HackYYC is an Enterprise Hackathon that creates real innovative solutions for some of the biggest companies and charities in Calgary.
Enterprise Hackathons have guaranteed cash prizes of up to $50,000.
This means what participants build will be used by real people and customers, with support and backing along the way.
Established companies have established customers, deep talent pools and processes to make sure their clients get the best.
Startups & entrepreneurs are agile, innovative risk takers who want to get their ideas out to the world.
What would happen if we brought these 2 worlds together?
AcceleratorYYC is proud to launch HackYYC. Unlike many traditional hackathons, this event will focus on problems that need the speed and agility of startup innovation, but solve an interesting problem with real customers/clients in mind.
Every solution and every idea goes towards winning a life changing contract worth up to $50,000 (this is not in kind, or services, this is real money for real innovation). This ensures that the most innovative ideas get across the finish line and into peoples hands!
Typically HackYYC weekends starts Friday night and goes right until Sunday night at AcceleratorYYC. We have desks, break out room, boardroom, bean bag chairs, stocked kitchen, food, free beer courtesy of Molson and free Red Bull.
We are looking for Hackers, Hustlers and Hipsters (programmers, business development & designers)... Essentially we want creative entrepreneurs!