Calling hackers, developers and designers— strut your stuff and you could win tickets to Disrupt EU!

Welcome to the Disrupt Europe 2014 Hackathon! Our Hackathons are crazy, exciting, exhausting events where hundreds of coders and developers come together to form teams which have just shy of 24 hours to build something amazing from the ground up.

Schedule of Events for TechCrunch Hackathon at Old Billingsgate

Saturday, October 18, 2014

12:30pm – Registration opens and lunch is served

Dedicated area for people to network to form hack teams

1:30pm – Hacking Kickoff

2:00-6:00pm – API Workshops TBA

7:00pm – Dinner

Midnight – Food and snacks

Sunday, October 19, 2014

7:00am – Breakfast served

9:30am – Hacking concludes and hacks submitted to ChallengePost wiki

10:00am – General public welcome to enter to attend hackathon presentations

11:00am – Hackathon presentations begin

2:00pm* – Hackathon will conclude with final awards and recognitions will be provided by the judges. *The final awards may be held earlier or later depending on the duration of hack presentations.

- Please note, times are subject to change

View full rules


Any developer or designer with a ticket is eligible to enter the hackathon.


Participants must create a functioning prototype or MVP of a new product. The idea of the hack can be conceived previously however all code must be completed within the time limits of the event.

How to enter

HACKERS & DEVS – Tickets are for Developers who wish to participate and work on hack projects to present ONLY. If you are not working on a project please DO NOT register for a Hacker Ticket. Tickets are available on a limited basis.

SPONSORS – There are many ways for companies to partner with the Hackathon. At Disrupt EU, we’ve had sponsored API platforms for hackers to develop on, as well as several amazing contests, with companies offering cash and in-kind prizes. To learn how you can provide support for the developer community, please contact


Camille Baldock

Camille Baldock

Eric Brotto

Eric Brotto

Claudia De Antoni

Claudia De Antoni

Tak Lo

Tak Lo

Melinda Seckington

Melinda Seckington

Judging Criteria

  • Scale of Awesome
    Judges will be focusing on creativity, cleverness, and that deep-down sense of “Whoaaaaaaa“