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Hackathons for Middle and High School Students

As we discussed in our last week’s post, there is no such thing as a correct age to participate in hackathons, we need diversity. No joke! What if, instead of developers, designers, business professionals, hackathon participants were high schoolers...

The importance of diversity in the hackathon universe

One of the factors that make the essence of a hackathon is narrow the bonds with the community, which consequently strengthens the ecosystem. For this to happen, some things need to be guaranteed and one of them (perhaps the main … Continue...

Main deliverables in a hackathon

Hackathons, as you may already know, have one ultimate goal: the solution to the challenge. The way groups deliver this solution is called… wait for it: deliverable! Yeah, quite objective, hum? And there are numerous forms of deliverables possible...

The Challenges of Hackathon Organizers

It takes a lot to make a hackathon!

If you are a frequent visitor, you already know that besides the participants we need many more components to make a hackathon: mentors and judges are some of them.

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How to apply for a hackathon

Tired of signing up for hackathons and failing the selection? Maybe the problem is how you fill out your application. Yeah, it sounds like a simple thing, but all help is welcome, right?! The hackathon application form (more precisely, Shawee’s...

What’s the judges role in a hackathon?

Besides the participants, mentors, and organizers, another basic element for any hackathon is the jury. Event organizers invite a team of 3 to 5 judges that fit the hackathon theme and carry some credibility in the field they act. The …...

Hackathon Glossary

In the hackathonic ecosystem, some words are more constant than others. With that in mind, we put together a brief glossary of the most commonly used words in this universe that we love to love.

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Endless Possibilities: The Different Types of Hackathons

The universe of hackathons is ginormous! A unique ecosystem that can fragment itself into many pieces while being unique and singular. Keeping in mind that this blog is completely focused on the hackathon atmosphere and all its ramifications, a text...

Pitch perfect: the secrets to a winner presentation

When it comes to a hackathon, in addition to the skills that led to your approval on the event, another strength is also of great help to reach the podium: knowing how to make a good pitch.

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The hackathon as resume

We’re always hitting the “hackathon does not end on Sunday” key, right? In addition to all the learning, networking and possible awards you can gain during a hackathon, the professional benefits are also countless. Not only by the...


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