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We believe that the future is created by having a young crowd working together for a better community. Our launching event is a Hack-A-Day (earlier scheduled for the 4th of April, but it's been postponed until further notice due to pandemic situation). During the event, you will work alongside entrepreneurs, designers, and professionals to work on compelling projects aiming to contribute to society in a meaningful and sustainable way. Sign-up for Hack-A-Day.. !!!

The Young and Bold Hack-A-day is endorsed by Nyenrode Business Universiteit

Do you want to solve challenges to address today's global issues? Do you want the fresh perspective of several young, bold, talented and sustainably focused students, alumni and entrepreneurs ? Challenge accepted. Register for our upcoming Hack-A-Day organized by Young&Bold and Youth Action Hub.
Time is TBD
Nyenrode Business University,
Straatweg 25, 3621 BG Breukelen, Netherlands

Information for the Participants


Would you like to make the world a better place? Do you want to make a positive impact by working on a challenge of an organization (related to one or more Sustainable Development Goals of the UN)? Then participate in the Hack-A-Day organized by Young&Bold and UNCTAD Youth Action Hub (YAH) the Netherlands

Do you want to join?

If you are interested in participating, then you need to register in advance (the event is free of charge; which also applies for snacks, lunch & drinks). During registration you can indicate your preference for two challenges including a motivation. At the end of the Hack-A-Day one group per challenge will be chosen as the winner. Furthermore, there will be an overall award ceremony with some prizes.

What will happen during the event?

During the Hack-A-Day, participants are going to solve a challenge in new and innovative ways. About 12 challenges are offered during the Hack-A-Day. The preliminary program is as shown below.

Program for the day

Time period                   Program element

From 07:45                     Desk Registration

08:00 - 08:45                   Early bird power session  - sponsored session

09:00                               Start of Hack-A-Day

08:45 - 09:00                   Introduction/overview of the Hack-A-Day

09:00 - 09:30                   Short presentation/pitch per project

09:30 - 09:45                   Break (with drinks and snacks) - sponsored session

09:45 - 10:30                   Discussion about challenge + preparation of questions

10:30 - 10:45                   Question round

10:45 - 12:15                   Hack-A-Day - 1st round

12:15 - 13:00                   Lunch - sponsored session

13:00 - 13:15                   Mentor check-ins

13:15 - 14:45                   Hack-A-Day - 2nd round

14:45 - 15:15                   Preparation of pitch

15:15 - 15:45                   Practice pitch & mentor check-ins

15:45 - 16:15                   Break - sponsored session

16:15 - 17:45                   Pitch per group

17:45 - 18:15                   Drink/closing of the day - sponsored session

18:15 - 18:30                   Announcement of the winners

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