By Laman Ismayilova
STEP IT Academy Azerbaijan has held a regional final of the International Championship “Gold Byte - 2017”.
More than 700 people joined the tournament. Only 450 of them reached the qualifying round reached, while the final brought together 100 people.
The event was held under the topic “Invent Create Change” and the following nominations in 2017.
- Startup Challenge – software design competition.
- Networking Technologies - nomination for system administrators.
- Mobile Development - mobile application contest.
- Internet of things - Innovative Projects Competition
- Game Design - Competition for the creation of games
- Character Design - Competition to create game characters
- Web Design - web-design competition.
- Short Movie - Short Film Competition
- NoSQL Expert - Contest of applications on working with databases
- Junior Competition - competition for children of 10-17 years
The prizewinners were awarded with valuable prizes. The winners will represent Azerbaijan in the international final of Golden Byte - 2017, which will be held on April 22-23 in Kiev (Ukraine).
The championship is being held for the 9th time and involves more than 10,000 young participants from Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Georgia and Moldova every year. This year, Azerbaijan participates in the championship for the first time.
“Golden byte” is an incredible opportunity to present your project in front of leading IT companies, to share their experiences with the representatives of other countries and especially to objectively evaluate yourself and your project. Our participants get job offers from the worldwide known companies, the start-up projects get investments and promotion from venture capital funds and business angels!
The winners of regional final of Golden Byte - 2017 in Azerbaijan are the following:
1st place - Web Project - Orkhan Gedirov, Elvin Juvarov (E-Tap)
2nd place - Web Project - Fegan Chelebizadeh, Emil Hajiyev, Vugar Aghayev (Tag-Wishes)
3rd place - Web Project - Jeyhun Jafarov (Buy-Banner)
1st place - Character Design -Vagif Rustamov ("Hornet" character)
2nd place - Character Design - Murad Ramazanli ("Swift" character)
3rd place - Character Design - Parviz Makhmudov (Strekenbedillo)
1st place - Mobile Development - Murad Ramazanli, Namet Mammadzade,Nazim Gamidli (Expander)
2nd place - Mobile Development - Leyla Abbasova, Ragim Ragimli (Alphajin)
1st place - Game Design - Agababa Bagirov (The Little Hero)
2nd place - Game Design - Namet Mammadzade, Nazim Gamidli,Murad Ramazanli (Vr Room)
1st place - Internet Of Things -Tural Salimli, Mamed Karimli, Tahmin Zakirli (Safety)
2nd placr - Internet Of Things - Arif Movsunzadeh, Fidan Rustamova, Aleksey Jafarov (Spinal-Lia)
3rd place - Internet Of Things - Elchin Aghazadeg, Xayal Yediyarov, Faril Adashov (Zoom-X)
1st place - Start-Up - Nijat Javadov, Eset Jusupov (Learny)
2nd place - Start-Up - Lubov Zeitlina, Maksim Vasilyev, Emin Yahyayev (Artifact)
3rd place - Start-Up - Sayad Ibrahimov, Leyla Guluzadeh, Tural Hamidov (Braille Watch)
1st place - Junior Competition - Javid Axmedi, Chingiz Rajabli (Smart Seat Belt)
2nd place - Junior Competition - Kamra Gasimov (Deirvlon)
3rd place - Junior Competition - Agil Aliyev, Malik Hagverdiyev, Gasan Ali (Caucasus eagles)
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