The Hackathon Canvas – a free resource to organize your hackathon

Hackathons get more and more popular. Unfortunately, a lot of organizers face difficulties when preparing their event. The free Hackathon Canvas has been designed to make the preparation simpler.

In 30 minutes, organizers can challenge their event to save time and energy, and maximize the added value of the event.

Avoid typical pitfalls

The Hackathon Canvas is a visual tool like the Business Model Canvas or Project Canvas. You can print it and use it with sticky notes.

Using the canvas, you can prepare or challenge an event in 30 minutes, share your vision, design your strategy, improve your hackathon, and make a creative event.

7 simple blocks

The 7 blocks help you to cover the main topics to organize your hackathon:

  • Hackathon Goals
  • Hackathon Type
  • Key Results
  • Attendees
  • Attendees’ Value Proposition
  • Key Partners
  • Key Resources

Each block contains the right questions and real examples to guide you. In 30 minutes, you structure the concept of your hackathon, define your action plan and prepare a fantastic event.

Download the Hackathon Canvas

This canvas is under Creative Common license. It’s free and open for everyone.
Any organizing team can use it for any kind of event like company, private or public events.

Download the Hackathon Canvas