Agorize Case study - HUAWEI CLOUD Hackathon 2022

HUAWEI CLOUD Hackathon 2022

Leading tech company HUAWEI CLOUD used Agorize software to organize its award-winning Spark Hackathon 2022.

The aim of this innovation contest was to build industry-transforming innovation with cloud services. It’s part of the larger Spark Accelerator which was initiated to build an inclusive and sustainable startup ecosystem in Asia.

HUAWEI CLOUD’s problem statements were tackled by top students from partner universities and covered focus areas like health tech, sustainability, and banking.

Download the full case study to find out:

  • Which key objectives HUAWEI CLOUD achieved,
  • The number of high-potential students and solutions were identified through a single Agorize hackathon,
  • How Agorize made a difference in HUAWEI CLOUD’s ability to attract, engage and evaluate talent.

What is Agorize?

Agorize is the most comprehensive innovation management platform, supported by a team of experts and community of innovators. For over a decade, we’ve been providing technology powered by a community of 5 million innovators to foster change and accelerate innovation.

Our clients and partners worldwide crowdsource, evaluate and develop solutions from startups, employees, developers and students using Agorize.

We’ve helped over 300 global enterprise companies in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific including Enterprise Singapore, Huawei, Microsoft, LVMH, PepsiCo, Bayer, Schneider Electric, Hitachi, L’Oréal and many more by running their innovation programs.


What is a hackathon?

The term hackathon is a portmanteau of hacking and marathon. They are events organized to fasttrack the ideation and development process of technical solutions like an application or software. They are a valuable tool when done successfully, as they can lead to significant progress in a matter of hours or days. Originally, it was teams of computer programmers, tech project managers and UX designers that would participate. Nowadays, hackathons have become a term used for a broader range of events aimed at building solutions with others in short period of time. A hackathon is usually presented as a competition. A group of mentors and a jury guide and assess participants, and will award those that executed the assignment best.


More resources

Article: What are the 4 types of innovation
Whitepaper: 10 steps to organizing your hackathon
Case study: Accenture Student Challenge



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