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  

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

Amazon Web Services

Challenge: Best use of AWS

Prize: Amazon Fire TV’s (1 per team member)

Prize for all attendees: $200 in AWS Credits per person

Sponsored by Amazon Web Services  


Challenge: Develop an app for iOS, Android, web, or Windows that uses the WILL SDK with a focus on productivity, writing, games, or other novel uses of digital ink.

Global Prize The top two WILL SDK projects from all over the globe will win the following: • Selected as finalists in the global Wacom Inkathon • All expense paid trip to CES in January 2017 • Finalists will then pitch for a chance to win $10,000, $5,000, or $2500 prizes.

WILL SDK Link: Global Prize Submission Link:

Sponsored by Wacom


Challenge: Best Use of Esri Technology

Prize: $1000 for team

For All Attendees: Build your solution with ArcGIS Developer Platform and you can register for the Esri Startup Program !

Another great resource for attendees to check is:

Sponsored by Esri

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 innovative application that can utilize the Striiv wearable to promote health and improve people lives.
Prize: (5) Touch wearable Striiv trackers

Sponsored by Striiv  


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  

Amazon Alexa

Challenge: Best use of Alexa voice service.

Prize: Amazon Echo (4)

Sponsored by Amazon Alexa

Nano Magnetics Ltd.

Challenge: Most innovative use of magnets in a hardware device.

Prize: Developer Kit and Nanodots GYROs

Sponsored by Nano  

Cloud Academy

Twelve Months free Professional PLUS Subscription to Cloud Academy’s Learning Resources for the *Grand Prize winning team.

*Everything is included:

Video Courses

Interactive Quizzes

AWS Certification Prep.

Learning Paths

Hands-on Labs

Downloadable Courses

Cloud Academy Certificates

Mobile app – both iOS and Android

Priority Support

Cloud Academy Community

This prize is worth $495.00 and is immeasurably more valuable.

Sponsored by Cloud Academy


Challenge: Use the PokitDok API platform to create an innovative solution for healthcare systems or consumers.

Prize: $3000 prize money (split between team)

up to $1250 in technical support (1 hour per team member)

up to $300 in API credits (250 credits per team member)

PokitDok Swag

Sponsored by Pokitdok