2017 Fall Hackathon

Awesome space at the Brooklyn Navy Yard!

Fall 2017 Winners

1st Price, Lighthouse
2nd Prize, Paint the City
3rd Place, Lost & Found
Raffle Prize Winner
JPMorgan Winner
JPMorgan Prize
Google MVP
IBM VR Prize
IBM Open Data Winner
Best Hack, IBM

Fall 2017 Theme: Hack the Boroughs

Choose an idea or a problem to solve that a tech company in NYC would be impressed by.
Create a project you are proud of and can add to your resume.
Design a new product or service for Google? Build an app for NYC residents? The sky is the limit!

FAQ

Will there be workshops?

Yes. The best tech minds from IBM, Google, and other NYC tech companies will run workshops to teach cutting-edge tools, languages and APIs. 

Are hackers allowed to leave?

Yes, while attendance is required all three days, hackers are allowed to leave the facilities to go home. DO NOT remove your wristband. 

Is there a minimum or maximum number of people per team?

Ideally, there should be 3-5 people per team. 

Do i need to have an idea?

No, you can join a team and decide on an idea to work on together. 

Will there be food?

Yes

will there be prizes?

Yes! Absolutley

I can’t code. Should I still attend?

That’s okay! If you are a beginner coder, come to workshops and talk with mentors who can help guide you. If you’re not a coder, other skill sets (design, marketing) are still welcome and useful for teams. 

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