$10,000 in Official Event Prizes
First place: $6,000
Second place: $2,500
Third place: $1,500
Company-Sponsored Prizes (Best use of Company API)
Constant Contact: We will be offering the latest innovation in tablets and the first from Google with the Nexus 7.
Dwolla: 1 personalized Ouyas for each team member (up to 4) for the coolest Dwolla integration
Etsy: $400 for "Most scrumtrulescent use of the Etsy API"
Foursquare: A swag pack (t-shirts, hoodies, etc) for best use of the Foursquare API.
GoPro Camera and $200 service credits to Iron.io for best use of Iron Worker
Kiip: Little Printer for best integration
Mashery: Google's Nexus 7 for the best use of API
Sendgrid: One year Github subscription, the small plan which includes 10 private repositories
Shopify: Power session with Harley Finkelstein, Shopify CPO on growing your app to a real startup
Sincerely: Sincerely tshirts and $200 Amazon gift certificate
Stripe: We'd like to offer a Kindle Touch, along with a choice of programming ebooks (or physical books) up to $500. Some suggested books include,
The Art of Computer Programming by Donald Knuth (the full boxed set)
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information and other books by Edward Tufte
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Abelson and Sussman
Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach by Peter Norvig
Land of Lisp by Conrad Barski
Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter
The Mythical Man Month by Fred Brooks
$250 Storenvy shopping spree, OR
Coffee Snob Pack: A legit hipster coffee setup including a Chemex coffee pot, burr grinder, and some SF coffee beans
Terapeak: $5,000 Journey to the Edge of the World
Airfare for two from any major North American airport to Tofino, BC, Canada
Three nights accommodation in a west coast retreat + rental car
Adventure tourism package
Airfare for two from Tofino to Victoria, BC
Tour of Terapeak's Victoria office
Dinner on the town, accommodation in Victoria
Airfare for two from Victoria, BC to any major North American airport
Tip or Skip:
$75 shopping spree for each team member (up to $375 for a team)
The teams project will be highlighted in an upcoming Tip or Skip email newsletter
TokBox: For best use of OpenTok, we'd like to give away a Nexus 7
Twilio: 2 Kindle Fires + $100 Twilio credit
MacBook Pro (or cash equivalent) to the team with the best marketplace hack that uses the WePay API.
iPad (or cash equivalent) to the best, completed WePay plugin that utilizes our new ""plug-in support"" feature. We will provide a preferred list of plug-ins the day of hackathon."
$300 in PayPal funds per team member (up to 4 people) for best use of any Ebay Inc. (PayPal, Magento, etc.) API
RedLaser: a license for up to 10,000 downloads (a $1000 value as per RedLaser pricing) for the best app using RedLaser SDKs
Card.IO: $500 worth of Card scans (over 3000 scans) for the best app using Card.IO SDKs
Special Prizes / Giveaways:
AlleyNYC: One free month co-working space for first prize
Braintree: Humble Bundle for Best Mobile Application, which includes:
$200 Uber credit
$100 Fab.com gift card
$100 LevelUp credit
3 books of your choice from The Pragmatic Programmers
A year of Github
Iron.io: Coupon Code for all participants -- Code: ecomm_hackday (100 hours compute time);
Storenvy: Anyone who builds on the API gets t-shirts and stickers
Tip or Skip: For all teams that use API: Free T-shirts and stickers!
X.commerce: First 20 teams that reach out to us at the hack day to use RedLaser in their apps will get a test license (worth $50), which gives them unlimited scanning on 25 devices and access to premium support.
Zappos: $250 dollar Zappos Gift Card to the Most Fun and Weird project out of the hackathon. Doesn't have to use our API.