The Disrupt SF Hackathon Has Begun

The hackathon at Disrupt SF just kicked off, and the tables at Pier 48 (Disrupt’s new, bigger home) are already full of busy coders.

Teams have a little less than 24 hours to build some cool products and prototypes, which they’ll present tomorrow morning, competing for a variety of prizes for judges who will be rating all of the presentations.

Before we started letting people in, Jordan Crook and I interviewed some of the teams waiting outside. As you can see in the video above, they’d traveled from as far away as Berlin, and they offered a variety of strategies on how they might win.

Tickets to Disrupt SF are still available and can be purchased here.

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We’d like to take a moment to briefly cover the rules for criteria needed to advance and earn two tickets to Disrupt SF.

1) Your team will need to earn a 3 or above from the judges

2) Each judge will rate each team on a scale of 1-5 and ratings are then averaged to get the score

3) Teams that advance will be given two tickets in total per team to Disrupt SF

4) Each team will need to nominate the two individuals that will receive Disrupt tickets ahead of the hack presentations on Challenge Post

Individuals eligible for Disrupt tickets will receive a code via email and can register here.

*Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that 75 tickets would be given away as prizes. We have updated the story to reflect the full rules above.