Neighbors helping neighbors. TimeBanco is a platform that allows neighbors to give their time and then use time credits (utility coin) to get the help of their neighbors who are also using their service. This hackathon is being run by student organizers of the Minority Programmers, an international network of developers teaming together to combat humanitarian issues. TimeBanco is a project of the Minority Programmers aiming to revolutionize the non-profit sector with cutting edge technology. 


Specific hackathon challenge to be announced later!


  • Teams of 1-5 (minimum age of 13)
  • Anyone from around the world can enter

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$1,050 in prizes

Most Technically Complex

Awarded in TimeBanks

Grand Prize Winner

Best overall project, no one project can win multiple prizes

Awarded in TimeBanks

Best Understanding of TimeBanco Platform

Showing comprehensive knowledge of TimeBanco platform, its flaws, the use of its API, etc
Awarded in TimeBanks

Kindness Award

This is given to the team that shows that they were thinking the most kindest and the most positivity vibes.

Awarded in TimeBanks

Best Pitch Video

This is given to best pitch video, most well produced etc.

Awarded in TimeBanks

Job Interview for TimeBanco Developer Position

An interview for TimeBanco Software Engineer role with TimeBanco CEO and CTO. Must be 18+

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Maxim Kuznetsov

Maxim Kuznetsov
Python Backend Developer

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity: Quality of Features
    Are your features meaningful and add to the overall quality of the product?
  • Technical Complexity: Comprehensive Project
    Does your solution have comprehensive features or does it look like you just put something together? Could your solution add to the TimeBanco platform or does it use the TimeBanco API in mulitple ways?
  • Technical Complexity: Efficiency
    Is your code efficient? Do you use efficient algorithms?
  • Practicality: Accessibility
    Will your help communities most in need? Mobile?
  • Practicality: Effectiveness
    Does your solution solve a problem lacking in TimeBanco's platform, issues in the non-profit sector, or utility tokens in general?
  • Practicality: Portability and Usability
    Is your code easy to run and works on multiple systems?
  • Presentation of Product: UI Design
    Does your application look visually clean across different size devices? Mobile-first design?
  • Presentation of Product: UX
    Is your application's user experience intuitive and is the current state clear or does the user have to make assumptions about what your application does?
  • Code Cleanliness
    Is your code easy to understand? Does it have clear comments that are not cluttered and have a purpose for explaining your code?
  • Originality of Work
    Is your idea novel? Do you not plagiarize and properly credit others for their contribution?
  • Creativity
    Does your product do something that absolutely blows the mind of the judges? Wildcard criteria.

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