Durbin, Sparks And App Flakes Shine In Smart City Hackathon

Durbin, Sparks And App Flakes Shine In Smart City Hackathon
Araf Noor

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PreneurLab and White Board held a hackathon event named Smart City Hackathon. This was a 36 hour event aimed to make the lives of Dhaka citizens much easier. Here, Durbin, Sparks and App Flakes took the honours.

The event was held in the capital’s Grameenphone main office in Bashundhara, and a total of 30 teams participated. The champions turned out to be Durbin, with Sparks and App Flakes taking the first and second runners-up spots respectively. The teams each consisted of 2 - 4 members. The teams then showed off their innovations in software or hardware form.

The event which took place on friday was graced by the presence of John Taylor, director of UNDP, as chief guest. The other guests included Grameenphone’s Chief Technology Officer Medhat El Husseiny, their Chief Corporate Affairs officer Mahmud Hossain, as well as Arif Nezami, who is the CEO of PreneurLab.