Ever wondered what it takes to become a tech entrepreneur? Would you like to find out how to go from an idea to a viable product? Then START Hack - Europe's leading hackathon for aspiring tech entrepreneurs is the place to be!

This March 19th-21st, 600+ coders, designers and business students from universities all over the world will gather online to celebrate technology and push innovation forward in one, continent-spanning event. Have fun, build amazing projects, and take the next step on your entrepreneurial journey.

During a weekend of ideation, prototyping and much coding you will get the chance to listen to keynotes by experienced techies (e.g. Massimo Banzi, Founder Arduino) and work on challenging cases from partners such as Microsoft, Accenture & Co.

As a cherry on top, you’ll get a free ticket to START Summit 2021, Europe’s biggest student-led conference for technology and entrepreneurship.


Learn more about the START Hack 2021 on our website and apply now:



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Get free access to the START Summit 2021 - Europe's leading entrepreneurship conference

⚫ 36 hours of intense coding with cases from international partners such as Accenture and Microsoft

⚫ Over 600 participants both online and offline

⚫ Meet like-minded people and network with your potential future co-founder

⚫ Have access to exclusive online business content to get your startup kickstarted

⚫ Physical off-site events happening in Copenhagen, Berlin and St.Gallen

⚫ Get individual support by our growth partners (awesome partners gonna be announced soon!)


For more information visit: https://www.starthack.eu


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$10,000 in prizes

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Any student from any university or any young professional in the world may apply. You do not need to study in a programming related field. We are happy to welcome anyone with a strong interest in coding, even if you are a beginner.


Dalith Steiger

Dalith Steiger

Cédric Waldburger

Cédric Waldburger
Startup Investor, Essentialist, Explorer

Massimo Banzi

Massimo Banzi
Founder Arduino

Nicole Büttner

Nicole Büttner
CEO Merantix Labs

Judging Criteria

  • Code Implementation
  • Business Validity
  • Idea and Innovativeness

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