Technovation Challenge

Ages:Middle School, High School

Types:Submission, Presentation

Categories:Business, Coding & Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, STEM

Scope:International

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

http://technovationchallenge.org/

Technovation Girls is a free technology-based program for girls ages 10 - 18.

Working in teams (of 1 to 5), girls find a problem in their community and build a mobile app to help solve it. Along the way, they develop their collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership skills.

Technovation Girls will take 30+ hours to complete (we recommend allocated about 12 weeks to finish) and is completely free.

You will join a team to create, build, and sell an app that addresses a problem in your community -- or support a team that does.

1. Pitch Video

  • Must be 3-5 minutes
  • Share via Youtube or Vimeo. The video must be uploaded as unlisted or publicly viewableWe cannot guarantee videos without these credentials will be judged.
  • You can learn more about what to include in a great pitch video here

2. App Name & 100-Word Description

3. Team photo and summary

  • Write a paragraph to help people get to know you

4. Source Code

  • Only the following languages are accepted: Thunkable, App Inventor, Thunkable Classic, Swift, or Java.
  • Directly upload a zip/compressed file containing your source code. Instructions for how to upload the different languages can be found here.
    • Please note: If you developed in App Inventor, you must upload an .aia file.

5. Two App Screenshots

6. Senior Division only: 5-Page Business plan PDF

7. Optional Pitch Presentation (only if attending a pitch event – learn more here)

Each item in a section should receive on a 1-5 point scale. 60 points total for Junior Division, 80 points total for Senior Division.
  • Ideation (20 total points)
  • Technical (20 total points)
  • Entrepreneurship (20 total points - Senior Division Only)
  • Pitch (10 total points)
  • Overall Impression (10 total points)
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://technovationchallenge.org/

Managing Organization: Iridescent Learning (now Technovation)

Contact:

info@technovationchallenge.org
213-746-4453

Entry Fee: $

Eligibility:
Any girl or young woman (ages 10-18) interested in Technovation Girls is eligible to compete.   To join our competition, a girl must create or join a team on our online platform, have a parent/guardian sign the consent form and meet the following Student Participation criteria:   <ol> <li>All students must be between the ages of 10 to 18 as of the start date.</li> <li>All students must identify as female. No males can enter the competition.</li> <li>Teams are composed of 1 to 5 students. Students can only join 1 team.</li> <li>Competition Divisions are based on the age of the oldest student on the team.</li> <li>Students can participate in Technovation Girls for multiple seasons until they reach the age of 18</li> <li>Students can work with the same team members and mentors, but they <em>cannot</em> submit the materials to competition over multiple years.</li> <li>Teams can explore the same problem, but the app prototype must be different each year.</li> </ol> <em>Technovation Girls is a self-select program and there is no application/selection process.</em>   Divisions are based on the age of the oldest student on the team. For example, if 3 students on the team are 14 years old, but there is one student who is 15 years old, the team will be considered Senior division. Here are the divisions:   <ul> <li>Junior Division: 10-14 years</li> <li>Senior Division: 15-18 years</li> </ul>

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

Technovation Girls is a free technology-based program for girls ages 10 - 18.

Working in teams (of 1 to 5), girls find a problem in their community and build a mobile app to help solve it. Along the way, they develop their collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership skills.

Technovation Girls will take 30+ hours to complete (we recommend allocated about 12 weeks to finish) and is completely free.

Process

You will join a team to create, build, and sell an app that addresses a problem in your community -- or support a team that does.

1. Pitch Video

  • Must be 3-5 minutes
  • Share via Youtube or Vimeo. The video must be uploaded as unlisted or publicly viewableWe cannot guarantee videos without these credentials will be judged.
  • You can learn more about what to include in a great pitch video here

2. App Name & 100-Word Description

3. Team photo and summary

  • Write a paragraph to help people get to know you

4. Source Code

  • Only the following languages are accepted: Thunkable, App Inventor, Thunkable Classic, Swift, or Java.
  • Directly upload a zip/compressed file containing your source code. Instructions for how to upload the different languages can be found here.
    • Please note: If you developed in App Inventor, you must upload an .aia file.

5. Two App Screenshots

6. Senior Division only: 5-Page Business plan PDF

7. Optional Pitch Presentation (only if attending a pitch event – learn more here)

Criteria

Each item in a section should receive on a 1-5 point scale. 60 points total for Junior Division, 80 points total for Senior Division.
  • Ideation (20 total points)
  • Technical (20 total points)
  • Entrepreneurship (20 total points - Senior Division Only)
  • Pitch (10 total points)
  • Overall Impression (10 total points)

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://technovationchallenge.org/

Managing Organization: Iridescent Learning (now Technovation)

Contact:

info@technovationchallenge.org
213-746-4453

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
Any girl or young woman (ages 10-18) interested in Technovation Girls is eligible to compete.   To join our competition, a girl must create or join a team on our online platform, have a parent/guardian sign the consent form and meet the following Student Participation criteria:   <ol> <li>All students must be between the ages of 10 to 18 as of the start date.</li> <li>All students must identify as female. No males can enter the competition.</li> <li>Teams are composed of 1 to 5 students. Students can only join 1 team.</li> <li>Competition Divisions are based on the age of the oldest student on the team.</li> <li>Students can participate in Technovation Girls for multiple seasons until they reach the age of 18</li> <li>Students can work with the same team members and mentors, but they <em>cannot</em> submit the materials to competition over multiple years.</li> <li>Teams can explore the same problem, but the app prototype must be different each year.</li> </ol> <em>Technovation Girls is a self-select program and there is no application/selection process.</em>   Divisions are based on the age of the oldest student on the team. For example, if 3 students on the team are 14 years old, but there is one student who is 15 years old, the team will be considered Senior division. Here are the divisions:   <ul> <li>Junior Division: 10-14 years</li> <li>Senior Division: 15-18 years</li> </ul>

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.