Hacking Good Toronto is a hackathon challenging participants (high-school and post-secondary students) to use digital skills and tools to create innovative solutions in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal #4. Our vision is a world where young people feel equipped and empowered to tackle the world's greatest social challenges through the power of technology. The event is powered by Pledges for Change and Cisco Canada.


Participants: Individuals between 13-23 years of age. 

Team Size: 3-4 members


Please submit any prototypes you've designed/created during the hackathon that you'd like to demo during the pitch session. 

Hackathon Sponsors


$900 in prizes

1st Place - EduTech Track


2nd Place - EduTech Track


3rd Place - EduTech Track


Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Julia Deans

Julia Deans
CEO, Futurpreneur Canada

Claudio Rojas

Claudio Rojas
Director, Hurt Capital

Alexander Bezzina

Alexander Bezzina
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Government of Ontario

Andrea Niles-Day

Andrea Niles-Day
Director, Project Governance and Performance Management, RBC Capital Markets

Judging Criteria

  • Addresses Challenge
    How well does your solution address this year's challenge? Have you fully understood the problems that need to be addressed, and has that been reflected in your idea?
  • Innovativeness
    How unique is your idea? Have you created a solution that is out-of-the-box?

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