The SharkHack team together with Simmons University is hosting SharkHack 2021! Develop innovative applications and programs with your fellow hackers. This event welcomes both beginner and advanced hackers.

Full event details here.


Anyone currently enrolled in a university/college program with a valid .edu email address

~ teams should be no more than 4 people


Make sure to sign up on our website and check in to SharkHack to be eligible for prizes.

Hackathon Sponsors


$3,300 in prizes

Best Graduate Hack

Etsy E-gift card

Best Failed Hack

Amazon E-gift Card & Fairy Lights

Best Video Game Concept

Quadcopter Drone

Best UI/UX Hack

HyperX Cloud Wireless Headphones

Best Self-Care Hack

Snuggie, Face Masks, Coloring Books & Colored Pencils

Data Challenge

Puzzle & Vegan-Friendly Hot Chocolate Bundle

Best Community Hack

Keurig Essentials Bundle

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Bill Ladd

Bill Ladd
Recorded Future



Laney Strange

Laney Strange
Associate Teaching Professor, Northeastern University

Lauren Provost

Lauren Provost
Assistant Professor, Simmons University

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    What makes your project unique?
  • Design
    How does your project look? How is the user experience?
  • Passion
    You should be excited about your project so that we can be excited as well!
  • Quality of Implementation
    How did you make the most of the time limit?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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Hackathon sponsors

Mega-Bite Sponsors
Kilo-Bite Sponsors
Bite Sponsors
In-Kind Sponsors

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