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.
$6,600 in prizes
First Place Overall
Myo Gesture Control Armband
Raspberry Pi and Complete IoT Kit (Microsoft Sponsored)
Monitor and Keyboard (Microsoft Sponsored)
Lunch with Greylock Partners, Sarah Guo
1st Place Medals
2nd Place Overall
Nike+ Fuel Bands (Netskope Sponsored)
Raspberry Pi 2
Lunch with Netskope
2nd Place Medals
Third Place Overall
3rd Place Medals
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
CTO of Watsi
Founder & Executive of Fast Forward
Professor at Stanford
Startup Technical Liason at Microsoft
Head of Engineering for Donor Experiences at GoFundMe
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.