Types of Hackathons can be very broad and the only consensus that there is no consensus on what the definition of a Hackathon is. Here are some common definitions of Hackathons from leading Hackathon organisers across the world.

“A hackathon is best described as an “invention marathon”…


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I’m certain your company has asked themselves this question more than once without really knowing why. Without really understanding the types of Hackathons or the value for the company. Hackathons are a huge commitment to facilitate effectively but can pay off if your company can have honest and vulnerable conversations…


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Looking for your next Hackathon? Want something that’s a little bit different? Here are 10 places to find your next event!

As one of the most popular platforms for hackathons, Devpost provides participants easy access to open innovation events across the world. …


My passion for cybersecurity research started when I had just finished the first semester of my master’s degree program in cybersecurity (a joint program by Tallinn University of Technology and the University of Tartu). At this…


As part of Cisco’s goal to positively impact 1 billion people by 2025, the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge was launched in 2016 with the objective of recognizing and accelerating new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from early-stage…


Institutional investors or limited partners (LPs) look for the following:

  • Investment strategy and its relevance to (a) managers’ expertise and (b) market conditions

LPs comprise of:

  • endowments
  • foundations
  • corporations
  • private family offices
  • individuals
  • Fifty‐two percent of venture funds complete their…

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) have been producing elite talent since their conception. In the world of digital innovation HBCU’s are continuing their innovative strategies to empower Black communities. …


I began hosting Hackathon Entertainment’s Virtual Demo Day to showcase causes that makers are passionate about and the solutions they’re developing to attempt to improve the quality of living for others. Compared to many other demo days, this wasn’t about funding or some kind of pitch to demonstrate traction. It…

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