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ADB-AIM Hackathon 2020: Shaping the New Normal

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ADB and AIM are focusing on drumming up solutions for response, recovery, and resilience in the post-COVID-19 era.

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The Asian Development Bank and Asian Institute of Management are working together this year, understandably focusing on the COVID-19 crisis that has wiped out trillions of dollars from the world's economies.

The challenge faced by the world is how to bring economic activity back. The objective is to envision the new normal in light of potential long-term behavioural changes and encourage innovative solutions to address these shifts and their associated challenges.

Open to startups, students, ADB employees and the general public around the globe, tackle one or more of 3 exciting new challenges each with their own individual themes.

The Challenges

Nowcasting the Economic Impact of COVID-19 - Big data solutions to track the real-time economic impact of COVID-19.

Earth Observation Data Challenge - Earth observation data to monitor the economic activities in select countries in Asia

Digital Technology to Increase Credit Access for MSMEs - Increase credit access of MSMEs by exploring alternative credit scoring mechanisms to create a better picture of creditworthiness of entrepreneurs in a post-COVID-19 world.

Deadline to join and submit applications: July 10th

What are the awards?

  • Win USD 10,000 for pilot testing chosen solutions.
  • Connect with ADB experts and pitch to ADB leaders.
  • Gain ADB support to undergo incubation and access funding sources to implement solutions.
  • APPLICATION PHASE:

    1. Register on the main landing platform.
    2. Click the blue “Participate” button on your chosen challenge platform.
    3. Submit your team introduction and pitch deck by the challenge deadlines.

    Please proceed to the ADB-AIM Hackathon landing platform in order to complete your registration and be a part of the challenge. #DigitalAgainstCOVID19

    For more information, contact wayne@agorize.com or discover more about the 3 challenges on the platform.

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