To come to this event, register on General Assembly

Can you help someone find their dream, future, or next job?
Got a concept HR would love?
Have an awesome idea you can’t wait to share?

ZipRecruiter is hosting its first-ever Hackathon, and we want to see what great minds can build when they come together to compete for some amazing prizes.

Calling all programmers, designers, project managers, and more...sign up today!


  • A space to collaborate with some of the best and brightest in Los Angeles
  • Access to ZipRecruiter Software Engineers
  • Data and APIs related to jobs
  • Food and drink
  • Swag
  • $20,000+ in prizes


Please note: participants must be present for both days.

Saturday May 6:

  • 8am: Doors open
  • 10am: Breakfast, pitch ideas and form teams
  • 11am: Hackathon begins
  • 1pm: Catered lunch
  • 5pm: Catered dinner
  • 7pm: Reception
  • 9pm: Doors Close

Sunday May 7:

  • 9am: Catered breakfast
  • 12:30pm: Catered lunch
  • 2:30pm: Submit presentations online
  • 2:45pm: Judging & happy hour begin
  • 5pm: Winners Announced/Award Ceremony
  • 7pm: Doors close


Participants must be at least 18 years of age. You may come as an individual or with a team you've organized ahead of time.

Hackathon Sponsors


$18,000 in prizes

Best Jobs Related Hack

Best job related product (anything that helps job seekers find one another)

Best HR Hack

Best product solving a HR need (ie. onboarding, termination, stock options, documentations etc.)

Most Viable Product (Most popular)

What has the greatest chance of success in the market.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

To come to this event, register on General Assembly

Submissions will be uploaded to Devpost. Don't forget to include a links or upload your project and your pitch deck.


Ian Siegel

Ian Siegel
CEO / ZipRecruiter

Jeff Zwelling

Jeff Zwelling
COO / ZipRecruiter

Craig Ogg

Craig Ogg
CTO / ZipRecruiter

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    How unique is your idea?
  • Difficulty
    How technically impressive is the product?
  • Execution
    How functional is your product?
  • Business Model
    Is there a viable business model attached to the idea?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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