Preceding the Disrupt Conference is Hackathon weekend on December 3-4, where developers and engineers descend from all over the world to take part in a 24-hour hacking endurance test. Teams join forces to build a new product, present it on the Disrupt stage to a panel of expert judges and an audience of tens of thousands and compete for a variety of prizes, including the chance to win free tickets to the Disrupt Conference. Products created at the Disrupt Hackathon have seen great success beyond the event, like GroupMe which was created overnight and ultimately acquired by Skype for $80M.
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£21,400 in prizes
Overall 2nd Place
Overall 3rd Place
£2.5K cash, £2.5K PubNub credit
£5000 - Best Radix Domain. Choose from .TECH, .STORE, .ONLINE, .SPACE, .SITE, .HOST, .PRESS and .WEBSITE
Best use of Esri ArcGIS mapping technology wins $5,000 prize ($2,500 cash, plus $2,500 ArcGIS Online subscription)
Best use of Twilio API
Hacks should be centred around robot IR communication, kinematics and locomotion, Mobile platform AR tracking.
Win an Apple Watch Sport (each member of the winning, team up to five members) for the best use of the IBM Watson APIs.
Our prize will be awarded for the team who demonstrate the best voice user experience using Amazon Alexa
Best use of Cisco’s cloud collaboration APIs will win USD $4,000 cash prize.
Techfugees - Best social good project
Best social good project! The winning team of the Techfugees challenge will be granted a year of TechHub membership, consisting of access to workspace, a network of like-minded people across 7 global hubs & a growth support programme (that helps startups throughout the whole cycle, from MVP to exit). Also offering a field trip to Grande Synthe Refugee Camp + trip to Lebenon to work on social impact projects.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Entrepreneur in Residence, 500 Startups
Analytics Director, Facebook
Co-founder and CTO, Peg
Carmen Ruiz Vicente
Senior Software Engineer, Google
Executive Chair, Accelerated Digital Ventures
Scale of Awesome
Judges will be focusing on creativity, cleverness, and that deep-down sense of “Whoaaaaaaa“