Buildathon is a nine – day product build – up competition conducted for students of KLE Tech. The prime motive being to achieve a sense of realization amongst students to think of problems and understand customer problems at deeper level. The theme in 2019, was How to ease the life of a Street Vendors. Students reviewed the lives of street vendor by spending a day with them and understanding how their day goes about. They could identify multiple clues to build solution upon. With help of mentors and subject matter experts they zeroed down into a single problem they would like to focus on and start building possible solution for it. Upon multiple iteration to the solution over seven days, arrived the day to pitch before eminent panel.
Each team shared how their solution could ease the life of the street vendor and why is it essential for their customers to purchase the product. Teams were rigorously reviewed on their experiences and plan to scale.