Venture Hacks is an ongoing series of hackathons sponsored by the Stevens Venture Center. The Venture Center aims to redefine entrepreneurial education and support rising student entrepreneurs. We're seeking the next generation of budding talent for a weekend of learning, building, and growing. We empower smart, passionate and motivated people to build amazing things. Join the revolution in hackathons.


All Freshman and Sophomores of Stevens Institute of Technology.


Any website / web app / approved others. Do not necessarily need to use technologies presented in the sessions. 

For submitting, upload a zipped folder containing everything you've done this weekend. 

- All code

- All images and other assets

- Your presentation!

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$300 in prizes

Starter Up

This is the group that scored the highest across all the categories. So, they had the best balance of creativity, innovation, and technology.

Designed Matters

This is the group that the judges felt really hit it out of the park with their user experience and interface design. They created something that looks professional, unique, and appealing.

Tech Tech Tech

This is the group that used difficult technology well and in an interesting and unique way. They mastered the ability to prototype quickly and cleanly.

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Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Applications have unfortunately closed. If you're in, you know who you are. But you're all awesome. 


Kevin Barresi

Kevin Barresi
CTO of Fintech Studios

Khurram Nasir Gore

Khurram Nasir Gore
Product and New Business Innovation Counsel at Verizon

Raymond Thek

Raymond Thek
Vice Chairman -- the Tech Group @ Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Richard Cundari

Richard Cundari
Founder & CEO, US Ventures LLC

Silvia Garcia Codony

Silvia Garcia Codony
Life Sciences Executive and Consultant

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity and Design
    We're looking for ambitious, professional, and functional designs that just work.
  • Technical Proficiency
    While the theme is entrepreneurship, the medium is through tech. We're looking for great technology used uniquely.
  • Entrepreneurship and Scalability
    Here we are. This is what matters. How viable is your project? Where's the pain?

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