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Innovation

Program Experts

We leverage open innovation, crowdsourcing, and co-creation techniques to deliver on real business objectives. Our hackathons, challenges, sprints, and workshops build innovation skills, engage participants, connect communities, and surface solutions.

Our Programs

Our innovation experts will consult with you to understand your objectives and design a program that will best meet your needs. We have worked with small non-profits and with Fortune 500 companies and everything in between, to consult on their strategies, execute successful programs and amplify their results.

Hackathons

Hackathons are a great way to identify talent, engage developers, build communities, and surface solutions in a fun and exhilarating environment

Challenges

Innovation challenges allow participants to dive deep into a complex problem and work over weeks or months to build well-thought out solutions

Sprints

Corporate innovation sprints are  fully customizable to meet your needs. Teach innovation skills and mindsets and build a culture of innovation

Workshops

Our workshops are a great way to augment your internal programs with additional learning and practice in innovation methodologies

Our Value

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Consulting

Our team will design a unique program that meets your needs and the moment. We’ll be as involved as you need us during the program planning journey

Execution

Whether in-person or virtual, at home or around the globe, we will execute your program exceptionally and make it a memorable and impactful experience

Platform

Our easy-to-use, customizable and modular platform is the perfect place to host your hackathon, challenge, sprint, or workshop from start to finish

Delivering Results

Understanding your core objectives and designing a custom innovation program that meets your needs.

Innovation Management

Leverage creativity, collaboration, or competition to solve challenges and strengthen your innovation pipeline.

Culture Building

Build a culture of innovation that will inspire and empower your teams to strive to greatness, without fear of failure. 

Recruitment

Attract the best by strengthening your recruiting strategy and talent brand through online or in-person hackathons and challenges.

Community Engagement

Build and activate communities to collaborate and drive change. Even the biggest challenges are easier when tackled together.

Brand Boosting

Reach your target audience and build awareness about your company’s activities by hosting or supporting a hackathon or challenge.

Upskilling

The world is changing, and your workforce should as well. Roll out new tools or technologies to ensure your team has the skills to succeed.

Our Clients

Our Past Work

Google Cloud Sprint

Google engaged Hackworks to help them connect with their enterprise clients in a more in-depth way, help them understand the capabilities of Google Cloud Platform, and to build deeper relationships between the client and Google’s team of engineers.

Elevate

The Elevate team, working with founding partner TD, approached Hackworks to help create Toronto’s biggest hackathon. Over a 48-hour hackathon at MaRS, more than 500 hackers worked tirelessly rallying behind one theme: How can we use data and technology to make Toronto a more inclusive, safe and vibrant city in which to live and work.

TD Tech Jam

The TD Think Digital Tech Jam developed and executed in partnership with Hackworks provided a fun and safe environment to expose to expose TD employees to some of the new emerging technologies so they can see how they could be applied to meet the needs of TD employees and more broadly to the banking experience.