Hackster for business

The biggest names in tech partner with Hackster.io because we are one of the largest and most trusted hardware developer communities in the world.

Our Expertise

What can we do for you?

Marketing and Advertising

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Engaging Content Creation

Our team of creators and network of community contributors set the bar high for content that always puts the developer first. The result? Authentic, relatable, and informative content that your audiences WANT to see in a variety of formats including project tutorials, deep dives, videos, article series, demos, unboxings, white papers, and more.

Targeting Advertising

We keep our eyes on the prize — getting eyes on your ads. Each ad campaign is optimized based on personas, regions, or topics and placed in premium Hackster-owned properties and channels.

Hackster News

Hackster News is a go-to source for hardware news, from the biggest launches to niche happenings in the industry with more than 550,000 monthly readers. Our writing staff is made up of technical contributors across a spectrum of specialties who generate articles that are not only read by our audience but also reach and are picked up by peer publications.

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Engineering Contest

Want to increase technology adoption, drive customer expansion, and build a rich user-generated project collection? Hackster contests enable you to reach a global community, get direct feedback from engineers about your product, and activate that community of engineers to generate content that include a creative, well-documented, and high-quality showcase of your product.

We know contests like the back of our hands, and we also know how complicated they can be to manage. Hackster's SaaS contest tool and suite of services help take the complexity out of running contests for our partners while providing a smooth experience and interface for participants.

Industry-Leading SaaS Contest Tool

  • Intuitive interface
  • Customizable contest landing page
  • Judging/entries management
  • Live analytics dashboard
  • Discussion and announcement board
  • Easy-to-use project builder for participants
  • Automated email reminders to participants
  • Project submissions gallery that automatically syncs to your branded channel
  • Integrated hardware application form
  • Automatic badges for winning entrants' profiles and projects

Scalable Services for Every Level of Design Contest

  • Dedicated project manager
  • Contest marketing and promotion
  • Hardware applications facilitation
  • Global hardware/prize distribution
  • Technical webinar/workshop or office hours facilitation
  • …and more!

Get Inspired by These Cool Example Contests

Branded Channels

Platform and Community Hubs are the quickest and most effective way to begin engaging the global Hackster community around products or shared interests within your own branded space. Post announcements, tutorials from your team, engineering resources, or any other content of your choosing. Think of a hub as your dedicated page on Hackster.io. The best part? Hubs are 100% free and 100% self-managed. There's no need to go through a Hackster admin to promote your latest content or directly engage with developers.

Hub Features and Capabilities:

  • Home tab with customizable sections to highlight content
  • Discussion board
  • Products catalog
  • Project gallery
  • Intuitive admin interface

Why Start a Hub?

  • Create a branded channel for your platform or interest group
  • Connect with your users and members
  • Grow your follower base
  • Gain insights on what developers are doing with your products
Virtual Event Hosting

Host your next event with Hackster to expand your guest list and make logistics a breeze! You bring the content and speakers; we'll invite all our friends (and a few new faces too) to the party, create a relaxed and engaging atmosphere, and do all the heavy lifting.

What Types of Events Can Hackster Host?

  • Webinars
  • Half-day workshops
  • Single or multi-day seminars

Turn-key Event Logistics

  • Dedicated project manager
  • Online virtual hosting
  • Event moderator
  • Custom landing page
  • Lead capture form
  • Registration management and email reminders
  • Recorded sessions
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Post-event reporting
  • Completion certificates for participants
Bespoke Developer Engagement Programs

We craft bespoke developer engagement programs to fit your specific business goals — whether it be brand awareness, product training, collect feedback, or to understand developer preferences. Our programs are constructed by taking your audience and goals and adding in our expertise and out of the box engagement tactics in order to create a customized experience for you and your community.

Why consider a bespoke program?

Developer engagement isn't something that happens overnight. We design our programs to be interactive and run anywhere from 3-9+ months, allowing community members to become fully immersed with our partners' brand and products, while enabling our partners to gain deeper insights from participants.

Examples of Past and Current Developer Engagement Programs:

Our Community Members

Real users, real customers, real engagement.

Our Partners

Who we work with

Our partners, ranging from industry leaders to startups, fuel our collaborative ecosystem. Together, we drive innovation, share knowledge, and contribute to the ever-evolving tech landscape. Join us in shaping the future of technology.