by FashionTechPR / Fashion Tech Media LLC [TM]

Build a team + Connect w/ other creatives to build an app or a startup company....No other city embraces the intertwined relationship between fashion, retail, technology, and the future of Virtual Reality more than San Francisco does. With the city being known as the hub where technology and fashion intermix... the goal is to create an innovative app to tackle various challenges to foster growth in the local or global fashion industries. Teams will learn from mentors about industry issues and what solutions are relevant.

 

Schedule :

Day 1

11:30AM - 12:30PM / Arrival

12:30PM - 2:00PM / Speakers

2:00PM - 3:00PM / Teams are created

3:00PM - 8:00PM / Hacking

6:00PM / Dinner will be served (Pizza and drinks)

 

Day 2

11:30AM - 1:00PM / Final Hacking

1:00PM - 3:00PM / Presentations and Pitches

3:00PM - 4:30PM / Judging Period

5:00PM / Dinner will be served (Pizza and drinks) and Winners Announced

 

Speakers :

Mentors :

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Prizes

Prizes to be announced... (2)

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Eligibility

The event will give participants the opportunity to network with other Fashion/Tech and VR enthusiasts, designers, developers, business professionals, technologists, and futurists and will allow them to share their bright ideas with each other. Participants will also gain access to leading fashion/tech/retail industry experts as coaches and judges during the 2-day event. 

Requirements

Please submit your project presentation in pdf form using 1024 × 768 pixel format.  Include any media in a zip file.

How to enter

Please purchase tickets on Eventbrite!  We are almost sold out!  http://bit.ly/2eXXfPb

Only one devpost account per team is required for submission!  Please submit through the "Submission" tab (above) on this website by 1pm on Sunday!

Judges

Alison Lewis

Alison Lewis
CEO/Creative Director at Switch Embassy

Anne-Laure Le Cunff

Anne-Laure Le Cunff
Marketing Lead, Google Fit & Android Wear

David Monteith

David Monteith
Fashion + Apparel Director, Flex/Flextronics

Ty Olatoye

Ty Olatoye
Growth + Business Developer, Omni

Joe Jasin

Joe Jasin
Managing Director at DNA Partners

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
    (20 pts) How much did the team achieve this weekend? Is it a technically challenging project?
  • Usefulness/Practicality
    (20 pts) Is this technology useful to the industry? Who is it useful to? How practical is it to apply this technology?
  • Business Potential
    (20 pts) Is this a viable product?
  • Innovation and Creativity
    (20 pts) How unique is this idea? Are there other companies doing this already?
  • User Experience, Design, Presentation
    (20 pts) Is the idea easy to understand? How well was it presented? Does the design make it easy to use?