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IBM Z Datathon 

FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

$30K+ IN PRIZES

2024 Event Details Coming Soon - Stay Tuned!

DATATHON THEME

TECHNOLOGY

FOR GOOD.

As data science grows in popularity and effectiveness, the IBM Z Datathon will look for projects that use data to impact the world in a positive way. 

DATATHON THEME

TECHNOLOGY

FOR GOOD.

In the era of AI, where data serves as the heartbeat of innovation, the IBM Z Datathon seeks to propel forward projects that harness the power of data and technology to pioneer solutions addressing pressing social challenges.
WHAT IS A DATATHON?
Use data science resources to create solutions to practical problems in teams and in an intensive and collaborative environment.  
ONLINE
24-HOURS
DATA-DRIVEN
GLOBAL
DATATHON EVENTS
DATATHON KICKOFF
  • IBM Z Day Oct 1st
  • Hour of Z
  • Multiple Raffle Prizes
Datathon Day
  • Keynote by IBM thought leaders
  • Exciting New Technologies
  • IBM Subject Matter Experts
Participation Perks
  • Access to IBM Z Platform
  • IBM Expert Guidance
  • Mentored on Datathon Day
DATATHON PRIZES
Global Datathon Prizes
$1000
+ 3 month mentorship from IBM
+ 3 month IBM Z access
($10K+ value)
FIRST PRIZE
$750
+ 3 month mentorship from IBM
+  3 month IBM Z access
($10K+ value)
SECOND PRIZE
$500
+ 3 month mentorship from IBM
+  3 month IBM Z access ($10K+ value)
THIRD PRIZE
Regional In-person Event Prizes
Top 2 teams from each in-person event will also be recognized

Winning teams will be invited to speak at industry conferences

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YOUR DATATHON JOURNEY
Register for IBM Z Datathon by October 1st
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2023 EVENT OVERVIEW
Highlights
  • Over $30K in Cash Prizes Awarded
  • ​Participants learned about Enterprise Computing (and how it runs the world!)
  • Participants were mentored by IBM Z Subject Matter Experts 
See what 2023 participants have to say!
2023 IBM Z Datathon Highlights
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