Calling hackers, developers and designers — strut your stuff and you could win tickets to Disrupt SF!

Product Hunt is providing an added benefit for our hackers by letting those who have submitted a hack project set it up on their site. Take advantage here:


12:30pm – Registration opens (come fed or bring a brown bag lunch, beverages served)

Dedicated area for people to network to form hack teams

1:30pm – Hacking Kickoff

2:00 – 6:00pm – API workshops scheduled in 30 minute intervals (To Be Announced)

7:00pm – Dinner

Midnight – Food and snacks

7:00am – Breakfast served

9:30am – Hacking concludes and hacks submitted to wiki

10:00am – General public welcome to enter to attend hackathon presentations

11:00am – Hackathon presentations begin

2:00pm* – Hackathon will conclude with final awards and recognitions will be provided by the judges. *The final awards may be held earlier or later depending on the duration of hack presentations.

- Please note, times are subject to change

View full rules


Any developer or designer with a ticket is eligible to enter the hackathon.


Participants must create a functioning prototype or MVP of a new product. The idea of the hack can be conceived previously however all code must be completed within the time limits of the event.

How to enter

HACKERS & DEVS – Tickets are for Developers who wish to participate and work on hack projects to present ONLY. If you are not working on a project please DO NOT register for a Hacker Ticket. Tickets are available on a limited basis.

SPONSORS – There are many ways for companies to partner with the Hackathon. At Disrupt SF, we’ve had sponsored API platforms for hackers to develop on, as well as several amazing contests, with companies offering cash and in-kind prizes. To learn how you can provide support for the developer community, please contact

SPECTATORS may attend the Sunday Hackathon Presentation. Spectator tickets will be made available just before the event.


Stephen Garcia

Stephen Garcia
Stephen Garcia (@sgarciaDev) is Director of Product Innovation at Netflix

Jhimil Jain

Jhimil Jain
Dr. Jhilmil Jain is the Head of Android User Research at Google

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia
Sahil is the founder and CEO of Gumroad

Morgan Missen

Morgan Missen
Morgan Missen is founder of Main

Nicholas Mitrousis

Nicholas Mitrousis
Nicholas is Group Technical Director at AKQA

Judging Criteria

  • Scale of Awesome
    Judges will be focusing on creativity, cleverness, and that deep-down sense of “Whoaaaaaaa“