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Latvian Hackathon by HackForce

Hackathon Latvia
Latvian Hackathon organised to create solution to the Coronacrisis.


From March 17 to 19 Latvian tech startup community HackForce organized a virtual hackathon and created solutions to help with COVID-19 crisis. The first virtual hackathon in Latvia HackForce ended with LIVE pitches of all 28 hackathon ideas aimed to find solutions for the crisis caused by Coronavirus.

The practical results of this hackathon: 

  • The face shields have been in production already few days after the hackathon and are distributed to medical personnel. 
  • The platform “Paliec mājās” (stay at home) was launched and is currently being used to coordinate grocery shopping and deliveries by volunteers to persons in isolation. 

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