New hack challenge from Eramet for the TC Hackathon at VivaTech

There’s no request that springtime in Paris is the stuff of legend. TechCrunch is returning to the City of Lights to continue construction another heroic experience. The TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech 2019 takes place at the Expo Porte de Versailles on 17-18 May. If you’re a developer, an ux/UI designer or an all-around tech creator, don’t miss this chance to collaborate, challenge and create something superb.

Thanks to stellar sponsored hack contests, you can triumph serious money and other awesome prizes in the process. There’s no fee to enter, but get your free hackathon ticket now, because they won’t last long.

Thousands of startup founders, business leaders, investors, academics, students and media across Europe and beyond will dive on VivaTech, which makes it the awesome place to host a hackathon of saga proportion.

Here’s how it all works:

Form or join a faction and take on a precise hack compete put forth by the hack sponsors. Fuel up on whatever gets you through the dark-hour, because you have just 24 hours to work your tech supernatural, wield your powerful coding skills and produce a working solution.

It’s pencils down after 24 hours, and then your sleep-deprived faction will have just 60 seconds to consign a rapid-fire presentation to our hackathon judges. Each faction receives an attain between one and five, and the faction with the highest attain wins the medal associated with the sponsored hack. In addition, TechCrunch will medal a €5,000 grand medal for the best overall hack.

All teams that collect a combined attain of three or higher also triumph tickets to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2019 and VivaTech 2020.

We’re stoked to publish the details of the latest hack challenge from our sponsor, Eramet:

In the 21st century, metal alloys are everywhere, e.g. computers, electric cars, satellites. You can find up to 20 distinct alloys in an individual computer. The grade requirements of customers are extremely compact nowadays. Eramet, an international mining and metallurgical faction, challenges you to find a solution that can provide our customers with 100 percent transparency on our supply chains, from the extraction of ore from the mine to the final product, with a heavy focus on the grade, environmental, social and ethical aspects. The winner of this compete will collect a €5,000 medal.

In case you missed it, we already announced a challenge from EDHEC. The company’s gifting
a €5,000 medal to the faction that creates the best product to support students make sure they select the course of studies and career that’s right for them.

Be sure to keep checking back, because we’ll publish plenty more sponsored contests — with awesome prizes — in the coming weeks.

The TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech 2019 takes place on May 17-18. Are you prepared to put your skills to the ultimate experiment and become a legend in your own right? Get your free ticket and join us in Paris. We can’t wait to see what you create!


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