A social good hackathon between the top students at Cal and Stanford.

Been to every big league hackathon, or feeling bored with meaningless school projects? Come experience one of the greatest rivalries, and camaraderie, known to millennials, when Berkeley and Stanford students will come together for 24 hours of building! We're inviting 100 top hackers, engineers, and designers to join us for a 24-hour hackathon to create solutions for social problems being tackled by some of the most impactful organizations in the Bay Area.

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Judges

Thomas Bukowski

Thomas Bukowski
CTO of Watsi

Shannon Farley

Shannon Farley
Founder & Executive of Fast Forward

Stuart Coulson

Stuart Coulson
Professor at Stanford

Christine Matheney

Christine Matheney
Startup Technical Liason at Microsoft

Andrew Chase

Andrew Chase
Head of Engineering for Donor Experiences at GoFundMe

Judging Criteria

  • Social Impact - 50%
    High potential for change; we’re looking for projects with large scale and that will affect many lives deeply.
  • Feasibility - 30%
    It’s important that any good solution is implementable in the real world and at scale. Hacks that have had their feasibility well thought out, both from technical and social perspectives, should be considered favorably.
  • Sustainability - 20%
    An effective solution to social problems will effectively and responsibly engage communities, and have a plausible plan for the sustainability of the solution.