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Entrepreneurial hackathons are generally perceived to foster the creation of new startups, support networking, and acquire entrepreneurial skills. Current research work about entrepreneurial hackathons focuses on reporting the perceived benefits of the participants. However, little is known about why startup founders initially participate in hackat...
Hackathons are time-bounded events where participants gather in teams to develop projects that interest them. Such events have been adopted in various domains to generate innovative solutions, foster learning, build and expand communities and to tackle civic and ecological issues. While research interest has also grown subsequently, most studies fo...
Hackathons and similar time-bounded events have become a global phenomenon. Their proliferation in various domains and their usefulness for a variety of goals has subsequently led to the emergence of different formats. While there are a multitude of guidelines available on how to prepare and run a hackathon, most of them focus on a particular forma...
This document contains all references that were identified during the systematic literature presented in the paper “What do we know about hackathon outcomes and how to support them? – A systematic literature review” by Maria Angelica Medina Angarita and Alexander Nolte at CollabTech 2020. Please refer to the aforementioned document for a detailed d...
Companies need to become more environmentally conscious in their actions and business-based operations. In developed countries, there is an increased pressure towards this direction enforced by legal requirements. Moreover, a notion of sustainability is more and more perceived as a business advantage and as part of a successful company’s business m...
Time-bounded events such as hackathons have become increasingly popular in recent years. During these events participants typically form teams, exercise fast prototype development, challenge themselves to innovate, practice new skills, collaborate with diverse team members, and compete against other teams. Hackathon organizers have a certain vision...
Starting out as student coding events, hackathons have become a global phenomenon promising to drive entrepreneurship, corporate innovation, civic engagement and more. The goal of this project is to bring us closer to fulfilling these promises by identifying potential outcomes of hackathons and fostering their sustainability over time. Findings will support organizers, participants and mentors to prepare for, conduct and follow-up on hackathons to reach their goals.