Change the world

We are one of the oldest college datathons in the world. This year we are challenging participants to use data science to change the world for the better.

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Prizes

$3,285 in prizes

Best Overall

The best overall hack. Winning team will receive an Oculus Go for each member.

Best Beginner Hack

Best beginner hack. Winning team will receive a Google Home Mini for each person.

Best Visualization

Best use of data visualization. Winning team will receive a Sennheiser - HD 4.50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over the Ear Headphones per person.

Best Financial Hack

Capital One's prize. The best way to reimagine banking. Winning team receives a $200 Amazon giftcard per person.

Best Use of ML

Best use of Machine Learning. Winning team will receive a Sennheiser - HD 4.50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over the Ear Headphones per person.

Best use of Google Cloud

Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud. Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini.

Best Domain Registered with Domain.com

Domain.com Backpacks

Best UiPath Automation Hack

Build an automation hack using UiPath! Each winning team member will receive a UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack and an opportunity to interview for a UiPath Internship in 2020 with high recommendation!

Best use of MongoDB Atlas

Create a hack using MongoDB Atlas to host a database in the cloud! Automate the provisioning and deployment process with ease, while focusing all your efforts on your hack. Projects built using MongoDB Atlas will be eligible to win an AirCharge Plus.

Most Innovative

The most innovative hack will receive a Sennheiser - HD 4.50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over the Ear Headphones per person. So get those brain cells firing!

Capital One Best Financial Hack Honorable Mention

Judges

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Judging Criteria

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themes

  • Machine Learning/ AI
  • Social Good