Belgium’s most epic student hackathon

WhatTheHack is an Belgium's most epic student hackathon. 250 students will come together to develop a product in just 24 hours. They will work in teams of up to 5 students on one of our six big challenges.

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Prizes

6,000 in prizes

Cash prize + incubation program

Audience award

Coolblue voucher + CEO wildcard interview

Challenge winner (6)

Raspberry Pi/Chromecast

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

Please link your repository (or upload your code) and upload your presentation.

Judges

Kenny Van Minsel

Kenny Van Minsel
President - LOKO

Jesse Hoobergs

Jesse Hoobergs
President - Quivr

Guy Gelaude

Guy Gelaude
Partner Lead - Google Marketing Platform

Thomas Baerten

Thomas Baerten
Expert in digital communication - Stad Bilzen

Frank De Saer

Frank De Saer
CEO - Atrias

Stefan Costeur

Stefan Costeur
Digital Sales and Marketing Manager - NMBS

Gregory Wuurman

Gregory Wuurman
Digital Customer Experience Manager - NMBS

Leen Tyrions

Leen Tyrions
Advisor, tourism and citymarketing - Leuven

Tim Guily

Tim Guily
Policy Advisor - Leuven

An Van Peteghem

An Van Peteghem
Head of Solution Delivery - De Lijn

Heino Schaght

Heino Schaght
Innovation Coach - Mediahuis

Jonas Keersmaekers

Jonas Keersmaekers
Product Manager Marketing Entertainment - Telenet

Sven Munaron

Sven Munaron
IT Delivery Manager Video - De Persgroep

Maarten Verwaest

Maarten Verwaest
Founder and CEO - Limecraft

Marijke Celis

Marijke Celis
Manager Digitaal Productiecentrum - VRT

Pieter Maes

Pieter Maes
Creative Account - De Mensen

Serge Haubourdin

Serge Haubourdin
Associate Professor - IE University

Jean-Sébastien Struyf

Jean-Sébastien Struyf
Consultant and Entrepreneur in Life Sciences + CEO - Advelox

Roel De Spiegeleer

Roel De Spiegeleer
IT Service Delivery Manager - CM

Simon De Greef

Simon De Greef
Enterprise Architect - imec

Ides Ticket

Ides Ticket
Founder - Business Markers

Ronald Kenens

Ronald Kenens
Director Mail Sorting - bpost

Peter Croughs

Peter Croughs
Business/Startup & Fintech liaison | Innovation watcher - KBC

Pascal Cuppens

Pascal Cuppens
Head of the Surf Studio KBC Group Innovation Ecosystem - KBC

Birgitta Brys

Birgitta Brys
Chief Operating Officer Benelux - Worldline

Davy Haesen

Davy Haesen
CIO - SBB

Judging Criteria

  • Quality of prototype
  • Quality of pitch
  • Problem-solution fit
  • Innovativeness