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Infographic: Worldwide Hackathon Figures in 2018 and trends to expect in 2019

Jan 18, 2019 by

Large corporations are increasingly turning to hackathons to meet innovation objectives, as 5,636 public and internal hackathons were organized in 2018 globally, nearly 40% more than in 2016. That’s according to statistics from Hackathon.com, the largest…

Is there life in a post-Unicorn universe?

Jun 3, 2018 by John Karp

Dreaming of creating your own unicorn venture is like dreaming of leaving your humble home in the midwest to hit the Hollywood big time. It’s so rare as to be crazy to pursue it. Sure, it happens, but for every movie star, there are millions who will…

Don’t organize a hackathon if you don’t know why you’re doing it

Apr 30, 2018 by John Karp

A lot of people think of a hackathon as a magic blanket solution that’s guaranteed to elevate your technology or teams to new heights. As one of the founding partners of BeMyApp, I always present a one-day workshop to guide executives in defining the…

Infographic: Worldwide Hackathon Figures in 2016

Jun 4, 2017 by Davy Laudet

More than 200,000 people took part in hackathons last year, across 100+ countries. Their efforts bore 13K prototypes and new connections among tech professionals and non-technical staff. Needless to say, the hackathon is a cross-industry trend that cannot…