HackPrague is one of the first independent hackathons in central Europe. For 36 hours, HackPrague will bring together 150 passionate developers and designers from across Europe to create cool software and hardware projects. To stimulate innovation, we will be bringing speakers, mentors, and judges from companies like Facebook, Google, Avast, and more. You will have the opportunity to interact directly with these companies in exchanging ideas, seeking mentorship, or impressing them with your projects.

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$4,300 in prizes

First Place

Second Place

Third Place

Best team from Prague (K10 Coworking)

Highest ranking project by a team from Prague given by K10 Coworking. Prize: Unlimited 1-month membership in K10 for the whole team

Most innovative UX for mobile event discovery (LondonTheatreDirect)

Prize given by LondonTheatreDirect. Demonstration of the user journey from the first time use of the app to the discovery of the relevant event for the user. The prize will go to the most unconventional and creative approach. Prize: Oculus Rift HD VR

Best Travel Hack (Kiwi.com)

Best travel hack based on an originality of the idea and the execution, awarded by Kiwi.com. Prize: 1000 EUR Kiwi.com vouchers

FICO Challenge

Building Smarter Applications using Data and Analytics. We want to see originality, innovation and a lot of tech!

Coolest hack hosted on Scalingo

Don't minimize the *fun* part of the project, it will have some value to us, here are a few examples:

Developer tooling (automate all the things!)
Multi-technology, multi-database
IoT Gateway, TimeSeries and Hardware

The only condition: a part or the whole project should be hosted on Scalingo.

Prize: Nerf guns, Credit to host your future projects, Scalingo swag

Let's Program in Kotlin! (JetBrains)

Anyone who develops their project in Kotlin, or at least some reasonable part of the code, can with this prize. The JetBrains team will evaluate what constitutes "reasonable part of code" and their decision must be respected. The winning team will be given brand new RaspberryPi computers (Raspberry Pi 3, Model B, 64-bit, 1GB RAM) for every member of the team.

Prize: Newest Raspberry Pi 3, Model B for every member of winning team

Best API Hack (Apiary)

We'll appraise the team that employs an HTTP API in a new, interesting way.

Developer tool that leverages 3rd party systems for a productivity gain? New way to consume systems that is truly resilient? Exposing data from a system that hasn't done that before? Using API Description Documents to in your tool? New way to orchestrate a group of microservices?

Prize: Awesome books :)

Coolest Tech Prize (Bloomberg)

It doesn't have to be the flashiest demo, or the nicest UI, we just care about how impressive the tech is! Prize: Phillips Hue smart lightbulbs

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Mentors & Sponsors

Mentors & Sponsors

Judging Criteria

  • Impressiveness
    Does it “wow” everyone?
  • Technical Difficulty
    Was it hard to make?
  • Creativity
    Is it novel?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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