Hackster Contests

Turnkey solution from the industry's best contest engine

There's no better way to introduce your hardware to engineers. Sponsor a design contest, get people engaged with your technology, and grow your following with real creativity. Better yet, enjoy the great projects and inventive ideas that your challenge will yield.

What's Included

Custom Branding

Our designers work with you to craft a stunning custom page that captures the unique spirit of your contest.

Metrics and Goal Setting

Hackster sets you up for success by devising a strategy to develop, monitor, and analyze the key metrics of your contest.

Project Management

You'll have the dedicated support of one of our experienced project managers to help you with everything from contest preparation to execution.

Dedicated Marketing Campaign

Our dedicated marketing campaigns have uncanny accuracy in addressing the right audience for your product.

Project Submission and Moderation Engine

See contest submissions, review ideas, and receive feedback, all in one place.

Prize Fulfillment

Hackster can take care of the procurement and shipping logistics for all contest winners.

Contest Packages

Partner Contests

Community Contests

  • Full-service model
  • Dedicated project manager
  • Custom page design
  • Active marketing services
  • News article
  • Hardware warehouse storage and shipping
  • Live analytics dashboard and final performance report
  • Phone and online support


Project Submissions


Contest Participants

Winning Contest Entries


Community Contest
Partner Contest

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