Hackathon Software


Software to Streamline Your Next Hackathon

Rapidly build teams, collect project submissions, and efficiently manage your next event with Ideawake's easy to use, highly configurable hackathon software.

“Hackathons demonstrate to employees that innovation is not only welcomed but also expected. Well-run hackathons lead to concrete ideas for new products and processes that can improve the customer experience and increase growth.”

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Run Your Next Hackathon Digitally to Save Time and Increase Engagement

Form Teams and Collaboratively Develop Solutions

Enable teams to develop proposals with the information judges need to evaluate potential and select winners. 

  • Find Team Members by Skills

    Empower teams to actively search out other participants to join in on their projects based on skills and interests. 

  • Real Time Chat & Team Workspace

    Collaborate with participants on posted ideas in real time to iterate quickly and efficiently.

  • Store Files & Sync Activity with File Systems

    Seamlessly collaborate on embedded files, images, and videos. Integrate with your file systems to avoid managing data in multiple places. 

Collaboratively Develop Proposals

Organize and Promote Your Virtual or in Person Pitch Event

Organize your event on Zoom, Teams, or in person and promote it leveraging Ideawake's promotion tools.

  • Host Live Events

    Setup an event using your meetings platform of choice and embed that event right into your hackathon so users can easily access it. 

  • Review Pre-Recorded Videos

    If you don't want to host your event live, have teams upload their submissions directly to Ideawake for judges to evaluate them. 

  • Promote Your Event with Annoucements

    Send targeted annoucements to judges, company leaders, and participants to promote your event at scale. 

Judge Team Proposals Based on Custom Criteria and Award Winners

Assign internal or external stakeholders to rank solutions and aggregate their opinions into a single score. 

  • Create Custom Scorecards

    Customize your evaluation criteria to match organizational goals and processes. 

  • Automatically Assign Reviewers

    Assign specific groups of users to assess each idea based on custom scorecarding criteria. 

  • Aggregate Judge Ratings into a Single Score

    Easily review aggregated responses and objectively award winners based on aggregated feedback from judges. 



Designed to Save Time and Maximize Impact

Build or Join Teams

Empower teams to find skills or enable participants to discover projects they're interested in.

Real Time Team Workspace

Provide a space for teams to share files, build out solutions and collaborate in real time.

Annoucements and Notifications

Automatically notify submitters and relevant stakeholders on updates and progress. 

Collaborative Judging

Create scorecards with custom criteria and automatically assign judges to evaluate submissions.

Gamification and Prizes

Incentivize participation with gamification, a leaderboard, and prizes for participation.

Participation Analytics

Track participations and activity in your hackathon by group and location.

"The platform is very intuitive and we appreciated the ability to track and manage solutions as they came through the system. Evaluation and collaboration was easily achieved at scale with over 300 solutions being routed to 30+ different evaluators. "

Darcy Lorenzon

Darcy Lorenzon

VP of Strategy at ProHealth Care

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