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Leaders
of Digital
Transformation
2024

The Largest
Hackathon in the World

The 6th annual competition of the Mayor of Moscow for the best IT specialists in the world
International
hackathon 
International project for developing digital solutions for city infrastructure and businesses
Awards
Tasks set by the Government of Moscow and large businesses
25 tasks from the Government of Moscow, large businesses and Russian regions

The prize fund
50 000 000 ₽

≈ 540 000 $

Who can participate

01 Teams from 2 to 5 participants
02 Specialists from Russia and other countries
03 Participants should be be 18 years old or higher
Front, Back, Fullstack
developers
Data scientists,
Data engineers
UX / UI
designers
Product,
Project managers
Data analysist
and marketer
IT entrepreneurs

Opportunities
for participants

01
Solve
a relevant problem for the development of the city or business
02
Join
a unique international
IT businesses
03
Improve
your skills and get direct feedback from the leading experts in the field
04
Win
a reward
05
Join
the innovative ecosystem of Moscow
for launching
your own startup
06
Get
an internship invitation or a job offer from the leading businesses

Timeline

online
03 April - 05 June

Application Submission

Sing up
1
online
03 - 16 June

Online hackathon

2
online
17 - 21 June

Technical Evaluation

3
online
25-26 June

Pitch Sessions

4
Moscow off-line
28-29 June

Award Ceremony

Festival June 28-29
The final of the hackathon will be held as two tay international festival in Moscow
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starting 2019

More than 30 000 talented specialists have already become members of the LCT community

Organisators

Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of the City of Moscow.
City Institution for the Development of Technological and Innovative Entrepreneurship

Partners

Communication Partner

Hackathon participants will gain a free access to messenger features for 2024 using a unique promo code and a special platform for interaction between participants and organisators.

International partners

Organizes the annual International Award for Urban Innovation International Award for Urban Innovation
The Iranian House of Innovation and Technology in Moscow promotes Iranian science-intensive and IT technologies on the Russian market.
Engaged in development and acceleration of startups in Uzbekistan
The Digital Department of the Government of Ajman is the executive body of the government of the Emirate of Ajman. The department is tasked with implementing reforms in the field of digitalization of public services in the emirate

Federal Partners

Community Partners

FAQ

  • The hackathon is open to citizens of the Russian Federation and other countries around the world, aged 18 or older (specific restrictions may apply depending on the chosen task – check the task page for details).
  • It's an online competition, so you can participate from anywhere in the world.
  • For the first time, participants can present their solutions and pitch in English (restrictions may apply depending on the chosen task – check the task page for details).
  • To participate:
    Register on the competition’s website.
    Create a team of 2 to 5 people or join an existing team.
    Submit a team application, choosing one of the assigned tasks to solve.
    If you don't have a team, use the convenient interface in your personal account or chat to find teammates, or contact the competition moderators for assistance.
  • We welcome participants with diverse skillsets, including front-end developers, back-end developers, full-stack developers, web developers, UX/UI designers, product managers, project managers, data scientists, data engineers, analysts, and other specialists interested in creating solutions for cities or businesses.
  • Compete for the prestigious Moscow Mayor's Prize of 1,000,000 rubles, along with exciting partner-sponsored souvenirs and prizes.
  • Assemble a team and develop an innovative solution aimed at improving the urban environment or benefiting large businesses.
  • Present your ideas to a panel of esteemed experts from the Moscow Government or leading corporations.
  • Enhance your technical and soft skills through participation and collaboration with diverse talents.
  • Network with like-minded individuals and join a vibrant community of specialists from Russia and beyond.
  • To participate, you'll need to register, submit a team application, develop and upload a solution for one of the 24 assigned tasks, present it to a panel of experts, and finally, attend the festival to discover who will be the best.
  • Participant registration and team application submissions open on March 25th and close on June 5th, 2024.
  • On June 3rd, 2024, teams that have registered and sent an application will gain access to technical specifications and data sets.
  • Meetups with experts will be held soon after to provide more details about the assigned tasks and answer team questions.
  • Teams have until 11:59 pm on June 16th, 2024, to upload their developed solutions through their personal accounts on the competition website.
  • Technical evaluations of solutions will be conducted from June 17th to June 21st, 2024.
  • By June 23rd, 2024, the top 10 teams for each task that advanced to the final stage will be announced.
  • Masterclasses on presentation and pitch preparation by relevant experts will be held online on June 24th and 25th, 2024.
  • Online pitches will take place on June 25th and 26th, 2024.
  • The LDT24 festival and award ceremony will be held offline in Moscow. Participating teams will have the opportunity to network with task leaders, enjoy festival activities, and witness the crowning of the "Leader of Digital Transformation." Virtual attendees can connect through online broadcasts.

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