For the first time in the UK, two King's College London societies team up to provide an Inter-University hackathon open to undergraduates across the country. Are you ready to trade your sleep and create something awesome?


Anyone registered to HackKing's can enter

Team Sizes: Max 4 people

Projects must be completed during HackKing's



  • A link to your app
  • At least 2 screenshots of your app
  • The platform / category it falls under. (Game for iOS)

Hackathon Sponsors


£45,100 in prizes

Top 3 Ideas (3)

The top three ideas will get a chance to pitch their ideas to investors, and the best of those will receive a £15,000 investment! Steer is also going to be offering free mentoring for all three teams!

Grand Prize Winners

Get your team selected for Skype interviews with Codecademy. You can't put a price on this one.

Best Watch Hack

Everyone on the team gets a brand new Pebble!

Best use of JUST EAT API

A £100 voucher on

Onfido Prize

Get an office space in Central London to continue working on your idea! Sponsored by Onfider.

SendGrid Award (2)

The best use of SendGrid's API get a wireless bluetooth speaker for each team member!

Best Design

TreeHouse Gold subscriptions and LiveCode subscriptions.

Best Comedy Hack

TreeHouse Silver subscriptions for everyone in the team.

Novoda Prize

Use of Novoda's open source API's get 0.5 BTC for the team!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

To create a HackKing's entry, you must register on this site by hitting the yellow "Register" button above and then confirming your registration on the subsequent page. After that, you'll be able to submit your entry.


Saul Klein

Saul Klein
Investor, Index Ventures

Gerard Grech

Gerard Grech
CEO, TechCity

Peter O'Hearn

Peter O'Hearn
Software Engineer, Facebook

Amelia Humfress

Amelia Humfress

Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford
CEO, Student Upstarts

Steve Penna

Steve Penna

Judging Criteria

  • TBC
  • Design - 20%
  • Originality/Creativity - 40%
  • Technical Skill - 30%
  • Presentation Skill - 10%

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