LOCATED IN THE HEART OF EUROPE


For two days, the 4th edition of START Hack will turn St. Gallen into one of Europe’s technology hotspot. As the most entrepreneurial Hackathon in Europe we want to encourage you to challenge your thinking with an entrepreneurial mindset. As one of 400 participants you can indulge in 35 hours of coding on one of 8 supercalifragilisticexpialidocious cases. Challenge yourself, make new furry friends and get ready for the best hackathon experience yet!

  • 400 PARTICIPANTS

  • 35 HOURS OF CODING

  • 8 CASES

LOCATED IN THE
HEART OF EUROPE

For two days we will turn St. Gallen into one of Europe’s technology hotspots.

TECHNOLOGICAL FOCUS


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the design and use of programs and systems that exhibit human intelligence. Specialized and generalised AI is taking over all kinds of tasks, ranging from predicting occurrences to question answering.

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY (AR & VR)

Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR & VR) are visual computer simulations that are displayed to viewers for entertaining, educational, medical or marketing purposes. VR creates an immersive digital reality, whereas AR displays digital layers on top of the real world.

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

The blockchain technology enables decentralised and immutable recordkeeping of information that facilitates the process of recording changes in a network. Public and private blockchains offer an alternative to traditional intermediaries for making transactions of any kind.

INTERNET OF
THINGS (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects all kinds of devices to the internet and to each other. It enables applications ranging from smart homes to the fourth industrial revolution and is mainly empowered by various smart devices.

In times of fake-news and manipulation, SRF challenged the coders to develop a prototype which verifies social sources.

Volvo challenged the programmers to use our focus technologies combined with gamification to create a new way of car sharing.

TECHNOLOGY BEYOND BORDERS

350 PARTICIPANTS

EXCITING CHALLENGES

35HRS OF HACKING

 

LET’S MEET AT EUROPE’S MOST ENTREPRENEURIAL HACKATHON!

 
 

BE WHERE INNOVATION HAPPENS

START Hack is an anually organized hackathon in St. Gallen, Switzerland. More than 350 hackers from all over the world get together to work on a challenge or their own project.