Build first. Talk later.

Building a better tech ecosystem through hackathons.

Youth Winter Design Challenge: Dec. 10


What is GlobalHack?

GlobalHack is building a better tech ecosystem through software competitions. Our events bring together developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and technologists to build innovative software solutions that solve real-world problems.

Building the next generation of tech talent.

GlobalHack gives students hands-on experiences around computer science. We get students excited about computer programming by showing them how fun, creative, and empowering coding can be.

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Build first. Talk later.

GlobalHack hackathons bring together engineers, developers, UI/UX designers, entrepreneurs, and technologists for weekend-long software competitions. Small teams across youth, college, and pro divisions work around the clock to build innovative software solutions that solve real-world problems.

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Support Our Work

Help us build a better tech community here in St. Louis. It is through generous donations from individuals, foundations, and corporations that GlobalHack can deliver quality programs for our participants.

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Hacking our way to a better future.

Our world has no shortage of real problems to solve that affect our everyday lives and those of future generations. These large-scale issues span across cities, industries, time zones, and cultures. We believe technology can play a critical role in a building a better future by bringing smart, talented, people together to solve the world’s most pressing problems.

At GlobalHack VI, you’ll get to work on one of these problems. Whether it’s making bus routes more efficient, food distribution more effective, or governments more transparent, we’ll introduce the selected project during our Opening Ceremony on Friday, October 21. Selected participants will have an opportunity to work with us to ensure the top prototypes developed are implemented.

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