hack.institute was founded in Köln in 2016 to empower entrepreneurs to face and surpass the hard problems posed by market digitization.
The firm was acquired in late 2019 by Quadriga Hochschule and moved to Berlin, where it will draw on Quadriga’s infrastructural assets and ethos of self-betterment, as well as the capital’s international outlook and allure for go-getter technologists.
For partnering companies, these ‘bursts’ quickly produce use-ready prototypes, help employees upskill, and instill durable calm and confidence about keeping pace with industry change. For the engineers, these clusters offer productive outlets for creative experimentation, new job prospects, and network contact with advances in data usage and APIs.
For all involved, the goods of such partnership come from the act of crossing over: from analog to digital; from local to global; and from reading the code to re-writing it.
What does the future hold in store for Postbank’s digital services? And how will it incorporate both traditional verticals like retail and innovative tools like smart data?
In close cooperation with Postbank, we organized and executed the POST /bank Hackathon Roadshow to directly address these and a list of other questions critical to the company’s long-term outlook.
Partner: Deutsche Postbank AG
Locations: Köln, Hamburg, Berlin, München, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Bonn
Events: 3 Hackathons, 3 Meetups, 1 Grand Finale
Participants: > 300
Prototypes: > 60
Over the course of ten months, and with the support of several prominent sponsors, we toured seven of Germany’s largest cities to run several high-intensity development challenges.
We invited the participation of hundreds of members of these cities‘ creative communities – from designers and developers to successful startups and first-year university students – to imagine solutions that Potstbank could use as the bases for new internal processes and client services.
Our tight-knit team comprises a wealth of talents, from web developers to business strategists, and is ready to support a range of innovation priorities.
Featured Hackathon by: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.
Welthungerhilfe Office, Bonn
Creating a web for a better future - SOS 2019 SOS 2019 SOS 2019 SOS
WeWork, Floor 6, Köln
DevHousFriday Chillout: November-Rain 2019
InnoQ Deutschland GmbH, Erftstraße 15-17, 50672 Köln, Germany
HardAttrackt: Hardware-Meetup at Kalk.Space
KalkSpace e.V., Olpener Str. 33 · Köln
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