HackShanghai is a
24-hour programming marathon for the top college hackers in China. Students work in teams to build a tech product within the time limit, competing for ¥100,000+ in prizes. Tech companies & startups will also be recruiting. We cover travel, food, and drinks for all accepted hackers.
250+ hackers in teams of max 4 Judges
CEO of Unionpay Advisors
CTO of Unionpay Advisors
CEO of Di'an Software
CTO of Di'an Software
Managing Director, Asia
of the Minerva Schools
CTO of Moxtra
Program Director of Chinaccelerator
CEO of LeanCloud
CEO of GitCafe
VP of Tech and Data
of Morgan Stanley
Software Engineering Manager at Intel
What is a hackathon?
Hackathons are events where people gather to create fun new ideas and technologies (in a short span of time)! There are also valuable prizes involved. For more information, check out
Who else is going?
While you are in Shanghai’s bustling Pudong district, you will meet 249 other top student programmers in China and internationally.
What should I bring?
Bring your coding gear -- laptop, charger, and any other technology (Arduino, Pebble, quadcopter) you may end up working with. Also, feel free to bring a pillow or blanket. Get comfy!
Where and when can I hack?
All constructed projects must completed in NYU Shanghai’s academic building during the 24 hours of the hackathon.
Do I have to pay?
HackShanghai costs nothing to attend - we cover all food, drink, and travel expenses. (You may be required to take home a bunch of free swag and prizes from our sponsors.)
Who runs HackShanghai?
HackShanghai is independently student-run by a
from New York University Shanghai.
How can I ask more curious questions?
We the organizers are all ears; just drop us a line at
and we’ll get to you as soon as we can.