About this event
The SmallBizDev Hackathon in Chicago is a chance for you to create new financial solutions for 23 million American small businesses. With mobile technology positioned to make a real impact in this space, we want to see mobile apps that address the most critical challenges facing small businesses. So register today. The most promising submissions will win their share of our $20,000 prize purse.
Don’t know much about small business? Don’t worry. Experts will walk you through the market, highlighting the obstacles small businesses are wrestling with.
On-site technical resources and real-time user feedback will be available to help you and your team build an app with the potential for big impact.
- $10,000 Grand Prize
The grand-prize winner of each hackathon will also get a chance to demo their app in front of a panel of te...
- $5,000 Runner Up Prize (2)
9:00am Doors open, check-in begins, breakfast served
10:20am Presentation and Panel Discussion: Small Business Challenges
11:45am Idea pitches
12:30pm Design Thinking & Tech Tips Workshops led by Capital One
6:00pm Deadline to register teams
7:00pm Dinner available
11:00pm Doors close
8:00am Doors open, breakfast served
11:45am Deadline to sign up to demo and post submission to ChallengePost
12:30pm Demo schedule posted, coding ends
12:45pm Live demos begin
2:15pm Voting for hackers’ choice award
2:30pm Winners announced; closing remarks
3:00pm Event ends