RDV Hacks

August 6th - August 7th. Over 24 hours of in-person hacking in New York City. Open to all current students based in NYC this summer. Come build with RDV!

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RDV Hacks is a completely free, in-person hackathon in NYC.

By teaming up with other student hackers and the founders participating in RDV University, you'll get to build products, ideas, and tech alongside other aspiring coders, builders, and entrepreneurs. Join us for over 24 hours of innovation, sprints, and fun! Open to all current students based in New York City this summer. Sign up now to enter raffles for the prizes below, only available to early registrants and referrers. Registrants are eligible for more than one prize, and are only eligible for prizes if they attend the hackathon. Early registrants and referrers will also receive access to free events leading up to the hackathon in August!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can capture and collect emails directly within email lists with no extra cost, or integrate with MailChimp.

In order to participate, you must be a current student based in New York City. High school students are eligible to participate! All attendees will also be asked to register through our Devpost prior to the event.

Nope! This hackathon is open to students with all levels of coding ability. We'll also be hosting workshops to help you learn more about CS.

This is a team event! After the opening ceremony, we will have a theme introduction and group creating session to help form teams.

Yes! Prizes can be found on our Devpost. All participants will also receive swag. Raffle prizes will also be made available.

The full schedule for the hackathon will be released in early July. The hackathon will last from the morning of August 6th until the end of the day, August 7th!

Food will be provided!

9:00 AM Check-in and breakfast. 10:00 AM Opening ceremony! 10:30 AM Team forming and icebreakers. 11:00 AM Hacking begins! 11:30 AM Livecoding with Mike Swift. 12:00 PM Lunch and Fireside Chat with Jad Esber, CEO and Founder of Koodos 2:00 PM Wireframing Workshop 3:00 PM Build a Sneakerbot 4:00 PM Interview rooms open. 6:00 PM Dinner 7:00 PM Gaming Tourney 9:00 PM Nap Rooms Open 10:00 PM Movie Screening 12:00 AM Midnight Snack

9:00 AM Breakfast and coffee. 10:00 AM Echo 3D Workshop. 12:00 PM Lunch and Fireside Chat with Reggie James, Founder+ CEO @ Eternal 3:00 PM How to Present, Use Devpost, etc. 4:00 PM Project submissions due and hacking ends. Judging begins (expo style)! 5:00 PM MLH Slideshow Karaoke 6:00 PM Dinner and movie screening. 7:30 PM Closing Ceremony!

2022 Featured Speakers

Jad Esber
Co-Founder & CEO @ Koodos

Reggie James
Founder+ CEO @ Eternal

Come build with RDV!

Welcome to any and ALL students in NYC to join us on August 6-7! Free food, swag, and fun activities provided :)

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