Run a hackathon.
Online or onsite.

Hackathon is a social event that lasts 8-48h and brings together developers, designers, engineers and all sort of tech talents.

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Why organise a hackathon?

  • You need more talent

    Top talent are difficult to find, difficult to assess, expensive to retain and hard to keep happy. Furthermore, they are usually not even looking for new opportunities.

  • You need to innovate

    Challenge the brightest and most creative minds to solve your business problems and to come up with innovative solutions. Use our community or your own employees to get both massive scale and excellent quality.

  • You need results, fast

    Hackathons and code challenges can serve as a catalyst for your business. Solve your critical business problems much faster. Go from an idea to a prototype in a matter of days, not months.

How it works

Six steps to run great hackathon event.

  • 01

    Goals & KPIs

    Is it for recruitment, brand building, PR, team engagement or generating new prototypes. What target do you want to reach? What are KPIs?

  • 02

    Challenge idea

    We help to identify appealing challenge theme consistent with your organization goals & attractive to developers.

  • 03

    Marketing plan

    We create event branding and use different channels to build developer outreach and media buzz around your event.

  • 04

    Our community

    Set up customized landing page on ChallengeRocket platform and start to tapping into our creative community!

  • 05

    Prepare event

    We use various ways to make it more engaging for tech community.


  • 06

    Execute event

    We make it super positive experience! The story doesn't stop here. The next challenge is to properly exploit hackathon outcomes.

What can you achieve

  • App Design & Development

    Crowdsourcing is the easiest way to build useful mobile and web apps that people love. ChallengeRocket community has talented developers and designers.

  • Innovation Programs

    The best ideas often come from the least expected direction. You can get those ideas from the teams of your employees or creative minds around the world.

  • Hackathons for Recruitment

    Hackathons give an opportunity to discover new talents and see them working on real-world team projects. Resumes are passé! Hackathons are HR game-changers offering to recreate actual working environments.

  • Startup Sourcing

    The events for startups to work on refining their products with companies to adopt their solutions for organization requirements.

  • Big Data Hacks

    ChallengeRocket helps to reach the community of data scientists and AI developers who can extract knowledge and get insights from unstructured sets of data.

  • API Promotion

    We can run meetups, workshops and challenges to find out the best implementation of your API as well as encourage competing teams to make awesome apps using your tech.

Example hackathon themes:

  • App design hackathon

    You're getting different perspectives with multiple talents are working on your product at the same time.

    Duration:
    1-2 days

    Location:
    onsite or online

  • AI & machine learning hackathon

    Great way to reach AI geeks. Let's give them creative challenge and see how they perform

    Duration:
    1-2 days

    Location:
    onsite or online

  • Robotics & engineering hackathon

    Great way to source & assess great engineers. There are outstanding robotic experts in our community!

    Duration:
    1-2 days

    Location:
    onsite or online

  • Data science hackathon

    Event aimed at discovering talented data scientists. See them in action working on your data sets!

    Duration:
    1-2 days

    Location:
    onsite or online

  • Code battle hackathon

    Our of our favorite formats. Software developers create AI bots that compete in real-time. Top performers can be spot easily.

    Duration:
    4-6 hours

    Location:
    onsite or online

  • iOT hackathon

    Bring together software developers and Internet Of Things Engineers.

    Duration:
    1-2 days

    Location:
    onsite or online

  • Design hackathon

    Challenge centered around creating products with great-looking and usable interfaces!

    Duration:
    1 day

    Location:
    onsite or online

  • CSR hackathon

    Technology has power to change the world. Let's make tech talents do some good together with your brand!

    Duration:
    1-2 days

    Location:
    onsite or online

Need help?

Not sure what is the best option for you? Contact me! We'll be happy to help.

Hi I’m Tomasz

tomasz.mendak@challengerocket.com +48 535 980 986

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