πŸ‘‹Set up your first hackathon on Devfolio

Devfolio as hackathon platform aims to empower people who aims to foster Builders by hosting Hackathon, Fellowship, Demo days to say the least.

Orchestrating a successful hackathon isn't a simple task; it requires a blend of meticulous planning, a clear purpose, and the right platform to make it a reality.

Enter Devfolio, a robust platform specifically tailored to streamline the hackathon experience. Whether you're a budding startup, a multinational company, or an educational institution, Devfolio offers the tools and features needed to host and manage a seamless hackathon event.

In this section, we'll explore the two primary pathways to setting up your first hackathon on Devfolio:

  1. For Companies: Learn how businesses, irrespective of their size, can leverage Devfolio to host hackathons that attract top talent, promote innovation, and drive technological advancements.

  2. For Universities: Discover the blueprint for academic institutions to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and exclusive partner benefits by hosting hackathons tailored for their students and research community.

As a business, organizing hackathons can be an effective way to put the word out about your product in the developer community, collect feedback and grow your team.

On hosting a hackathon on Devfolio, businesses get priority support, help with profile review and outreach. You don’t need to have a hackathon website to start accepting applications with Devfolio. With a dedicated Devfolio hosted subdomain, you can get up and running within no time.

Reach out to us on partner@devfolio.co for pricing information.

Note: Please reach out to us regarding the activation of your hackathon in case you have already set it up on the organizer dashboard (org.devfolio.co). Step 1

  • Navigate to our organizer Dashboard at https://org.devfolio.co

  • Look for "Organize New" button and give it a click. This is where your begin!

  • Setting up a hackathon tailored for your audience is crucial. Click on "Start Hackathon Setup for Companies and Communities" to begin customizing the experience.

  • Choose the desired 'Hackathon Mode'. Not sure which mode suits you best? No worries! Click here for a comprehensive guide.

Step 2

  • Fill all the required details (Learn more here) and once the indicator hits 100%, click on the button Finish Setup

Step 3

  • Send us an email at community@devfolio.co. This allows us to perform a swift background assessment to ensure the authenticity of your hackathon.

  • Once we've validated the details and confirmed the legitimacy, your hackathon will be verified.

  • After verification, it's time for the spotlight! Your event will be showcased at Devfolio here: https://devfolio.co/hackathons.

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