You are invited to Hack Boğaziçi organized by Boğaziçi University IT Club Compec for the first time this year, sponsored by Insider and AWS.

Code for 24-hour, use the power of data science, create your working application, get the prizes, join the ecosystem.

What is it?

Hack Boğaziçi is a 24-hour Hackathon, you will develop applications of Image Recognition, NLP and Machine Learning and create a working application It will be organized by Boğaziçi University IT Club Compec for the first time this year under Insider and AWS Sponsorship.




4-5 May 2019

Registrations -> 10 April to 2 May

New Last Registration Date is 2 May

If you can't create a team, You can join Whatsapp Group for meeting those wanting to participate -> go.compec.org/HBWP

For Whom

Hack Boğaziçi is designed for Everyone


First Place: 4000 TL

Second Place: 2000 TL

Third Place: Amazon Gift Card


Day Time Event
12:00 - 12:30 Registration
12:45 - 14:00 Event Introduction and Snacks
18:00 - 19:00 Dinner
00:00 - 01:30 Night Soup
07:30 - 09:00 Breakfast
13:00 Deadline for Submissions
13:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Team Presentations
15:30 - 16:00 Jury Assessment
16:00 - 16:30 Prize Giving Ceremony


Sinan Toktay
Sinan Toktay
CTO - Insider
Deniz Parmaksız
Deniz Parmaksız
Machine Learning Engineer | Shareholder - Insider
Ersoy Pembe
Ersoy Pembe
Senior Software Development Engineer | Shareholder - Insider
Görken Pamuk
Görken Pamuk
Account Manager - AWS
Serdar Nevruzoğlu
Serdar Nevruzoğlu
Solutions Architect - AWS



  1. How do I participate?

    To compete at Hack Bogazici you must form a team of 2-4 people and fill out a registration form as a team here. Your team needs to be minimum of two people to be eligible
  2. Who can participate?

    Undergraduate, Graduate, PhD Students or maximum 3-4 year work experience. If more experienced, do not hesitate to apply. As long as we have room, we will try accept all the teams
  3. What will the subject of Hack Boğaziçi?

    Creating a live and demonstrable prototype which can tackle problems about AI, Image recognition, NLP and Machine Learning
  4. Can I use whatever technology that I like?

    There is no limit on what you can use
  5. What are you expecting from us in the end?

    We are expecting to see a working prototype of your idea
  6. Can I change my team on the event day?

    No, you can't
  7. Do we need to stay in the venue during the event?

  8. Which language will be used for presentations?

    Turkish or English
  9. How long will my presentation take?

    8 Minutes Presentation and 2 Minutes questions&answers from Jury
  10. Will every Team make presentation?

    No, only those who made prototype will make presentation.
  11. Which criteria will you use?

    Throughout the event, the jury and mentors will observe your work, your approach to the problem and your solution and regarding these criteria:
    • How the solution is related to the theme and problem
    • Creativity
    • Usefulness
    • Presentation / Demonstration
  12. What we should bring with ourselves?

    We can only provide electricity and internet connection. You should bring your own PC and relevant components
  13. Will there be food?

    Yes, we will provide food and drinks
  14. Should we apply individually?

    No, you have to apply as a team
  15. If I have any questions,?


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Contact Us

Berkay Bör
Berkay Bör
Compec Dev-Team Leader
+90 530 965 06 06
Muhammed Emin Deniz
Muhammed Emin Deniz
Compec R&D Director
+90 536 443 36 84
Kemal Tulum
Kemal Tulum
Compec Organization Director
+90 537 633 79 11