Grand Prize: An exclusive invite to our HACKcelerator

Grand Prize: An exclusive invite to our HACKcelerator

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 HACKcelerator  

Amazon Web Services

Challenge: Best use of AWS

Prize: 1 Amazon device per team member

Prize For All Attendees: $200 in AWS Credits per person through AWS Activate


Sponsored by AWS


Challenge: Best use of SparkPost technology.

Prize: $1000 + 1 year of Priority Support ($7,000 combined value) per team


Sponsored by Sparkpost

Amazon Alexa

Challenge: Best Voice User Experience Using Amazon Alexa

Prize: One Echo Dot for each member of the winning team

Amazon Alexa is providing a hardware lab for the following cities. There will be a limited number of Echo Dots available for rent. If you wish to incorporate Alexa and are worried about not getting a device, you can bring your own device from home or test using

Sponsored by Amazon Alexa  

StrongLoop, an IBM company

Challenge: Utilize LoopBack to its fullest extent

Prize: TJ Bot Kit(1 per person) back pack full of swag.


Sponsored by StrongLoop


Challenge/Prize: Submit your project on a Radix domain extension to be eligible to win a prize of $500

Sponsored by Radix  


Ubidots Credits

Ubidots is committed to the advancement of IoT training, education, and research around the world. As the IoT becomes more widely used and understood, Ubidots wants to provide innovators with a no cost (first device up to 10 sensors free) or very affordable option so we deployed Ubidots credits to help imagineers launch their first connected devices. Check out Ubidots for more information on credits and how you can get started today!

Ubidots IoT Lab

Provides all the back-end and front-end ingredients to create an end-to-end IoT application for imagineers looking to deploy an solutions large and small. We packed these ingredients into a clean UI for tinkerers, developers, and businesses to deploy production-ready applications for the Internet of Things, in less than a week. Designed for deployments of around 50 devices, the IoT Lab License is perfect for small businesses and start-ups seeking quick-to-market solutions with peace of mind for scalability, user management, and customer management.

Prize: Grand Prize Winner will Receive 3 months of access to the Ubidots Platform.


The SheWorx100 Summit in San Francisco

Prize: The grand prize winning team will receive 5 tickets to The SheWorx100 Summit in San Francisco


Challenge: Designed to inspire and mobilize AngelHack’s global developer ecosystem, the Code 4 Coexistence challenge will ask developers to find technology solutions to build tolerance and foster understanding across cultures in order to prevent violent extremism. Developers may use any technology or platform, all we ask is that it focuses on inclusivity, peace and understanding and does not specifically target a group of individuals based on religion, gender, sexual orientation, or race.

We’re looking for solutions that can make a meaningful, immediate impact in your local community, and/or solutions that have the potential to scale across borders. This challenge is being presented at 25 cities in the global series.

Prize: $500 cash prize for winning team From the 25 finalist teams, a top 3 teams will be selected by an esteemed panel of judges to receive a $2500 travel stipend per team to travel to London and pitch to leading investors for continued support of their solution.


Prize: One Google Home device per winning team member

Sponsored by IBM