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Hashtag #make_a_thonBD

Description Make-A-Thon is the first ever Hardware Hackathon in Bangladesh where we will Build the next big or small thing for Bangladesh! It is a 36 hours hackathon from the 18th of November to the 20th during the Global Entrepreneurship week 2014 happening in Dhaka leading to joining an international MakerFest in January 2015.

Venue EMK Centre , Dhaka , Bangladesh

City Dhaka

Area Dhaka

Country or Region Bangladesh

Tech enthusiasts, developers, makers, designers, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors - all will come together and build things with whatever they have around themselves. They will come up with affordable, easy to use and relevant solutions for the daily problems around us such as traffic, energy, water, health or education! What do we want to do? We want to give developers, designers and makers a chance to work on the next generation of technology and create new things and prototypes that can solve the most pressing problems of our time such as traffic, affordable healthcare, education for all etc. How will we do it? We want to involve the leading technology companies by providing us with their problem statements and hardware toolkits such as chips, gadgets and gears which could then be used by the makers, designers and developers to craft new technologies. What will the winner get? The winner will get the chance to represent Bangladesh at Makerfest 2015 held in January. ,and convert their technology into a successful startup in Bangladesh and also globally.