News

Giant Leap Lab visited the IATA (International Air Transport Association) hackathon held in Frankfurt, Germany. It was an intensive immersion into a new and exciting industry. We received many fascinating insights from professionals working at airlines, airports, and ground service companies, and presented an innovative idea that brings a unique user experience into online flight ticket booking and vacation planning services.

This year Giant Leap Lab is sponsoring the UP2IT conference that will be held in Sumy, Ukraine. If you live in Sumy, hurry up and purchase tickets to hear lots of great speakers and attend numerous valuable workshops.

Conference: https://​sumy​.karabas​.com/​u​a​/​u​p​2​i​t
Workshops: https://​sumy​.karabas​.com/​u​a​/​w​o​r​k​s​h​o​p​-​d​a​y

As the winners of Mercari Euro Hack 2018, our team was invited to visit the Mercari headquarters in Tokyo! It was a pleasure to pitch our idea to the company engineers and get an overview of the technologies they use in their projects. Again, we would like to express our gratitude to the Mercari team for organizing a great hackathon in Warsaw and hosting us in Tokyo.

There is one more good news from PrestaShop. Our module Elastic Jet Search now has the PrestaShop’s Favorite badge. It’s a great module that dramatically improves search result quality and it’s very fast. It can handle 100k+ products with great speed and allows tuning the search behavior depending on each merchant’s needs.

We are pleased to share an exciting news that our team has become the winner of the category “Navigation” for the PrestaShop Awards 2019 with our great module Savvy Search Autocomplete. It has been elected by the PrestaShop Addons marketing team and developers. If you are using PrestaShop you should surely get the best module for navigation Savvy Search Autocomplete!

Mercari Euro Hack 2018 hackathon was an amazing event dedicated to solving sharing economy challenges. 30 teams from 12 countries worked on their projects and pitched their ideas on stage. We are happy that our innovative solution based on machine learning looked attractive and perspective to the judges and our colleagues and secured the first position at the hackathon.

Giant Leap Lab is attending the TNW conference in Amsterdam these days. It’s a large event with thousands of participants who come for networking, hearing about new trends in IT, sharing their own ideas and news, and of course having some fun with their colleagues. Happy to be here! Join!

Giant Leap Lab took part in The Next Web conference for IT professionals held in New York City. We enjoyed great talks about the current and future tech trends, discussions on variaty of topical issues, and networking with fascinating people from IT, marketing, art, and business.

Our module Savvy Search Autocomplete for PrestaShop has been selected as one of the top modules in the category Best module for navigation! It now has the “PrestaShop’s Favorite” badge and will be included into the “PrestaShop’s Favorites” selection, which will be regularly featured on PrestaShop Addons throughout 2018.

Giant Leap Lab is heading to NYC to participate in the TNW New York conference! It’s an invite-​only event gathering a thousand of leading IT professionals from all over the world to discuss the future of the digital technologies. Join us there!

Giant Leap Lab becomes a partner of Ukraine-​UK IT & Tech Startups Roadshow II that will be held on December 15, 2016 in London, UK (Google Campus). Join us!