eProjects x PROTOHACK presentS

JANUARY 14th, 2017

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1) Pick an idea and start a project
2) Work around the clock
3) Create a prototype and pitch it to some of Vancouver's top talent in the business and tech industry


If Steve Jobs built one of the largest and most successful tech companies in the world without any coding knowledge, you can too!

Have you ever had a life-changing startup idea but didn't have the technical coding knowledge to execute it? Or have you ever come up with a solution to an every-day problem... but didn't know where or how to start building it?

FEAR NOT! UBC eProjects has got your back and is here to help! We are partnering up with ProtoHack to turn your ideas into a reality, where there is no limit of opportunities to prove that your idea can change the world in a fast-paced, code-free hackathon. 

Whether you have no coding knowledge at all or a fountain of it or whether you study business or kinesiology, anyone can join Protohack (always),

Keep an eye out for tickets releasing soon and RSVP and hit the like button on UBC eProjects to stay notified! 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I form my own team? 
A: Of course! Just make sure to purchase your tickets individually and have everyone show up to officially make your team on the day of. 

Q: How many people to a team?
A: Up to 5 people per team.

Q: Is ProtoHack only for students? 
A: Yes, ProtoHack is only for students with a valid student ID. Please bring your student ID card so that we can verify on the day of.

Q: What if I don't have an idea to bring to ProtoHack? 
A: No worries! Although it's great to have ideas to bring to ProtoHack, it's not necessary as there will be idea formation sessions to collaborate on with others.

Q: What if I don't have a team to participate in ProtoHack with?
A: Fret not, there are many solo participants like yourself and there will be a team formation session to help you find a group of new friends!

Q: Can I use code to make my prototype?
A: If you want to use code to add to your prototype, you are free to do so, however judging criteria is not based on how well your code is written as it is a code-free hackathon. Judging ruberic is based on many other factors!

Q: Is food provided?
A: YES! We will also be providing Red Bull. After all, what's a ProtoHack without Redbull? 

Q: Will judging criteria be released?
A: Yes, keep an eye out for it!

Why wait to get membership? Become an eProjects member and get all the perks.