START Hack is a 35-hour hackathon and aims to foster real technological progress. We bring together hundreds of talented tech students from 30 countries and the best universities in the world.
START Hack is a 35-hour hackathon in St. Gallen, Switzerland with the aim to foster real technological progress. We bring together tech students from more than 30 countries and universities all over the world, such as MIT, Cambridge, ETH, EPFL and many more. Create innovative products in the focus areas Financial Technology (FinTech), Internet of Things (IoT) and Mobility.
The best teams will be evaluated by a jury, awarded with great prizes and invited to the big START Summit, where they will showcase their products in front of 1500 participants.
START Summit Showcase & CHF 500 Microspot voucher
START Summit Showcase & CHF 300 Microspot voucher
START Summit Showcase & CHF 200 Microspot voucher
Railaway voucher for a stay in Switzerland
Chargers & Gift Cards worth CHF 150.-
Blog article about the projects and especially the winner
Arvato/ Startupbootcamp Prize
Lego Mindstorm Robots
100 CHF Amazon Elastic Computing Credits and Presenting Product & Findings at Fundbase Annual Investor Conference
Gaming Combo Set (Mouse, Keyboard & Headset)
MLH: Best use of AWS
Amazon Web Services swag and portable Harddrive
MLH: Best Developer Tool
GitHub Octocat Figurine
Bloomberg: Hack of choice
Orb Floating Bluetooth Speaker
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you: