is a free hackathon listing, platform and news site. We want to help push the boundaries of innovation and facilitate big ideas. Here is a bit more about us…


We are a small team with a simple aim; to develop a place where partners can organise and promote exciting hackathons and where hackers can easily find new challenges to take part in.

Hackfest is your ultimate hackathon partner. It can be used as a basic listing site or as a full platform to assist with organising and running any type of challenge, anywhere across the world.

As a hacker you can:

  • - Showcase your talent by creating a profile
  • - Record your project ideas
  • - Enter exciting hackathon challenges across the world
  • - Compete for great prizes
  • - Stay up to date with the latest hackathon news.

For partners and sponsors Hackfest can:

  • - Provide a simple and efficient way to organise any type of virtual or physical hackathon with your own fully customisable challenge page
  • - Help you find the most gifted developers
  • - Gain additional exposure for your hackathon
  • - Be used as a tool to help manage your hackathon by adding judges, sponsors, prizes and projects.

We can offer as much help as you need to make your challenge a success. From helping you set up a hackathon to assisting with the marketing of your event; check out our marketing packages for more information.

Connect with us today and become a part of our growing Hackfest community.

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By James

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Comcast NBCUniversal launching latest public hackathon on viewer engagement

By James

(c)iStock.com/SweetBabeeJay Comcast NBCUniversal will be conducting its sixth public hackathon on October 22-23 in Miami, Florida with a theme around ‘creative viewer engagement driven by emerging tecRead more

48 hour ‘codefest’ brings solution for MasterControl customer needs

By James

(c)iStock.com/Tsuji Here’s an example of how hackathons help move products forward: Utah-based software company MasterControl asked its customers for the number one enhancement request to its enterpriRead more

GlobalPlatform to launch security hackathon

By James

(c)iStock.com/LeoWolfert GlobalPlatform, a not-for-profit industry association aimed at advancing the standards for secure and interoperable management of applications, will host a TEE Hackathon eventRead more

New York hackathon aims to combat world hunger

By James

(c)iStock.com/Alija New York has hosted the Open Data Maker's Hackathon for agriculture and nutrition data. The Open Data Maker's Hackathon, in New York on 16 September, was part of the GODAN Summit 2Read more

Women in Law hackathon seeks to address gender parity issues at leading firms

By James

(c)iStock.com/mikanaka A new Women in Law Hackathon, sponsored by Bloomberg Law and aimed at addressing gender parity issues at leading law firms in the US, was praised as encouraging according to a rRead more




15th July 2015