YC Hacks Recap

by Y Combinator8/6/2014

Thanks to everyone who participated in YC’s first hackathon. We saw so many incredible things built in just over 24 hours. 

You can see the full list of hacks submitted on ChallengePost, or as voted on by the Product Hunt community here.

Congrats to the top three teams:

Athelas: Blood imaging and analysis from your smartphone. 

Nunchuck.js: A library for fast multi-device data synchronization through the browser.

Vrniture: IKEA from the comfort of your own home. 
If you’d like to relive the weekend, you can revisit the liveblog on Forbes or check out these photos by Nico Garcia.
Below are some shots we took throughout the weekend. Thank you to Michael Levy and Sophia Dycaico for many of the photos and captions.

The Xavier Team

Team 254, the Bellarmine robotics team and their t-shirt cannon

Erik Herschend from Make Games With Us

Pebble’s Katherine McAuliffe

The team from Reaction App: Rachel Kroft and Josh Benjamin

Mark Nadal and Darius Bacon of Sonic

HelloWorld’s Ernestine Fu and Jeff Himmelman

The Roost team’s Flower Pot Meat Smoker 

YC’s Alexis Ohanian and Yuri Sagalov try out Thalmic Myos 

The Expo

Tal Ben Yakar from Wine Me!

Edwin Zhang of Nunchuck.js

Nathan Broadbent of Jugglr

William Chen of Sonic Locator

Katrina DeVaney of BakeLoves

Alec Heifetz and Harini Kannan of StreetSmart

Angel Say and Alex Kern of Vrniture 

Tiffany Zhong of Dash

Jerry Liu of ThisorThat

Sam Altman playing a game built by MGWU students Mitch Malinin, Justin Matsnev & Yahya Bouhlel.

Photo by Nicolai Safai
Finbarr Taylor and Karen X. Cheng of Awesome Baby Name


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