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AngelHack Beijing Hackathon 2018

Every year, AngelHack adventures across the globe for our yearly Global Hackathon Series.

This year's theme? Seamless Technology (specific topic is up to the team). We also have a 10,000 RMB PropTech Challenge sponsored by JLL if you happen to work on any PropTech topic.

Over the course of Summer 2018, we'll hit six continents, bridging the gap between Silicon Valley innovation and entrepreneurs all over the world. Hackathons are built for rapid innovation, and rapid isn't always pretty. But no matter the roadblock, broken code or bumps, we continue on and push forward, together. There's no boundary or limit to what we can create.

So join us! Create something cool. Meet great people. Win great prizes. Who knows, your founder journey may begin at naked Hub Dongdaqiao in Beijing!


We offer our own Grand Prize AND team up with awesome sponsors who have their own challenges and prizes you can go after. Aiming for the HACKcelerator invite? Only in it for some cool hardware? Good news, you can go for as many challenges as you want!

Challenge 1:

AngelHack Challenge: Challenge yourself and your entrepreneurial spirit. Make something innovative without limits, something that brings positive change to the world, even something that solves a small problem. It's that simple.

AngelHack Prize: The winning team from each hackathon will receive an invite into AngelHack's HACKcelerator program.

Challenge 2:

PropTech = Property + Technology Challenge

JLL looks forward to seeing the new ideas and concepts in using technology and innovation to transform real estate industry. The specific solutions could be around the following areas:

  • Real estate transactions – Develop intelligent applications/solutions to improve efficiency and user experience of leasing and sales transactions of property
  • Property Management – Develop ideas & solutions to disrupt traditional property management model and processes, bring it to a whole new level in terms of service efficiency and user experience (with a reduced cost)

Ideas/solutions can range from the use of IoT, blockchain, shared economy, design & build to data science and analysis, smart parking and information communication & sharing.

PropTech Prize: 10,000 CNY for the team that can convince the JLL judges.

Challenge 3:

Code For A Cause Impact Award Challenge: Build technology that solves a social or environmental problem and positively impacts your local community.

Code For A Cause Impact Award Prize: One Impact Award will be given out at each event in the Global Hackathon Series. At the end of the Global Hackathon Series, the top Impact Award projects will be chosen by an expert judging panel including; Chan Zuckerberg, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; and more. These top five teams will receive an official invite into the HACKcelerator.


All ages, genders, and skill levels are welcome. Come solo or in a team of up to five, and spend the weekend learning new skills, meeting your local tech community and tech sponsors, enjoying free food, and more.

Our attendees typically consist of developers looking to improve their skills or expand their horizons, students, designers of all skill-sets, and serious entrepreneurs that can add value to teams. Bring your ideas and let's go!


June 2-3, 2018 Beijing

NakedHub Dongdaqiao (3rd floor, Gongxiao International) 裸心社东大桥店,宫宵国际3层

Day 1 (June 2, 2018)

9:00 AM : Doors Open & Breakfast

10:00 AM : Opening Ceremony, Sponsor Welcomes, & Team Building

11:00 AM : Coding Kick Off

1:00 PM : Lunch

7:00 PM : Dinner

10:00 PM : Pitch Workshop

11:00 PM : Midnight snack

*Venue open overnight

Day 2 (June 3, 2018)

8:00 AM : Breakfast

12:00 PM : Lunch

1:00 PM : Code Freeze & Submission Deadline on

1:30 PM : A/V Check

2:00 PM : Demos

4:00 PM : Winners are Announced / Prizes!


We know some rules are meant to be broken, but you should probably (read: definitely) stick by these:

1. Fresh Code - We all start coding at the same time. It's cool to work on designs beforehand, digital mockups, open source frameworks, and anything else available to everyone, but keep things within fair limits.

2. Code Review - Winning teams may be subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before winning. This is to ensure that all code used is in fact fresh.

3. Ownership and IP - You own your IP and whatever you create. Simple as that.

4. Team Size - No more than five people.

5. Submissions - Each hackathon has its individual page where projects need to be submitted by the designated time. You'll receive an email with instructions on how to do just that.

6. Demos - You'll have 2 minutes to demo the functionality of your project and talk through your idea, and 1 minute for Q&A from judges.

7. Be cool to your fellow hackers! Check out our Code of Conduct.


How is the hackathon judged?

Projects will be judged based on the following criteria, with a total of 5 points per criteria:

● Fundability: How fundable is this idea? Is there potential for a sustainable business model?

● Execution: How well was the project executed and explained? Did it work?

● UI/UX: Beyond design, was the end-to-end user experience for the solution considered?

● Originality: How original, creative or unique is the idea?

● Scalability: How scalable is the solution? Will it make an impact?


Didi Liu

Head of Marketing, North China at JLL

James Hawkey

Head of Retail, China at JLL 仲量联行

Sally Kuok

Investor at China Growth Capital

Jackie You

Founder of Finmai


CEO and Founder of ColorfuClouds Tech.

Jin Liu

CEO at Walkinga Technology

Kamran Rasool

Business Development Director of MCON China Ltd.

Jonas Wolf

China Director of AngelHack


Doors Open & Breakfast
Opening Ceremony, Sponsor Welcomes, & Team Building
Coding Kick Off
Pitch Workshop
Midnight snack and fun
Code Freeze & Submission Deadline on
A/V Check
Winners are Announced / Prizes!


naked Hub coworking DongDaQiao
3/F, East Gongxiao Building, 28 Guandongdian Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Beijing, China

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Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please email jonas@angelhack.comYou can also reach us at +86 18519770889

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