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Think. Build. Innovate.

You were just great! 120 coders, inventors and designers have created 23 prototypes in 23 teams within 30 hours. All three challenges "Mobility", "The future working world" and "Speech Recognition" have been worked on with the active support of our technology partners such as SAP, VW Financial Services, Precire or DataArt, resulting in a total of 10 winning teams!

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The winners

1st Place
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Telli

Our technology makes legally compliant documents more understandable to end costumers.

2nd Place
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Seraphim

We provide customers with the insurance advisor most suitable for them.

3rd Place
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InsureME

We offer an automated damage analysis and loss assessment via telematics in an integrated block chained based Workflow including Smartconverts.

Winner of the special prizes

InsureHafven - SAP Special Prize

We offer transparent and independent insurance mediation at low commission rates through arranging dynamic groups for individuals and make group conditions available to all group members.

SmartCargo - VW Financial Services Special Price

We offer companies smart cargo insurance depending on transported products and transport route using Trackern.

curiLAB - Cebit Special Prize

We offer customers a Cloud Application to make the coordination of caregivers easier.

OneMinuteLeft - Cebit Special Prize

Our innovative mobility guarantee makes sure that business customers get to their meetings on time. (Even if we have to provide them with a private helicopter).

Claimbird - Inbenta Special Price

We offer an automated claims settlement via Chatbot.

University of Twente - PlugandPlay Special Price

We offer a smart business communication assistant to save time and simplify workload.

Speak2us - Precire Special Price

We offer companies an intelligent customer hotline system, which tries to process costumer request. (in challenging situations though, like annoyance, anxiety, despair or unease, customers will be consulted by a personal Specialist)

CommunicationCoach - Precire Special Price

Through an innovative communication analysis (text and language), we help companies determine, if the external effect of their brand matches their desired brand image or not.

That's what the participants say

3 challenges – 30 hours

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Mobility

How can we combine modern mobility concepts with appealing services for our employees and clients?

Mobility

Carsharing, eBikes or autonomous driving. Mobility and Transport are getting faster and increasingly individualized. We want to support any means of transportation our clients choose in the future. No matter what they choose, we’ll be there not just in the event of a claim but all the way through.

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The future working world

Which opportunities does digitalization offer to revolutionize our working world and cooperation in the future?

The future working world

Our working world will go through fundamental changes in the next few years. The contact between company and its clients will become more direct and effective; smartphones and mobile working facilitate the development of new ideas across time zones and borders. Job profile as we know it will change and pave the way for lifelong learning.

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Speech Recognition

How is speech recognition technology going to support employees and clients of an Insurance company in the future?

Speech Recognition

Alexa, Siri and Cotana are dominating our world and we cant imagine our everyday life without them. Voice authentication and analysis can also affect customer service and make communication easier by processing claims and contracts automatically.

Prizes

1st Place
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10.000 €
2nd Place
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5.000 €
3rd Place
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2.500 €

Special prizes

Our sponsors and partners offer exclusive specials in addition to the three main prizes. We’ll let you know in good time. Get ready to be surprised!

What drives you?
Hackathon inspires me: the people there help me leave my filter bubble.
What drives you?
Full-stack is fine - but only through exchange of ideas with others you can come up with smart solutions.
What drives you?
Only Team work can turn ideas into real innovations.
What drives you?
Hackathon inspires me: the people there help me leave my filter bubble.
What drives you?
Full-stack is fine - but only through exchange of ideas with others you can come up with smart solutions.
What drives you?
Only Team work can turn ideas into real innovations.
What drives you?
Hackathon inspires me: the people there help me leave my filter bubble.

Schedule

Friday 27/04/2018

Warm-up

  • 05:00 pm Registration
  • 06:00 pm Greeting
  • 06:15 pm Organizational introduction
  • 06:45 pm API presentation
  • 07:30 pm Challenge Discovery
  • 08:00 pm Mini-Pitches/Teambuilding
  • 08:45 pm Dinner/Networking
  • 11:00 pm End of day
Saturday 28/04/2018

Hacking Time!

  • 08:00 am Breakfast
  • 08:50 am Greeting
  • 9:00 am Start of coding
  • 10:00 am Tech-Slot I - III
  • 01:00 pm Lunchtime
  • 05:00 pm Mentoring/Coaching I
  • 07:00 pm Dinner/Networking
  • 12:00 am Midnight-Special
Sunday 29/04/2018

And the winner is...

  • 08:00 am Breakfast
  • 10:00 am Training/Coaching I + II
  • 01:00 pm Lunchtime
  • 03:00 pm End of coding
  • 03:20 pm Keynotes
  • 04:00 pm Frank Thelen @ Hack{IT}Over
  • 04:55 pm Pitches
  • 07:15 pm Dinner/Networking
  • 08:15 pm Jury prize

The jury - well known & top-notch

Peter KlingsporHead of strategy and group corporate development Talanx AG

Qualified in innovation-management, startup-investment, mergers & acquisitions as well as external and internal audits. He is a strong corporate developer with financial experience and has been approved as CEO, CFO and auditor.

Jörg HeißSenior digital architect in digital incubator of Hannover Rück SE

Experienced hacker, team-lead, startup-founder and creative director. He still sees room for innovation in fields such as machine learning, blockchain and data-driven business models.

