Easy-to-use, customizable, and modular – the perfect place to host your hackathon, challenge, innovation sprint or workshop!

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Platform Pricing Tiers

Your Challenge, Your Way

 

Everything is customizable. Create a unique challenge – from timeline and format to submission definition and judging – designed to deliver on your objectives.

YOUR CHALLENGE STRUCTURE 

Whether you’re giving participants 24 hours or 24 months to work on one or ten challenge themes, delivering submissions that are live pitches, code-repos or business proposals – if you can imagine it, you can run it on our platform.

IN-PERSON, VIRTUAL OR HYBRID

Organize your virtual challenge and connect participants on Zoom, Teams, WebEx and through our multi-chat or in-person and benefit from our intuitive, mobile and tablet friendly registration system. 

YOUR CHALLENGE PAGE

Your participants can find all the details they need to know before they sign up. It’s a place to host your participant resources like embedded videos, linked data, and on-demand or live programming like webinars and workshops. Create as many pages as needed and manage access based on pre- and post-registration.

YOUR BRANDING

Customize your event page with your brand identity, your logos, your banners and your tone of voice.

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work 

Successful innovators have a team to count on, when the countdown is on. Our platform allows for organic and assigned team formation – ensuring participants can rally around topics they are passionate about or step outside their comfort zone and make new connections.

PROFILE CREATION

Participants create unique profiles outlining their skills, interests, ideas and including links to social profiles.

TEAM FORMATION

The profile and team matchmaking helps participants virtually search and team-up based on skills, interests and needs. You can watch and let the magic happen, add team parameters like # of participants or assign teams yourself.

Communication is Key

Inform and inspire participants through automated and ad hoc messages, emails, single and multi-chat. 

SINGLE & MULTI-CHAT

Enable communications between teammates, mentors and other stakeholders through the single and multi-chat feature. 

EMAILS 

Schedule and automate emails for new registrants, once a submission has been received and the send critical information prior. 

FULLY BILINGUAL

Address innovators around the world in the language of their choice. Currently French and English are available with more to follow! 

Stakeholders – Engaged!

The participant journey is what brings your challenge to life for mentors, speakers, judges and other internal and external stakeholders. An intuitive judging process and the ability to embed the tool of your choice for live or on-demand sessions ensure they can full fill their role with joy and ease.

INTUITIVE JUDGING & CUSTOM CRITERIA

Login-protected and fully customizable, our judging process and judges onboarding will impress whether online, onsite, live or at leisure. Create unique submission categories and custom criteria’s that match your priorities. Assign certain submission categories to expert judges or auto assign all – and watch the scores roll-in!

TICKET TYPES 

Create custom ticket types, and tailor the experience to their wants and needs.

Challenge Management

Whether you are running one or ten challenges, by yourself or as part of a large team – our platform is designed to make your life easier. 

EASY ACCESS & PERMISSION BASED ROLES

Manage your challenge from your desktop, tablet or smartphone and give all or limited power to your co-organizers.

PARTICIPANT & SUBMISSION MANAGEMENT

Access key participant analytics including distribution of applicants, previous attendance, and anything else you’ve asked about in your custom registration questionnaire. Keep an eye as submissions and judges score’s role in on the submission dashboard. 

Data & Security

Launched in 2015, the platform is tried and tested, secure and well established with enterprise clients.

RESTRICTED ACCESS

Add passphrase access to your event page and ensure privacy.

DATA & DELIVERABLES

Easily export all the participants data, submissions & judging results safely.

EQUIPPED FOR ENTERPRISE

We are committed to your data privacy and guarantee outstanding and responsive support and a 99.9% server uptime.

OPTIMIZATION & GROWTH

Our program and participant managers constantly co-design new features with clients, users and colleagues that our in-house development team implements.

Big Brands Trust Us

Testimonial

Hackworks has been the perfect platform to bring people together to collaboratively re-think how we can solve social issues in our community through our social hackathon challenges. The resources and support we received from the experienced Hackworks team, the ability to customize for each event, and its easy-to-use interface allowed us to host multiple successful events in Calgary & across Canada with ease

James Gamage

Director, Innovation and The Social Impact Lab, United Way of Calgary and Area

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