Invent 2017 — an intra-company hackathon
On 13 October 2017, we kicked off our first ever three-day hackathon — Invent.
This non-stop, 48-hour Hackathon began with thirty one of our associates pitching their ideas to a panel of entrepreneurs. The panel chose four of the best ideas. Before the weekend was done, each team had to present a working prototype of the idea that was developed right here. The winning team would be provided with all the marketing support and mentoring that would be required to take the idea to the market.
Once the ideas were shortlisted, the associates got to choose which of them they would like to build on and form teams of three to eight people.
Why the Invent hackathon?
At Influx, we consider it vital to encourage cross-functional interaction and get everyone together to bond as a team. I am not even going to get into why we decided on calling our hackathon Invent because
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