On August 20th, join us for a weekend hackathon at Wealthsimple! We will be bringing you the hottest event to dive into splashing ideas, chill with the brightest tech minds of Toronto, and connect with top companies in the city.

Why should you come to Hack the 6ix?
◆ Quality opportunities to network with industry experts and top company recruiters.
◆ You’ll be given the chance to win up to a thousand dollars in prizes.
◆ Fun summer activities and events.
◆ Most importantly, you’ll meet new friends who will inspire you to do great things while sipping cold drinks in your flip flops.

Best of all, all of the fun will be free! Come code, social, grab a drink, eat delicious foods and have a unforgettable summer fling with us at Nspire Presents: Hack the 6ix!

For general questions, message us on facebook or email us at hackthe6ix@nspire.org


Eligibility: Hack the 6ix is open to individuals invited by the organizers to participate as a result of the invitation or selection process.   Participation in the Hackathon constitutes Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). The term “you” refers to you, the “Participant”.   Failure to abide by the regulations outlined or the associated rules may render the participant ineligible to participate or win “prizes”.   Members of the core Hack the 6ix team are ineligible to participate and win “prizes”.

Hackathon Sponsors


$15,225 in prizes

Grand Prize

$1,000 CAD Cash
$4,000 USD Indico API Credits
8 Boxes Soylent
1 Year Github Subscription
Contac Business Cards for each member

Second Place Prize

$500 CAD Cash, $2000 USD Indico API Credits, 8 Boxes Soylent, Contac Business Cards for each member

Third Place Prize

$1000 USD Indico API Credits, 4 Boxes Soylent, Contac Business Cards for each member

Pepsi Challenge

The hack that is most representative of "do the DEW" will win 4 Drones along with 4 Sets of Dew Swag!

Indico API Prize

The team that best uses indico's machine learning APIwill be awarded $500 USD in API credits each!

Wealthsimple Challenge

The hack that best demonstrates "take care of yourself" will win 4 Elmwood Spa packages along with guaranteed interviews for Wealthsimple!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


George Wong

George Wong

Richard Yang

Richard Yang

Pei Li

Pei Li

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    25% of the judging will be based upon the creativity and innovation of the hack presented.
  • Technical Difficulty
    40% of the judging will be based upon the amount of technical difficulty involved in developing the hack presented.
  • Feasibility
    20% of the judging will be based upon the feasibility of the hack, which means how realistic it would be to implement in a real world situation and how impactful it is to companies.
  • Impact
    10% of the judging will be based upon the impact of the hack, which means how impactful it is to society or to companies it targets.

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