Let's get lost together
WildHacks is Northwestern University's annual 36 hour hackathon.
$5,500 in prizes
WildHacks 2017 1st Place Prize
WildHacks 2017 2nd Place Prize
WildHacks 2017 3rd Place Prize
Best use of Cisco API (2)
Canakit Raspberry Pi and in touch screen displays
Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device
Qualcomm DragonBoard 410c + power source
Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS
$250 Amazon Web Services Credit
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit
1517 Fund Scholarship
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Director, Farley Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
VP of Engineering, Uptake
VP of Business Development, Visier Inc.
Chief Practice Officer and Director of Engineering, DevMynd
CEO, Starter League
Senior Product Manager - Growth, Sprout Social, Inc.
Director of Engineering, Civis Analytics
DevNet Systems Engineer, Cisco Systems
Leslie Jones Dove
Senior Developer, Ford
The hack should be unique and interesting. This can range from a new spin on a known idea to completely outlandish ideas. The hack should be something damn cool you’ve never seen before.
Doesn't have to be business-ready, but should have the potential to be a useful in everyday life. Should also be intuitive and easy to use
The hack should be technically impressive for 36 hour project. They should have code and a functioning prototype. Anything from frameworks, apis, algorithms to interesting languages can add to the technical difficulty of the project.
Should look or work beautifully. The closer it looks and feels to a professional-grade application, the better.