TechCrunch Hackathon

Join the Visa Challenge at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon

June 5th - August 2nd

We are looking for a gamechanger - a new, creative way to improve the payment experience for anyone, anywhere.

Join the #VisaDevSquad:

Here's Your Challenge:

Help Visa reshape commerce and accelerate digital payment acceptance. Build an app that enhances the customer journey and helps provide seamless, secure payment experiences. Consider Visa’s unique payment network data to drive your innovation.  

 

In this digital age, consumers expect seamless experiences personalized to their needs. Point of sale is no longer a destination—it's wherever and whenever the customer wants it. 

 

Think about one of the use cases below or create your own to build a solution.

Replace Cash

Replace cash with Visa digital solutions to create a more secure way to pay.

Data

Leverage data to create value for our businesses, consumers and stakeholders.

Small business

Build tools to help Small Businesses better manage finances.

B2B

Create solutions to enable business-to-business payments using virtual accounts.

We encourage exploring integrations of Visa APIs with other solutions and capabilities. Read the full challenge and rules here.

You Could Win...

1st Place

Visa pre-paid card icon
$8,000
Visa pre-paid card (one per team)
  • Innovator Passes to Disrupt SF (one per team member, 5 max)
  • Publicity through Visa’s digital communication channels
2nd Place
Visa pre-paid card icon
$5,000
Visa pre-paid card (one per team)
  • Innovator Passes to Disrupt SF (one per team member, 5 max)
  • Publicity through Visa’s digital communication channels
3rd Place
Visa pre-paid card icon
Oculus Rift
One device per team member (max 5)
  • Publicity through Visa’s digital communication channels
And don't forget, you also compete for a share of the overall TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon prize pool:
$246,150

Timeline

Visa hackathon timeline

We're Here to Help

From geo-location based capabilities to real-time alerts to tokenization, the Visa Developer Platform can provide direct access to a growing number of APIs, tools and support that could help you start building easier, faster and more secure ways to power commerce.

Office Hours Sign-ups Start July 2

Get one-on-one time with our team. Link to schedule time below.

Visa Developer Webinar: July 12

Walk through creating a project and get started with our APIs in a tutorial with Visa’s developers.

Other API Support

Want more API-specific help? Check out our various resources below.

Ready to get started? Join the #VisaDevSquad

Questions?

visadeveloper@visa.com

Check out @VisaDeveloper for ongoing details on the hackathon and join the #VisaDevSquad