A Summary of the HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022

by The Content Team at AdTech 19 December, 2022
thumbnail It’s not every day that leaders in the IT industry from all over the world gather under one roof, but that’s exactly what happened during the HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022.

HackAdTech took place in Cyprus on November 26th and 27th. The main idea was to arrange a competition between teams of skilled pros, encouraging them to develop a useful and promising project to improve life in Cyprus. The prize for the winning team was €20,000

Read on to find out more about the HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022, what occurred the day of the event, and who walked away with the big prize. 


A Superb Experience for All Participants

The HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022 was, by all measures, a success.

This year’s event took place at the superb Parklane, a five-star hotel with bespoke catering, a sea view, and everything needed for a great event. In short, it provided the perfect place for industry leaders to meet, showcase their knowledge, and advance the entire field through an assortment of activities. 

Let’s take a closer look. 

  • Most skilled professionals in the IT industry

The HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022 gathered some of the brightest minds in the fields of marketing technology, advertising technology, and the IT industry from the Cypriot market and from all over the world, including a team from India.

  • Expects solving tasks in demanding circumstances centered around problem-solving

Because gathering these brilliant individuals was not enough, we also created a competition that allowed these experts to demonstrate their abilities. 

Teams were encouraged to create and present their product within two days of the event, creating a high-stakes scenario in which many teams worked around the clock to complete their challenges. 

  • The flawless exchange of ideas

So, AdTech gave the HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022 participants a space to showcase their professional skills as well as their ability to collaborate. Developers, marketing specialists, data scientists, project managers, and other creators worked as a team, exchanged ideas, and we’ll certainly see the impact of this in solutions developed in the near future. 


Why Was the HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022 a Unique Event?

The HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022 was a unique event in a variety of ways. 

First of all, it was the biggest hackathon ever organized in Cyprus and one of the most prominent and creative tech events the island has ever seen. 

Not only this, but it’s also featured an various, yet comprehensive list of industry thought leaders, all of whom are in charge of ushering the ad tech field to the next level. 


The Winners of the HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022

Who are the winners of the HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022? 

The summing up of the entire event was to choose a winning team. This decision was taken by a panel of trendsetters that were in charge of evaluating each project and rewarding the best projects considering their efficiency, uniqueness, and business potential. 

Here are the HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022 winners, along with a brief explanation of each finalist’s project. 

  • First place – Ad space NFT and blockchain renting project dAds
  • Second place – Shared by Gotcha and CyanMap – blockchain retention marketing project and an interactive map of events in Cyprus
  • Third place – Granted to a push recommender by ilvoLead 
  • The People’s Choice Prize – Crowdfunding project EventsCrowd


Stay Tuned for the Latest AdTech Updates

The HackAdTech Open Hackathon 2022 was a one-of-a-kind event, but it definitely won’t be the last time the brightest minds in the industry are gathered together. 

We’ve collected the feedback and loved the fact that our guests enjoyed the event so much. Our team is already making preparations for 2023, so you can expect a bigger and better hackathon the upcoming year!

Stay tuned to our blog for more news and updates about the best marketing and advertising technology events in Cyprus and around the world. 

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