Grand Prize: An exclusive invite to our HACKcelerator Program

  • A 12-week Curriculum to turn your hackathon idea into a startup reality
  • A diverse network of both local and global mentors
  • Weekly guest speakers
  • A chance to fly to Silicon Valley for our Annual Global Demo Day and participate in a week of extensive pitch training!

Sponsored by Angelhack  

Amazon Web Services

Best use of AWS
Amazon Fire TV’s (1 per team member)

Prize: $100 in AWS Credits per person through AWS Activate and

  • AWS Free Usage Tier
  • 1 month AWS Support at Business level
  • AWS Technical Essentials Online Training ($600 value)
  • AWS Business Essentials Online Training ($600 value)
  • 80 credits for Self-paced labs Training ($80 value)
  • 1:1 Office Hours with AWS Solutions Architects
  • Access to the Startup Blog and Startup Forum
  • Special "Self-starter" Third-Party offers

Sponsored by Amazon Web Services

HPE Haven OnDemand

Challenge: Build the most innovative cognitive computing solution to augment human intelligence using the HPE Haven OnDemand natural language processing, machine learning, and predictive analytics APIs.

Prize: 1 GoPro - HERO4 Session HD Waterproof Action Camera for each active member of the team (max 5 units).

Sponsored by HPE Haven OnDemand

Sandbox Suites

Create and app that has storefront capabilities for our membership offerings on the website. It would be ideal for it to have the ability to purchase and pay for membership offerings online without going through staff.
Prize: 3 Month Membership to Grandprize Winners (up to 5 people)

Sponsored by Sandbox Suites  


Build your solution with ArcGIS Developer Platform and you could register for the ArcGIS Startup Program. Steps are below:

1) Navigate and click sign up here: 2) Click link in confirmation Email and sign into Developer Account 3) Click account name and then click the Redeem Voucher option 4) Enter the Voucher Code

All participants are encouraged to sign up for the Free Developer and Testing Subscription here:! Another great resource for attendees to check is:

Sponsored by Esri


Challenge: Create the most innovative VR solution.
*limited number of devices to rent at event

Prize: 5 Innovator Gear Headsets for prizes

Sponsored by Oculus  


Challenge: Create an amazing app for Weebly!

For example, an app that syncs e-commerce sales with Quicken Online, or Xero. Or create elements that provide animations to their contents; or create theme based presentation effects that bring hovers and animations to all elements.

Prize: $1k Amazon GiftCard

Sponsored by Weebly

Amazon Alexa

Challenge: Best use of Alexa voice service.

Prize: Fire TV w/ Alexa built in (1 per team member)

Sponsored by Amazon Alexa

Code4Impact Award

• The Challenge is Simple. AngelHack’s nonprofit arm, Code For A Cause, is challenging superhero coders to build a technology that will have a positive impact on the world, people, or environment.

• The Prize is Awesome. At the end of the 9th Global Series, the top three Code4Impact Award Winners will be invited to the AngelHack HACKcelerator Program. One of these three lucky teams will be flown out to San Francisco, for our 5th Annual Global Demo Day and will pitch to some of the largest Accelerators and Investors in the world, while meeting with leading social entrepreneurs. For more details click here.


Challenge: Create an app that uses hashtags in a new and interesting way. Use Redis Cloud for free on AWS, Heroku or Bluemix

Prize: 2 Prizes for Best Use of Redis: 1. GoPro Hero Black 4k + $1000 free Redis Usage (can be used up to 1 year) 2. Quantum Quad Copter + $1000 free Redis Usage (can be use up to 1 year)

Sponsored by RedisLabs