over 3 years ago

And the winners are...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! 

The YGC team would like to announce the final winners of our Future of Work Hackathon - here is the link to the final video.

Congratulations to the following teams! Please reach out to prakul@ygcdata.com for next steps - we can’t wait to work with you to build this out further with our corporate partners.

1ST PLACE - Lassio ($5,000)
2ND PLACE - Uncle Jon Gatekeeper ($3,000)
3RD PLACE - Fuel for Thought ($1,000)


If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the…

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over 3 years ago

Live presentations

Hi everyone! Here are the presentation orders for today, at 1:30 PM CST. All teams and presenters must be in the Zoom webinar by 1:30 PM, or they will not be eligible prizes. We will start presentations immediately at 1:30 PM CST.

Team 1: Praveen Kumar (Healthcare) - Praveen Kumar
Team 2: Data Divas (Energy) - Philip Kung
Team 3: StarSolution (Healthcare) - Yakubu Yusuf Tambaya
Team 4: Studs (Healthcare) - Sarthak Arora, Varun Ramnani
Team 5: Team Brunost (Energy) - Vib
Team 6: Uncle Jon Gatekeeper (Healthcare) - Krittin Kalra
Team 7: Energi Airdrop (Energy)- Mr. Chain

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over 3 years ago

Required Form for Live Presentations & 30 Minute Countdown

Hi Hackers! Your projects are due in 30 minutes and our judges are incredibly excited to view your submissions!

All teams are required to fill out the following form when submitting your project: https://forms.gle/gaA6QxrkSP691HP99


If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.

over 3 years ago

**IMPORTANT** LIVE Presentation | Judging Criteria | Prizes

Good evening Hackers!!!

We've heard great things from our mentors about the progress you've made and we are excited to see you present LIVE in front of our judges tomorrow at 1:00 pm CT. 

Submission deadline is in less than 12 HOURS!

We expect you to be able to screenshare into the live presentation (Google Slides / PowerPoint / Keynote), showcase any prototypes, designs and concepts that you've built, and tell us how you plan to make an impact TODAY.

Each team will have:

Max 2 Presenters

5 mins of presentation

3 mins of Q&A

Once again, all 10 of…

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over 3 years ago

Join a team now to solve healthcare / energy challenge and win prizes!

Thank you all for submitting your teams!

If you do not have a team, you can still participate by joining a team here:


Please message @Henry Liu [Staff] in our Slack channel to join a team!

over 3 years ago

Challenges Announced! Future of Work Hackathon is ON! Team Submissions close in 5.5 hours at 11 pm CT!

We've officially announced our challenges!

Healthcare Challenge:

“Showcase verified / trusted testing results. How can we create a digital passport / ID using emerging technologies like ArcBlock’s blockchain identity layer, IOT or other ideas to clear workers and consumers to return to public?”

Energy Challenge:

“Help get energy industry workers back to work faster. How can we leverage emerging blockchain technology like Hedera Hashgraph, AR, IOT or other ideas to showcase expertise or verify work? ”

For more details, please watch our recorded live Kick-Off Video:



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over 3 years ago

Announcing Our Judges - ArcBlock, Bridge Purchasing Solutions, Indeed, Daimler Trucks, Hedera Hashgraph, Chevron and more!

Our judges range from a variety of industries and are excited to help you improve your enterprise solutions.

Lisa Besserman, Head of Program at Indeed
- Jesse Teichman, Investment Manager at Chevron
- Ken Anderson, Chief Developer Advocate at Hedera
- Tanner Cerand, VP of Investment Research at BuildGroup
- Lutz Beck, CIO at Daimler Trucks NA

Ken Erickson, CEO at Bridge Purchasing Solutions
- David Altounian, Associate Dean / Partner
- Ashley Jennings, Managing Director
- Robert Mao, CEO at ArcBlock
- Tom Caven, Chief Medical Officer at Ascension


If you have any questions…

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over 3 years ago

Announcing Our Mentors - Baker Hughes, Intel, Stubhub, Haliburton, and more!

Help workers around the world with our enterprise mentors through healthcare and energy solutions.

Our team at YGC would like to announce our corporate partners who are participating as mentors this weekend. They will be paired with participating teams as the team formation process continues over the next 24 hours.

- John Harrison, Innovation Engineer at Intel
- Craig McKay, Global Senior Drilling Advisor at Maersk Drilling
- James Adams, Senior Account Manager at PGS
- Dr. Nils Kaageson-Loe, Assistant Director Strategic Initiatives at SPE
- Lars Petter Solevåg, BU President at Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA
Seema Santhakumar, Global Leader

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over 3 years ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for Future of Work Hackathon.

over 3 years ago

Team Building on the Slack Channel is live!

The Team Building on the Hackathon Slack Channel is Live! Please sign up for the Slack Channel at this link here.


If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.

over 3 years ago

Schedule for this Weekend

Thank you for signing up to participate in YGC's first Future of Work Hackathon - we're looking forward to tackling real enterprise challenges in healthcare and energy this weekend. Here is the schedule for the full hackathon:


12 PM - Slack Channel Opens and Team Formation Begins


12 PM - Mentors and Judges Announced


5:00 - 5:15 PM - Hackathon Kickoff

11 PM - Finalize Teams


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Healthcare and Energy Workshops

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Mentoring


12:00 PM

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