October 2018 Hackathon Recap

by Craig Cannon10/8/2018

Last weekend we hosted a hackathon for 250 people who made over 80 projects.

We were joined by judges Michael Seibel, Kat Manalac, Kevin Hale, Steven Pham, Ryan Petersen, Diana Hu, Christina Cacioppo, and Tejas Viswanath.

Two teams won YC interviews and office hours:
Evergreen – Mint for startups – Anuj Verma and Mohammad El Mahallway
SquadUp – Shared subscription services – Vahid Eyorokon, Ben Obringer, Sravya Kondrakunta, and Sampath Gogineni

Three teams won office hours:
All_ebt – Spend food stamps online – Eli Calderón Morin, Luis Diaz Jimenez, Amir Yousserffi, Solomon Wu, and Ruby Gilliuen
Dorhami – Airbnb for game nights – Moe Basij and Mehrad Khalesi
Kalshi – Opinion gathering platform – Tarek Mansour, Luana Lopes Lara, and Duncan Cock Foster

Thanks to everyone that participated. Below are some photos from the finals. We hope to see you at another hackathon!


  • Craig Cannon

    Craig is the Director of Content at YC.