Where entrepreneurship meets technology

MAHacks is a bi-annual hackathon in Boston, run for high schoolers, by high schoolers. We believe in sustainable, long-term projects that solve community problems. We want your hacks to grow beyond our events and create real impact, and we'll help you get there.

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Prizes

$9,010 in prizes

1st Place Overall

For Each Team Member:
1. Favored Admission in the 2018 MIT Beaverworks Summer Institute Program
2. $1000 Tuition Award to QuarterZero
3. Kindle Fire

2nd Place Overall

For Each Team Member:
1. Favored Admission in the 2018 MIT Beaverworks Summer Institute Program
2. Syma Quadcopter w/ HD Camera

3rd Place Overall

For Each Team Member:
1. Favored Admission into the 2018 MIT Beaverworks Summer Institute Program
3. Amazon Echo Dot

Best Beginner Hack

Best .tech Hack

For the Entire Team:
$150 Amazon Gift Vouchers

Project must be submitted on a .TECH domain

Most Entrepreneurial

For Each Team Member:
1. $1000 Tuition Award to QuarterZero
2. Sit Down Meeting with Local Entrepreneur

Medical Track Prize

SPRINT Session with the Innovation & Digital Health Accelerator at Boston Children's Hospital

Education Track Prize

Long-Term Mentorship With an Expert in the Education Field

Eligibility

High school students (middle school students are allowed on a case-by-case basis)

Individuals or teams (2-4 members)

How to enter

Register at my.mahacks.com!

Judges

Vicky Wu Davis

Vicky Wu Davis
Youth CITIES

Kate Donovan

Kate Donovan
Boston Children's Hospital

Michael Cassidy

Michael Cassidy
TERC

Andrew Fishberg

Andrew Fishberg
MIT Beaverworks

Judging Criteria

  • Technology + Entrepreneurship
    Have a mix of technical skill and entrepreneurial foresight. More to come.