Winner of Angelhack Maldives 2019 organized by Dhiraagu, MMA and Sparkhub, has been announced on 14th July 2019. At the closing ceremony held to commemorate the ending of AngelHack Maldives 2019, Team Staylight, emerged as winners and will now become part of Angelhack’s pre-accelerator programme, the HACKcelerator.
The HACKcelerator is an invite-only 12-week virtual pre-accelerator programme, which provides mentorship from a pool of global mentors and access to international resources to help turn projects into viable startups.
The winning team from Maldives was Team StayLight which demonstrated a working prototype on an instalment payment model for accommodation booking.
“We have been working on the concept of StayLight for a month and when angelhack was announced, it made us further enhance our concept and spend our time on research. Angelhack will be giving our product the international exposure we need & we are looking forward to hackacclerator programme to be mentored and develop our product.” Team Staylight
10 teams competed in Angelhack Maldives 2019, comprising of local developers and designers. Team Vicura demonstrated a local package delivery service and Team StudyLab proposed their idea to link students with tutors and professionals for collaboration and learning. Team Heydha demonstrated an automatic expense tracking service and Team Freshhub presented an instant market place for enthusiasts and hobbyists. Team Flybox proposed a solution to earn using unused baggage allowance when you fly, while Team MemeBaby presented their platform for mothers to socialize. Team GoWinGo helps you discover the best deals around you, Team Serotomix proposed a solution to find your perfect activity buddy and Team Accio proposed a plastic reusing solution .
This year AWS Challenge winners were Team GoWinGo and each member were given an Echo Spot from Amazon. All the participants, who attended the event were given 100$ worth AWS Credit from Amazon.
Angelhack is a global hackathon series which began in San Francisco and is now taking place in over 150+ cities around the world. Team Staylight will now enter the HACKcerator along with the winning team from each city.
Dhiraagu, MMA and Sparkhub collaborated to organize Angelhack Maldives 2019, with the aim to support the startup culture and provide a platform to foster innovative digital solutions.