ID Hack 2014

6pm February 15th - 10pm February 16th @ the Cambridge Innovation Center

The International Development Hackathon (ID Hack) is a 24-hour hackathon that brings together hackers, international development enthusiasts, and NGOs from the greater Boston area to work on projects that will make an impact on international development.

All skill levels welcome!

We have workshops and projects for you whether you’re an experienced hacker, just finished CS50, or have no experience at all. We will be conducting workshops on introductory web development for those without experience.

Why hack for international development?

  • Enjoy delicious food, compete for $2000+ in prizes, and have fun!

  • Network with sponsors such as Google, Microsoft, Twilio, Dropbox, McKinsey, and J.P. Morgan., Bridgewater, Intuit, InterSystems, and more!

  • Work on projects from the World Food Programme, Sana Health, the Peace Corps, Partners in Health, and Dimagi.

  • Use technology to impact the world.

Sign up today! The first 100 participants get 5GB free Dropbox space!

Making a difference in the world, networking, great prizes...I’D Hack for international development...wouldn't you?


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Hackathon Sponsors


$2,200 in prizes

Grand Prize

Gold Sponsor Prize (Intuit) (2)

Gold Sponsor Prize (JP Morgan)

Beginner Prize

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


This challenge is open to all individuals who have signed up and are present at the February 15-16th hackathon. Seriously, sign up and show up to hack to change the world :)


Your easy steps to success:

  • Make your app (any platform is fine).
  • Be prepared to present your app.
  • Submit your app and presentation materials.

See submission instructions for more information.




Judging Criteria

  • Impact
  • Innovation
  • Design
  • Sustainability

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