Content Ambassador

Gila Hayat

Gila Hayat

Idea ambassador

Alisa Silina

Alisa Silina

Content Ambassador

Echo Rivetti

Echo Rivetti

Content Ambassador

Sarit Arditi

Sarit Arditi

Spokesperson - Peres Center for Peace & Innovation

Eva Lomazov

Eva Lomazov

Content Ambassador

Hackorona Webinars

Shahar Krodraty, Director of Technical Alliances @ Logz.io

Shahar Krodraty, Director of Technical Alliances @ Logz.io

Logz.io Observability Platform

Monday, March 23rd
6PM GMT+2

(Recorded)

Avi Israeli, Founder of Fitness in Motion

Avi Israeli, Founder of Fitness in Motion

Virtual Workout

Tuesday, March, 24th
6PM GMT+2

(Recorded)

Ari Bornstein, Sr. AI Open Source Engineer @ Microsoft

Ari Bornstein, Sr. AI Open Source Engineer @ Microsoft

Corona Mask Detection With Custom Vision and Tensorflow.js

Wednesday, March 25th
6PM GMT+2

(Recorded)

Eric Moneyang, Sr. Partner Tech Architect @ Microsoft

Eric Moneyang, Sr. Partner Tech Architect @ Microsoft

Using Microsoft Teams

Wednesday, March 25th
6PM GMT+2

(Recorded)

Guy Glantser - Data Platform MVP at Madeira Data Solutions

Guy Glantser - Data Platform MVP at Madeira Data Solutions

SQL Server Developer Tips That Can Save Your Ass

Thursday, March 26th
6PM GMT+2

(Recorded)

Jeff Dahan -Sr. Cloud Solutions Architect @ Microsoft

Jeff Dahan -Sr. Cloud Solutions Architect @ Microsoft

Securely Taking Your Project From Ideation to Production

Monday, March 30h
6PM GMT+3

Shiri Hochhauser - Cloud Solutions Architect @ Microsoft

Shiri Hochhauser - Cloud Solutions Architect @ Microsoft

Zero Trust for Developers

Tuesday, March 31st
6PM GMT+3

Lior Armiev - Cognitive Lead @ KPMG

Lior Armiev - Cognitive Lead @ KPMG

Cognitive Services 101

Wednesday, April 1st
6PM GMT+3

Itay Arbel, Product Manager @ Microsoft

Itay Arbel, Product Manager @ Microsoft

How to use Video Indexer to get more out of your video and audio content

Thursday, April 2nd
6:00PM GMT+3

Idan Shahar - Cloud Solutions Architect ISVs @ Microsoft

Idan Shahar - Cloud Solutions Architect ISVs @ Microsoft

Kubernetes Buzzwords - Everything you wanted to know - but never dared to ask

Thursday, April 2nd
6:30PM GMT+3

Dean Langsam - Data Scientist @ SentinelOne

Dean Langsam - Data Scientist @ SentinelOne

Disease Modeling with Python

Sunday, April 5th
6PM GMT+3

Lionel Mitelpunkt - Community and Communication at Merachok

Lionel Mitelpunkt - Community and Communication at Merachok

Engagement in the Age of Social Distancing

Monday, April 6th
6PM GMT+3

FAQ

1. WHAT IS THE HACKORONA?

Hackorona is a virtual Hackathon by in.dev in collaboration with Microsoft.
You have untill this thursday, 26.03.20, to join or create a team and present your idea.
In two weeks from now, on Monday 06.04.20 we will host the Hackorona Demo Day, where you will present your project by prerecorded video, and a live Q&A.

2. WHAT IS THE GOAL OF HACKORONA?

The goal of Hackorona is to harness the tech communities’ power and efforts to help combat COVID-19 (“Corona Virus”) by bridging the gap between the unique needs of organizations dealing with this outbreak, and technological individuals and startups that can potentially offer solutions – on a global scale. 

3. WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Entrepreneurs, Great Minds, Full Stack, Web Developers, Backend Developers, Data Scientists, Analysts, Product Managers, Designers, EVERYONE!

4. WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES?

– Existing ideas for Challenges can be found here:
http://www.healthil.org/countercorona, http://corona.circles.eco/
– Bring your own idea for a challenge – You are welcome to bring your own idea!! Use the @Ideas channel to share your idea and discuss it.
– Don’t have an idea and didn’t find one you like at the existing challenges? Take a look at the @Ideas channel, and vote for your favorite ideas using the (THUMB UP) react.

5. HOW DO I FORM OR JOIN A TEAM?

First, go to the @ideas and teams tab under the Ideas channel
– Found an existing project that you would like to partner with? Great! Contact the team leader.
– Wanna start your own team? Fantastic. Add your details to the ideas and teams table. Once you have your team ready, tag our @Ideas Ambassadors for opening your team a channel!
– Want to join a team, but didn’t find something that you like yet? Let everyone know what your strengths are on the @Teams channel 🙂

– Your team is ready to participate? Sign the team here

6. WHO OWNS MY PROJECT?

The team that develops the project is the owner of the project. You are welcomed to read the terms for specific details.

7. IS THERE A HACKORONA CODE OF CONDUCT?
8. HACKORONA LOGO

The figure present the hackers that will work hard to combat and find solution to the COVID-19 challenges. 

9. HOW CAN I BE A MENTOR AT THE HACKORONA?

The mentor’s job is to support and guide teams in any aspect one can help with- any expertise would be helpful!
If you would like to be a mentor at the hackorona, please fill this form!

10. HOW CAN I TALK AT THE HACKORONA WEBINARS?

Public speaking is fun! but these days, it became impossible to step up on a physical stage, that’s why we have the Hackorona Webinars!

What are you waiting for? Nominate yourself as a speaker now!

Our Mentors

Erez Ram Lev

Erez Ram Lev

product marketing manager,Amdocs

Eric Moneyang

Eric Moneyang

Sr. Partner Technical Architect, Microsoft

Yariv Kedem

Yariv Kedem

Owner, App-Lab start-ups building studio

Doron Simhi

Doron Simhi

Start-up's Growth.Strategy.Fundraising advisory

Michal Levy

Michal Levy

Startups Relationship Manager, Microsoft

Itai Binyamin

Itai Binyamin

Solution Specialist - Data & AI, Microsoft

Lior Armiev

Lior Armiev

Ai Cognitive Lead, KPMG

Yasmin Bokobza

Yasmin Bokobza

Machine Learning Scientist, Microsoft

Ari Bornstein

Ari Bornstein

Cloud Advocate, Data / AI / ML, Microsoft

Amit Svarzenberg

Amit Svarzenberg

Partnerships Manager, Microsoft for Startups

Reut Zeiri

Reut Zeiri

Associate (investment team), lool ventures

Yechiel Levi

Yechiel Levi

CTO, OptimalQ

Eli Bernstein

Eli Bernstein

Exec Partner, CryptIQ

Assaf Malovany

Assaf Malovany

Chief Product Officer, BlackSonar

Dr. Elhanan Gazit Ph.D

Dr. Elhanan Gazit Ph.D

Founder, juloot

Mike Ron

Mike Ron

App Creator, Kalrom Systems

Nir Paz

Nir Paz

Head of Product, Varo

Javier Shocron

Javier Shocron

Technological Associate, (Ex.) Maverick Ventures Israel

Eli Afengar

Eli Afengar

Senior Cloud Solutions Architect, Microsoft

Paul Ardeleanu

Paul Ardeleanu

Developer Advocate, Vonage

Lionel Mitelpunkt

Lionel Mitelpunkt

Communication, Community & Engagment specialiest, Merachok - מרחוק

Snir Levy

Snir Levy

Business development, Microsoft

Gal Fridman

Gal Fridman

Senior Data Scientist, Project Verte

Jeff Dahan

Jeff Dahan

Sr Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft

Keren Shmueli

Keren Shmueli

Partner, Hi Tech & M&A, Pearl Cohen

Shay Gover

Shay Gover

Ideation and Connections, TAMI NPO

Alex Peles

Alex Peles

Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft

Asaf Hason

Asaf Hason

Cloud Consultant, Aztek

Shiri Hochhauser

Shiri Hochhauser

Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft

Stanislav Gerlin

Stanislav Gerlin

Cloud Security Team Leader, Aztek LTD

Roy Talias

CEO, MakeAPP