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June 18, 2013

48 hours of hard work, seven beta products for the higher good of society

Two intensive days of Code Sprint Prishtina has ended successfully on Sunday evening. More than 50 participants from the seven finalist teams of community boost_r challenge developed the beta version of their platforms and turned their project ideas into life. The teams had continues excellent technical support from the six experienced mentors in the fields of web development, design, communication, social media that provided unconditional feedback and assistance over the weekend to help them make the best out of their ideas.

Code Sprint Prishtina started with the opening ceremony on Friday, where all the teams, mentors, and guests gathered to see the first presentations of project ideas from the seven finalist teams.

The first working day of Code Sprint Prishtina started at 9 AM on Saturday where in the early hours of first day all the teams prepared their action plan which they used as a road map to manage the work during the weekend.

The second day started early in the morning from 8:30 AM. Despite hard work and exhaustion in the first day all the teams arrived at the venue on time to start the final day of work. A special workshop on how to use social media to promote new ideas was given by Alban Kastrati -PR & Social Media expert.

In the end of the day all the teams presented their final beta version of their ideas in front of the mentors and other participants.

Here are the projects:

People and Memories Talk

Bordi Studimor

Better Community


After Code Sprint Prishtina another round of public voting will follow for one week starting from Tuesday. After the online voting the jury will evaluate the seven finalist ideas while taking into consideration the public votes and then select three winning projects that will receive a grant of 5,000 USD each.

Gallery- Opening Ceremony

Gallery- Day I

Gallery- Day II