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  


Challenge: Fight violent extremism in order to foster peace and coexistence through technology.


$500 USD 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.

Sponsored by GovTech  


Challenge: Create an application that give accelerator programs opportunity to impact communities.

Teams will be judged on their ability to improve the following pain-points:

  • Contracts

  • Deal Flow

  • Communications

Prize: Mentorship/interview from Paulo Braga - Head of Acceleration @ Wayra Brazil

Sponsored by Wayra  

Amazon Web Services

Prize: $200 in AWS Credits per person through AWS Activate

Link: https://pages.awscloud.com/hckaws17.html

Sponsored by AWS   https://pages.awscloud.com/hckaws17.html


Prize: 5000 free API calls to all attendees and the grand prize winner will receive 5000 free API calls a month for one whole year

Link: http://restb.ai/angelhack/

Sponsored by Restb.ai   http://restb.ai/angelhack/


Cielo´s Challenge

Create solutions for the retail market using LIO (New Cielo’s POS with Android operational system) Desafio Cielo: Soluções para varejo utilizando a plataforma LIO


1 lugar: Kindle Paperwhite e um fone E45BT bluetooth JBL

2 Lugar: Kindle PaperWhite

Sponsored by Cielo