Rolf SchumannGlobal General Manager Platform & Innovation, SAP

Schumann is known as a leading enterprise personality and keynote speaker in the ambit of digital transformation, innovative business models and new technologies. He gives board members and managers of many well-known companies advice in those topics. Schumann has over more than 25 years of work experiences for example as CTO EMEA and also as General Manager of Germany of the start-up "Better Place" which is at that time worlds first electrical and mobility service provider, he is also the publisher of the award-winning book "Update - Warum die Datenrevolution uns alle betrifft".

Henrike Schwerdtfeger-KlappSenior Project Manager Mobility, VW Financial Services AG

In creating the mobility of tomorrow, her focus lays on innovations, new mobility concepts and solutions in the areas of car sharing, telematic, e-mobility/charging and rental.

Antje KönigCIO | Management board IT Dirk Rossmann GmbH

Stands for a clear attitude, agile values and customer orientation and a modern, state of the art IT. ROSSMANN-IT was awarded with the 3rd place in CIO of the year in the categrory of large enterprises - one of the most prestigious IT competitions in the German-speaking countries.

Jutta JakobiGlobal Director ICT & Digital Business, Deutsche Messe AG

Jutta Jakobi deals with marketing and business development tasks from the beginning of her career, in international companies of various industries. Her motto: do not shine, work. The development of scale11 is the blueprint for the radical changes with which the CEBIT will present itself for the first time as a Digital Business Festival in the summer of 2018. As a networker, she brings together the digital startups, the established companies, and the investors who cross their path, not just during the five days of CEBIT, but at every occasion.

Keynote Speaker

Frank ThelenFounder & CEO, Freigeist Capital

Thelen is known as an expert in the conversion of digital ideas, as a successful founder and also as an investor. He strongly believes in the unconditional innovational strength of the digitization for Europe's future. Furthermore he recognizes and promotes big talents in his TV-show "Die Höhle der Löwen". (the cave of the lions)

Organizers, Partners & Sponsors

Our API partners

SAP
SAP

SAP is the world leader in enterprise applications in terms of software and software-related service revenue. SAPs Cloud Platform is the development, extension and integration solution of choice, when it comes to agile and reliable innovations in the environment of enterprise solutions. It offers easy to consume IoT, Machine Learning and Blockchain services to create use cases which integrate seamlessly into existing IT landscapes. The smooth integration of data sources, IoT sensors, mobile devices and additional APIs is a key function of the development environment. A variety of micro services, business services and low-code development functionality supports a swift and efficient implementation of current requirements. In addition SAP offers back-end services for motor insurance policies for the hackaton.

Volkswagen Financial Services
Volkswagen Financial Services

Volkswagen Financial Services also demonstrates its core competencies regarding mobility in the APIs: telematics (vehicle data, driving behavior), parking (parking spaces, availability &parking duration), calculation (calculation of leasing and financing of company cars) and payment (settling payments online).

Franke & Bornberg
Franke & Bornberg

«Am I insurable?», «What kind of insurance fits me the best?», «Am I insured appropriately?». The API’s from Franke und Bornberg and also from vers.diagnose are having the all the answers to the most important consumer issues regarding to insurances. You are having access to more than 80.000 digital insurance contracts. You are able to compare alternative insurance products, rates and services and get to see digital insurance policies.

Github
Github

More than 50 Million software developers use Github to develop their programs, discuss them and bring them into production. Github is not only a social coding platform for the worlds largest open source community, but also a solution for more than 75.000 companies who have trusted Github with their commercial software projects. With our API you can create repositories, pull requests, create issues and review code and documentation automatically.

PRECIRE
PRECIRE

PRECIRE predicts communicative effects, emotions and psychological traits based on speech. The magnitude of information hidden in communication is far greater than immediately apparent. PRECIRE identifies and decodes text patterns to assess communicative and individual competencies as well as the psychological effects of texts.

fileee
fileee

fileee is the solution for private documents. With our technology (API+Editor) the communication processes between company, field service and customer can be easily mapped out in digital form.

figo
figo

figo API offers third parties access to various financial sources. These include among others refined data from bank accounts, credit cards , depots, Paypal and diverse Fin Techs. Our technology paves the way for automated accounting, easy credit assessments and also makes switching accounts uncomplicated and simple.

Optiopay
Optiopay

Optiopay gives payees the opportunity to increase the effective value of their payment by choosing high value vouchers as payment methods.

Inbenta
Inbenta

Inbenta implements a smart Chatbot experience for self-service customer support. We help to increase the efficiency of Call/Support Center, E-commerce and Social Media platforms by using Artificial Intelligence & Natural Language Processing technology.

Host

Diamond Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Our Partner

Location

The Hack{IT}Over event takes place at the Talanx AG building in Hannover-Lahe. The flexible, barrier-free interior design of the building and the open areas offer an inspiring atmosphere. Chillout-zones, coffee-spots and an around-the-clock help desk ensure a relaxed working environment. Your accommodation is also taken care of. We have organized discounted hotels and hostels for you and a „charging zone“ has also been arranged for you.

Talanx Headquarters – HDI Platz 1 – 30659 Hannover

Hannover- It doesn’t always have to be Berlin!

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Hannover is one of the famous university cities in Germany, has a multicultural society and promotes innovation culture.

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Every year Hannover welcomes people around the globe to visit great exhibitions such as CEBIT or the HANNOVER MESSE.

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Hannover lies at the heart of Germany and Europe, has an excellent network and a modern infrastructure.