April 28-30


Teams of 1-4

Teams of 1-4

48 hours

48 hours

Mentors’ help with checkpoints

Mentors’ help
with checkpoints

Day 1 Open mic

Day 1
Open mic

Day 2-3 Hack

Day 2-3

Day 3 Demo

Day 3


Main prize

Covered* 2 week trip to the Silicon Valley. Mentorship from eBay, Gagarin Capital, GVA Capital, SD Ventures and Facebook employees

*flight, accomodation and work space for 2

Additional prizes

Startup acceleration program Friends of eBay (NYC or San Jose)

Out of turn application consideration to FB Start (Facebook employees mentorship)

SD Ventures nomination

Improved onboarding process for users of a dating website based on known data (pictures, friends, geo etc.).

Prize: 150 000 RUB, mentoring from SD Ventures
2 jobs for a month in coworking OraculetangSpace in Riga

Participants will be granted access to Microsoft Azure



April 28

  • 18:00-19:00
    - Registration
  • 19:00-20:00
    - A welcome word from organizers and partners
    Info about rules, mentors, resources, prizes and hosts
  • 20:00-23:30
    - Open mic
  • 23:30-01:00
    - Venue preparations for coding part
  • Saturday

    April 29

  • 01:00
    - Start of the hackathon
  • 11:00-12:00
    - Info about resources from organizers
  • 12:00-14:00
    - Mentors speeches
  • 15:00-20:00
    - First technical checkpoint
  • Sunday

    April 30

  • 11:00-16:00
    - Second technical checkpoint
  • 18:00-21:00
    - Demonstration
  • 21:00-22:00
    - Awards ceremony
  • There will be a catering zone with snacks, cold drinks and coffee for participants through the whole event.
    Technical checkpoint will be held by our experts for all teams in order, teams will show progress, answer the questions and get feedback.
    Check our event page on Facebook for updates

    Экспертный совет

    Nick Davidov
    Partner at Gagarin Capital
    Mikhail Taver
    Partner at Gagarin Capital
    Julia Neznanova
    Program Director, Friends of eBay
    Dmitry Volkov
    Founder of SD Ventures
    Pavel Cherkashin
    Managing Partner at GVA Capital
    Yan Chelly
    Head of Strategic Initiatives & Innovation, eBay
    Anna-Maria Treneva
    Head of Sales, Central & Eastern Europe & Russia at Facebook
    Andrey Mikhayluk
    Head of Product Development at SD Ventures
    Alexandr Belotserkovskiy
    Technological Evangelist at Microsoft
    Shai Harel
    Computer Vision Researcher at eBay
    Artyom Semyanov
    Director of R&D at Prisma
    Konstantin Semianov
    R&D Engineer at Prisma
    Artur Chakhvadze
    R&D Engineer at Prisma
    Sergey Borisov
    Co-owner/CCO at Apps4all
    Wagan Sarukhanov
    CEO at Flexlab
    Alex Natekin
    Founder at Open Data Science, DM Labs
    Peter Romov
    CTO at GOSU.AI
    Petr Ermakov
    Data Science Team Lead at Youla. Mail.Ru
    Roman Degtyarev
    Head of R&D at Quantum Brains Capital
    Arseny Kravchenko
    DS team lead at Juno
    Alexander Notchenko
    Researcher at Cherry Labs
    Alexander Vasiliev
    Co-owner/CEO at apps4all
    Stanislav Veretennikov
    CTO at Cherry Labs
    Maxim Goncharov
    CEO at Cherry Labs
    Artem Andreenko
    Backend Engineer at Prisma
    Artem Baranov
    Co-founder at Cindicator
    Daniil Kozlov
    Partner, Director of Business Development at GVA
    Ilya Sokolov
    Head of Development Department,
    Moscow, Bersenevskaya Nab., 6, str. 3, 6 floor

    10 minutes by foot from the Kropotkinskaya metro station over a pedestrian bridge
    passing the Christ the Savior Cathedral