The Internet of Things has been labelled as ‘the next big Industrial Revolution’,
changing the way we live, work and play and at the same time, creating endless new
opportunities for business and transforming our lives for the better.
Vodafone are reaching out to startups at the forefront of IoT security, challenging
them to accelerate the development of technical solutions and services which
will help to keep their IoT customers safe and secure.
The Vodafone ChangeMakers’ Challenge, will bring together a selected group
of startups from around the world, working alongside Vodafone employees and
mentors to develop the most exciting tools and services in this field for both
consumers and enterprises. Over 48 hours in London, you will work to resolve real
challenges for Vodafone and their customers, by providing solutions
which discover, prevent and resolve cyber threats on connected devices.
Participants will demo their developed prototypes to a specialised judging panel
and audience at the end of the event, comprising of leading figures in technology
and IoT security. The winning team will be given a prize package worth over
£50,000 and the opportunity to open up significant revenue opportunities.
Join the Vodafone ChangeMakers' Challenge and
help us to shape the future of IoT Security for
the chance to win a prize package worth over £50,000.
Prize Package- 1st place worth over £50,000:
5th June from 5:00PM
6th June 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
7th June 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Up for the Challenge?
Startups will develop and test their products and services in real scenarios to demonstrate how their proposition can improve security for Vodafone’s customers.
Selected startups will
be invited to attend the
hackathon in London
Demo your prototypes
Team with Vodafone’s innovators
to develop and test your
solution in real scenarios
You will need to assemble a team from your startup with a minimum of 2 members who can attend for the duration of the event.
Developers, designers, and marketers that have been part of your journey so far.
Remember, the challenge will be technically demanding.
Can you help to keep Vodafone customers’ networks and services reliable and secure?
We’re looking for startups in the IoT or Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Cybersecurity space, with an innovative solution and the experience to take their proposition to the next level.
WINNERS ANNOUNCED - 7th June
Vodafone will continue to work with the best ideas to integrate them as part of their IoT security offering to customers.
REGISTER YOUR STARTUP - by 21st May
Showcase your solutions and services.
GET SELECTED - by 26th May
The best of the submissions will be selected and invited to the event.
HACKATHON IN LONDON - 5th to 7th June
Spend 48 hours in London developing and testing
your IoT security solution.