AMIHACKS Legal Hackathon 2021 | Amity Law School, Noida [Submit by March 08]

By | February 13, 2021
AMIHACKS: Legal Hackathon 2021 | Amity Law School, Noida

AmiHacks Legal Hackathon is a four days virtual hackathon which aims to encourage young students to create viable and innovative solutions to real-world problems. It is a platform for innovative developers, startup enthusiasts, and budding entrepreneurs to come together virtually to ideate, innovate and inspire one another and the legal community.

Objective of AMIHACKS Legal Hackathon

  • The innovation and technology concentration will help prepare young lawyers/ students for employment outside of traditional legal jobs, such as– legal process outsourcing, electronic discovery services, online client lead generation, automated document assembly, online law practice management, and similar services.
  • It will help young lawyers to augment their techno-legal skills and ability to innovate which can be achieved through the appropriate use of law practice, technology, and other innovative practices.
  • It aims at bringing the legal industry together with tech and innovation, with the sole purpose of developing solutions for improving the legal industry globally.

The above objectives are sought to be achieved by presenting ideas & conducting deliberations in the presence of eminent persons working at the intersection of law and technology. Several mentoring sessions, as well as webinars, will be conducted to help the participants throughout the hackathon.

About Amity Law School, Noida

“Amity Law School, Noida” is one of the leading institutions in the field of law. It was established as a philanthropic initiative by our Honorable Founder Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan. Amity Law School, Noida has been conferred with the South Asia Legal Excellence Award, the best emerging Law school award by SILF and MILAT along with the “Promising Law School‟ award by Legal Desire. It is the dream of our Founder President Sir to make it a world-class educational institute in India and beyond.

It has set the benchmark in legal education by providing ample opportunities for education, research and capacity building. Amity Law School, Noida aims to impart high-quality professional education in a vibrant academic ambiance with distinguished faculty and resource persons from the industry. Amity Law School, Noida has proved to be an epitome of legal education by striving for excellence in all its endeavors.

Eligibility

All students pursuing a 3 year or a 5 year LLB course or an LLM course from a recognized law school, university or institution in India are eligible to participate.

General Guidelines

I. Participation

  • Teams can consist of 2-4 members.
  • Anyone with a valid college I-card can participate.
  • Every individual must be a member of just one team.

*NOTE: The teams may consist of members of different institutions also.

II. Proposal Submission

Teams can develop solutions that relate to either ‘improving the business of law’ or ‘facilitating access to justice’. They can pitch their technological and innovation related solutions or ideas catering to legal professionals, academicians, or law students.

Themes

  • Probono & Affordable Legal Service
  • Legal Journalism
  • Legal Awareness & Literacy
  • Automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Internet of Things (IoT) in Judicial System
  • Legal Practice & Management
  • Innovative tools for Dispute Redressal Platforms

III. Evaluation Criteria

  • Innovativeness and Novelty of the proposed Idea
  • Technical Competence
  • Impact on target market and Business Potential Viability

IV. Mentoring Sessions and AMA

During the submissions and evaluations, various mentoring sessions and AMA (Ask Me Anything) sessions will be conducted with prestigious names from the industry. The sessions will cover informative and interactive sessions to guide the participants to formalize their ideas.

Prizes                                                                           

  • Cash prizes worth Rs 25000
  • Internship Opportunity with reputed Legal Start-up.
  • Free Premium Courses
  • Industry Mentorship for Starting with your own Startup
  • For Winning team and first runner up – Free Company Registration* (Zero professional fees only nominal govt fees to be paid)

Schedule Overview

DayDateSchedule
Day 111th March

 

  • Inauguration Ceremony
  • Elevator Pitch
  • Cross Meets among Teams (quick date)/Any Other Activity
  • General Mentoring Session
Day 212th March
  • Product Mentoring Sessions
  • Pitch Deck Presentation & Product Prototype in PPT
  • Activity
  • Evaluation & Eliminations Round
  • Seminar of the day: Expert Speaker (How to be a Startup Lawyer )
Day 313th March

 

  • Financial Expert Mentoring
  • Pitch your Final Deck
  • AMA (Ask Me Anything) Session by the Real Investors
  • Evaluation & Eliminations Round
  • Seminar of the day: Expert Speaker (How to be a Legal Tech Entrepreneur)
Day 414th March
  • Top 5 final presentations
  • Voting by all members/ participants/ mentors – Extra Marks
  • Valedictory and Prize Distribution

Glossary

  • Elevator Pitch – An elevator pitch is a short description of an idea or product that explains the concept in a way such that any listener can understand it in a short period of time. This description typically explains who the thing is for, what it does, why it is needed, and how it will get done.
  • Pitch Deck – A pitch deck is a presentation deck that is used to pitch your idea or company to any number of audiences, generally investors. One of the most important aspects of an effective pitch deck is to organize it based on the audience and forum to which it is being presented.
  • Product Mentoring– The mentors will explain and help team regarding the process of building the tech product, features of product and UI process which includes building website or mobile app prototype.
  • Pitch Deck Presentation- A PPT template will be given to a team and the teams will be required to prepare their startup idea ppt explaining the details mentioned in the PPT template.
  • Prototype– Prototype means designs, chart or diagrams of the startup’s website or mobile app explaining how the product will function.
  • Financial Mentoring- The mentors will explain and help team regarding the process of fixing price of the startup’s product or services, expenses, team size, connected source of revenues and requirement of funding in a startup.
  • Pitching before real investors (AMA) – The teams will pitch before the real investors who will ask questions on business model, revenue model, amount the said startup is seeking to raise and where the teams will spend that amount if they get funding.

Important Details

  • Participants are required to submit their proposal within 250-500 words via e-mail at [email protected].
  • Last date for submission of the proposal: 8th March 2021.
  • The competition will be organized on the virtual platform: TEAMS.

Registration

  • Free Registration

Registration Link: Click here to Register

  • Registration Deadline: 8th March 2021.

Please note only 1 team member shall register on behalf of their teams.

Contact

E-mail: [email protected]

Student Coordinators

  • Ms. Damin Deo Singh: +91-7838511588
  • Ms. Devyani Prasad: +91-7982574829

Deputy Student Coordinator

  • Mr. Aakansh Prakash: +91-8860734215 

For more details, visit Official Website: Available here

Reported by: Organizing Team, ALSN Hackathon


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