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HackXS: Solve Social Issues

By: Wilson Chua


HackXS is an idea pitching competition to help solve pressing social issues. Creative teams get the opportunity to show off great ideas. HackXS also includes workshops and coaching delivered by leading industry experts. You meet and learn from them.

Xavier School in San Juan will hold this event on the 1st and 2nd of April 2017 at the Multipurpose hall. HackXS is open to Junior High School or Senior High School students from anywhere in the world.
Each team can have from 3 to 5 members. Build a better world by solving a social issue in these two days. Your team’s ideas must be creative and workable. You can develop a working model later.

Your team will then pitch your ideas and prototypes to a panel of judges. You will gain invaluable experience. You get a taste of entrepreneurship. You get exposed to the life of a startup. You might win 10,000.00. Your participation gets added into your resume and CV. Plus, expect to make new friends. You might even get funding for your successful idea.
So get your team together. Make sure you have programmers, graphic designers, and entrepreneurs in your team. To register, kindly fill out the form at: http://xvr.in/qCc. You can pay the 300 pesos per member entry fee on the day of the event itself.
Inquiry : hackxs@xavier.school

HackXS event website: http://hackxs.xavier.school.
History of HackXS.
The officers in Next Lab created HackXS this year. Many in Next Lab had participated and won in college hackathons. While it was intimidating for high schoolers to compete against college students, Next Lab members won and placed in the top three. All it took was creativity and hard work. NextLab wanted to help other high school students. HackXS was born to fill this goal. HackXS is the platform for students to showcase amazing ideas.


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