12 hours of hacking at Canada's largest startup

On December 2nd 2017, we are hosting MLH Local Hack Day at Shopify's Toronto Office. What better place to flex your innovation skills than at the office of Canada's leading e-commerce company? The 12-hour hackathon will be filled with food, fun, prizes, and speakers! 

Whether you're a seasoned hackathon veteran or have never been to a hackathon before, MLH Local Hack Day is the best way to kick off the 2018 MLH Hackathon Season.

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Judges

Ahmad Nassri

Ahmad Nassri
TELUS Digital

Aditya Chugh

Aditya Chugh
TEAM.STUDY

Jay V

Jay V
SEED

Sophia Glisch

Sophia Glisch
99point9

Jason Etcovitch

Jason Etcovitch
GitHub

Christopher Marlow

Christopher Marlow
Shopify

Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor
Shopify

Judging Criteria

  • Functionality
    Does it work? Is it working effectively? Does it carry out its purpose?
  • Design
    How pretty is it? How easy is it to use? Is it modern?
  • Creativity
    Is the idea original? Does it solve a problem?
  • Viability
    Is the hack viable? Would you use it?
  • Pitch
    Overall impression of hack and pitch? Did the presenters keep you engaged? Any visuals or demos?
  • Accessibility
    Does it encompass all types of users? Does it cohere with the guidelines stated in the Shopify Usability presentation?