Blog archive

Stories, news, and how-tos from the Devpost hackathon universe.

From idea to prototype: How winners navigate the hackathon process

Learn from seasoned hackathon champions’ strategies for idea generation, prototyping, and delivering under pressure.

How Microsoft connects with developers through hackathons on Devpost

Learn about Microsoft’s history of hosting hackathons on Devpost.

6 Benefits of submitting your hackathon project early

Here’s a look at the numerous benefits of submitting early to a hackathon.

Driving AI innovation with internal hackathons [Webinar]

Learn how to build your AI strategy with hackathons.

User Story: Hackathon tips from Nathan, a 22-time winner

Here’s a look at how Nathan has managed to win an impressive 22 hackathons.

User Story: Ansh's do's and don'ts for student hackathons

Here’s a look at how Ansh tackles participating in and winning student hackathons.

10 Key Devpost for Teams product features

Learn about the DFT features that help internal hackathon organizers save time, increase participation, and showcase results.

The biggest AI hackathons on Devpost in 2024 (So far)

Dive into the AI hackathons making waves on Devpost to get inspired for your next event.

5 Reasons private hackathons drive customer engagement

Here’s how private customer hackathons reduce churn and drive revenue growth.

User Story: How Victor builds hackathon projects for health systems and patients

Here’s a look at how hackathons help Victor grow his skills as a biomedical engineer.

6 Tips for making a winning hackathon demo video

Learn how to make a hackathon demo video with these tips from other hackathon participants.

What is a hackathon?

Master these hackathon fundamentals to help you get ready to plan a successful event.

How SAP drives customer engagement with hackathons on Devpost for Teams

See how SAP uses Devpost for Teams to connect with clients through its customer hackathons.

User Story: Winning Tips from Tristan, a 10-Time Blockchain Hackathon Champion

Here’s a look at how Tristan approaches blockchain hackathons and paved his way to 10 wins!

User Story: How Winning One Hackathon Led Betsy And Her Team to Quit Their Corporate Jobs

Here’s a look at how Betsy Berger’s approach to hackathons has led her to win every hackathon she’s entered.

A Guide to Planning Internal Hackathons for Your Entire Company

Learn how to plan and manage company-wide hackathons to boost employee engagement and spark innovation.

User Story: How Guilherme Went From First-Time Flyer to Visiting 3 Countries in One Year Thanks to Hackathons

Here’s a look at how Guilherme Andraschko, an experienced developer and Devpost user, clutched two back-to-back victories in Atlassian hackathons.

User Story: How Hackathons Help Mark Map Out a More Sustainable Future

Here’s a look at how Mark Laudon, an experienced developer and Devpost user, harnesses the power of mapping technology to make the world a better place.

2023 Year in review at Devpost

Get an insider look at last year’s key hackathon statistics and see what’s trending for 2024.

Empowering Innovation: How JLL’s Hackathons Achieved Extraordinary Growth with Devpost for Teams

See how using DFT helped increase employee participation by over 50%.

The Ultimate Hackathon Webinar [Recap]

Get 10+ years of hackathon insights and learnings from this webinar recap.

User Story: Mitchell’s Journey to Enhance Healthcare with Machine Learning

Here’s a look at how Mitchell Coplan, an experienced developer and Devpost user, harnesses the power of machine learning to evolve the healthcare industry.

8 Types of Internal Hackathons to Drive Innovation Within Your Organization

Learn how to use internal hackathons as a tool to improve corporate culture, spark innovation, and solve real business challenges.

How to Win a Hackathon: Advice From 5 Seasoned Judges

Take a look inside the inner workings of the judging process from some of our most experienced hackathon judges.

User Story: How Volodymyr Won 7 Blockchain Hackathons on Devpost

Here’s a look at how Volodymyr, an experienced developer and Devpost user, has evolved his winning hackathon strategy.

User Story: How Hackathons Helped Brij Stand Out in the Job Hunt

See how Brij, a Devpost user, developed his skills through hackathons and stood out to recruiters.

How Healthcare Bluebook Leveled Up Its Internal Hackathons With Devpost for Teams

See why Healthcare Bluebook uses Devpost for Teams to power its internal hackathons.

How AI is Changing the World of Hackathons [Q&A Recap]

Hear from a panel of developer marketing experts on AI’s impact on their hackathons.

User Story: Inside Gaurav's 11-Year Journey on Devpost

Here’s why Gaurav, a long-time Devpost user, has actively participated in hackathons for 11 years.

Inside Devpost’s Internal Hackathon: Exploring AI With OpenAI

Get an inside look at how Devpost developers ran an internal hackathon to experiment with AI.

How Finastra Ignites Employee Innovation With Hackathons and Devpost for Teams

Find out why Finastra uses Devpost for Teams to power its internal hackathons.

How Finastra Inspires Creativity and Innovation in Its Global Hackathons

Find out why Finastra trusts Devpost to power its global hackathons.

7 Key Features to Consider When Choosing Your Hackathon Platform Provider

Learn how to make your hackathons stand out with Devpost’s leading features and services.

How to Host a Hackathon That Stands Out [Webinar Q&A]

Catch up on the Q&A from Devpost’s recent webinar on how to host a hackathon that stands out.

User Story: How Crystal’s Love for Hackathons Inspired Her to Host Her Own

Here’s a look into how Crystal, a Devpost user, developed a passion for participating in hackathons, ultimately becoming a host herself.

6 Tips to Boost Post-hackathon Results

Learn what to do after your internal hackathons to maximize success.

User Story: How Pratyay Collaborates With Global Teams Through Hackathons

Here’s how Pratyay, a Devpost user, has learned the value of teamwork and collaboration through hackathons.

How to Inspire a Culture of Innovation in Light of AI

Learn how to promote innovation in the workplace to help tackle AI-related challenges.

7 Tips to Make Your Next Virtual Hackathon a Success

Find out how to organize your event and stand out to developers.

Why It’s Time to Host an Internal AI Hackathon

Learn how to use hackathons as a tool in your AI transformation strategy.

User Story: How Babatunde Discovered New Tech Tools Through Hackathons

Here’s how Babatunde, a Devpost user, has discovered new technologies through hackathons.

User Story: How Hackathons Help Bryce Step Outside His Comfort Zone

Meet Bryce, a Devpost user embracing the opportunity to build and collaborate with like-minded innovators.

User Story: How Chanakya Expands His Skill Set With Hackathons

Here’s how Chanakya, a Devpost user, uses hackathons as a learning tool.

What AI Means for Hackathons

Here are 5 ways AI improves hackathons—and how to leverage them in your business.

How Okta Engaged More Employees in Its Hackathons With Devpost for Teams

Find out why Okta chooses Devpost to help power its internal hackathons.

Devpost User Spotlight

Get to know some of the users making waves in the Devpost Community.

5 Challenges Your Business Can Solve With Hackathons

Learn about using public and internal hackathons to solve some of the biggest business challenges.

How to Improve Hackathons (According to Devs)

Find out what developers actually want from hackathons, and what Devpost is doing to deliver.

6 Reasons to Host a Hackathon

Hackathons inspire innovative, creative solutions—here’s why you should host one.

5 AI Hackathons Hosted on Devpost

Get ideas for your next AI hackathon with this look at other AI events hosted on Devpost.

How to Run an Internal Hackathon (The Right Way)

Your guide to organizing a productive hackathon that maximizes creativity and collaboration.

How to Present a Successful Hackathon Demo

Tips to help hackathon participants nail their hackathon presentations.