SAS Hackathon harnesses technology to solve real-world challenges

By Press Release 9 March 2022

The SAS 2022 Hackathon launched and got underway last week, where the South African Hackathon team of eight members have taken their place alongside 69 others worldwide in identifying a real-world problem that can be overcome... FULL STORY >


GirlCode set to host hackathon in celebration of International Women

By Staff Writer 4 March 2022

GirlCode has joined forces with AWS, Mint Group, TakeALot, DVT and Lenovo to host an all-female hackathon in celebration of International Women’s Day under the theme: ‘Break the Bias’. FULL STORY >


AfricArena and Ozow launch Hackathon challenge

By Staff Writer 30 October 2020

Ozow has teamed up with AfricArena to launch a Hackathon Challenge across South Africa, with entrants standing a chance to win R100 000. FULL STORY >


Microsoft announces the best technology-based solutions to tackle gender-based violence

By Staff Writer 27 October 2020

Some seriously bright minds are lending their talents to the fight against the scourge of Gender Based Violence, with Microsoft revealing the winning tech solution emerging from its Safe@Home Hackathon. FULL STORY >


Microsoft launches hackathon to tackle gender-based violence

By Staff Writer 11 August 2020

Microsoft South Africa, together with leading gender-based violence NPO partners, 1000 Women Trust and TEARS Foundation, have launched the Safe@Home Hackathon to address gender-based violence in South Africa. FULL STORY >


Microsoft Hackathon puts using AI for good into practise

By Ryan Noik 18 December 2018

Microsoft rounded off the year by holding a two day hackathon at its offices in Bryanston, showing how artificial intelligence be used in apps to address social issues. FULL STORY >


WeThinkCode_ and OYA Venture hosts global She Loves Tech Hackathon

By Press Release 6 July 2018

Leading coding school WeThinkCode_ and female entrepreneur network OYA Venture are bringing the world’s largest startup competition, focusing on women and technology, to South Africa. FULL STORY >


Girlcode announces dates for largest female Hackathon, GirlCodeHack

By Press Release 26 June 2018

GirlCode, a social enterprise that aims to empower young girls and women through technology, will be hosting its fifth annual GirlCodeHack from 3 – 5 August 2018. FULL STORY >


Cape Town hosts first ever Blockchain Symposium

By Ryan Noik 5 February 2018

Cape Town recently hosted the continent’s largest blockchain hackathon, as well as the city’s first ever Blockchain Symposium. FULL STORY >


Disrupt the law: Global Legal Hackathon coming to Johannesburg in February

By Press Release 1 February 2018

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is pleased to announce that it is bringing the prestigious event for legal and justice innovators, Global Legal Hackathon (globallegalhackathon.com), to South Africa for... FULL STORY >


GirlCode launches workshop series ahead of GirlCode Hackathon 2017

By Ryan Noik 27 January 2017

GirlCode has announced that it will introduce a GirlCode Hackathon Workshop Series for 2017. FULL STORY >


Winners of #BreakMakeCreate15 Hackathon

By Staff Writer 10 September 2015

Hellocomputer has announced the winners of this weekend’s Break.Make.Create.hackathon (#BreakMakeCreate15) held in Johannesburg over the weekend. FULL STORY >


R150, 000 prize up for grabs for the first ever 72-hour women’s hackathon winner and technology conference

By Staff Writer 24 August 2015

The Cortex Hub, an East London based ICT business incubator will be hosting South Africa’s first ever 72-hour women’s hackathon and technology conference. FULL STORY >


SA Innovation Summit Hackathon - Help us find solutions to early learning challenges

By Staff Writer 30 July 2015

To add to the already exciting lineup of the SA Innovation Summit, we are hosting a 24-hour hackathon from 15:00 on Friday, 28 August 2015 to 15:00 on Saturday, 29 August 2015 at the Cape Town Stadium in Green... FULL STORY >


Hacking Health hackathon heading to Cape Town

By Staff Writer 14 January 2014

UCT will host the Hacking Health 2014 healthcare innovation hackathon in Cape Town on 24 & 25 January 2014. FULL STORY >

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