Entrepreneurial Hack

Supported By: 
IP Australia & IBM

The project that has most potential as a startup or business. The hack would need to describe on the project page and video pitch how the team considers it entrepreneurial and how they have reused data. For instance how it could be commercialised, how it solves a market need, is the ideas scalable to bigger markets and how there might be a business to build around the idea.

 

Eligibility Criteria

Must use at least two Official GovHack Datasets. Open Government data must be used. Open Government data must be used.

PedEstimate

Team Name: 
ChristopherWalkIn

Project Description

Starting a new restaurant is hard - there are so many things to consider:

  • Where do you get the best staff?
  • Have you organised appropriate insurance?
  • Is the menu going to be a hit?

But thankfully, choosing where to situate your new business just got easier with PedEstimate.

LiveSafe

Team Name: 
Thunderbolt

Project Description

Data analysis and data journalism project, focussed on the causal factors of Family Violence within Victoria.

These informed data findings, discussed in a high level overview, data journalism format, will allow stake holders to gain an in depth understanding of key factors that drive the reduction of family violence incidents.

This data analytics and predictive modeling research will be utilized to visually depict relevant factors, trends and recommendations in family violence issues.  

Local Hero

Team Name: 
Web Civics

It's hard to find stuff in Regional Australia, and whilst the data exists in an array of places, spaces and minds; an opportunity exists to help make this information more accessible. 

iHero

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Team Name: 
Hack To The Future

Our project ''iHero" is a web application that uses facial recognition to search Australian service photos across various conflicts as captured by the State Library of Western Australia,  Australian War Memorial, National Archives of Australia and the State Library of Queensland.

To use iHero, you upload a photo to do your search. The application will then use facial analytics to determine which photos from the various libraries match yours.

Search results include: