$1,812 in prizes
OVERALL 1st Place
Bose SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Portable & MLH Fellowship Fast Track Interviews + MLH Winner Pins
OVERALL 2nd Place
Keychron K2 75% Layout Bluetooth Wireless Mechanical Keyboard with Gateron G Pro Brown Switch & MLH Fellowship Fast Track Interviews + MLH Winner Pins
OVERALL 3rd Place
Matein Travel Laptop Backpack & MLH Fellowship Fast Track Interviews + MLH Winner Pins
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Bottle with Flex Cap
The College Track
Jabra Elite 3 in Ear Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds
Most Innovative Use of Verbwire
1) Most innovative use of Verbwire API: Total Prize $300 - split across two teams ($150 per team)
Best Use of Google Cloud
Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud. Winners located in the US will receive a Google Cloud Swag Bag complete with a beanie, Android pillow, journal, socks & lanyards. Winners outside of the US will receive a Google Cloud branded backpack.
Most Creative Use of Twilio
Twilio allows you to incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and a ton of other awesome communication features right into your hackathon project using a web service API. Are you building an e-commerce website and want to send text notifications or email confirmations once an order is completed? Or maybe you'd like to verify users based on their mobile numbers? Twilio makes all this possible and more. Build a hack that simplifies your life using any Twilio API for a chance to win a Twilio Swag Box & GameGo Console ! Get started with $50 in free credit
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Register a .Tech domain name using Domain.com during the weekend for your chance to win a Domain.com branded backpack for you and each member of your team! Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. The more creative the domain the better!
Best Use of MATLAB
MATLAB and Simulink are computation tools used at more than 5,000 institutions worldwide. Use their software in your next hack to win some exclusive MathWorks swag including a MathWorks branded cinch bag, pair of socks, baseball cap, stylus pen & deck of cards! You can also claim a free MATLAB software license to get started.
Best Accessibility Hack sponsored by Fidelity
Fidelity Branded Wireless Charger At Fidelity, accessibility is viewed as a major key to the success of their business, which is why they are challenging you to come up with innovative ways to make tech more accessible! We want you to use your hacking skills to find and build solutions that put opportunities and resources within reach to all communities. The team with the best accessibility hack will win a Fidelity branded wireless charger for each team member!
Most Creative Use of Verbwire
Creative Use of Verbwire API: $700 distributed across 7 teams ($100 per team), and $5,000 in Premium API credits for an additional 20 teams
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Deputy CIO / UIS / Georgetown University
Professor of Computer Science / Georgetown University
Staff Software Engineer / Lab49
Project Manager / GUSOM
Director of Educational Technologies / Georgetown University
Software Tester / Libertex Group
Senior SRE / Bloomberg
Adjunct Lecturer / Georgetown University SCS / Cyber Risk Management Master’s Program
Senior Project Manager / Resilience
Account Manager / APA
CETS Associate Director for Classroom Support and Systems / Adjunct Lecturer / Georgetown University
All Hoya Hacks projects must be original. Projects will be judged for the creativity, the strength of their code or hardware innovation, and if it works!