Join our global MACHathon 2022, brought to you by the MACH Alliance! Let’s show the world what we can do with MACH technology!


You must register your team for the event Here by 15th May 2022, 11.59 pm BST. Teams not registered by the deadline will not be accepted.

The Challenge

Theme: Accelerate at MACH Speed

Just the spark of an idea can ignite a game changing improvement or innovation. The API-driven nature of MACH means as an industry, we can deliver critical business functions as fast as we can connect to an API. Companies not offering the best Developer Experience will fail to grow. Try to scale or grow your business and technology when you fail to attract the people to do it. The MACH stack creates the best Developer Experience plus the fastest time to market.

Focused on business acceleration, we’re looking for entries that highlight a real challenge and show how this technology is the solution for driving growth, accomplishing something better or quicker than before, or serving people in better ways. Teams should ideally bring 360° knowledge from business, design, architecture, and development.


If you know how it is done, show how it is done.


What to submit:

  • Demo Video - Your video should include a demo of your working application

  • Architecture diagrams of your solution - as well as a few slides or a document explaining why they chose the tech stack they used.

  • Live URL or any other way in which your project can be accessed.


Submissions of projects

MACHathon teams are required to submit a 3-min video of their solution by Wednesday, 1st June 2022, 11.59 pm BST. It is up to you to decide how simple or elaborate you want your video to be. 

As the main cornerstone of the jury’s decision, however, the video should give all judges a good understanding of the team’s project, where they are coming from and why they chose this specific project, how they set up their project, which technologies they used, what their team results of the MACHathon are and if and how they expect to take their project forward after the MACHathon.

In addition to the video, teams should submit architecture diagrams of your solution as well as a few slides or a document explaining why they chose the tech stack they used

Lastly, teams should submit a live URL or any other way in which their project can be accessed

Teams can also decide to add more material, however, it’ll be up to the judges to decide if they want to take those additional materials into consideration or not.


Hackathon Sponsors


3,250 in prizes

MACHnifcient Champion Sponsored by Actindo

The a grand prize for the overall winners of the MACH Alliance MACHathon MACHnificent award. The winning team will be the one that scores the most points across all criteria of the judging framework. This can be one of the winners of the prizes above, or a different team entirely.

The Usability Champion Sponsored by Newstore

An award for the most innovative UI/UX

The Integration Champion Sponsored by Contentstack

The team with the most innovative combination of solutions stacked together will go home with this award

The Relevance Champion Sponsored by Algolia

This award will go to the team with the solution with the highest perceived value for the end users

The Viability Champion Sponsored by Pivotree

An award for the solution with the highest perceived business value

The Maturity Champion Sponsored by Fluent Commerce

This award goes to the most complete end-to-end solution.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Ronak Shah

Ronak Shah
Senior Partner Solution Architect, Retail & CPG, AWS

Rainer Knapp

Rainer Knapp
Global Director IT & Digital, Wolford

Rohit Mishra

Rohit Mishra
Senior Cloud Solutions Engineer, Google

Mihaela Mazzenger

Mihaela Mazzenger
Senior VP Technology Strategy, Valtech

Gordana Vuckovic

Gordana Vuckovic
Chief Revenue Officer, Vue Storefront

Judging Criteria

  • Social Importance
    The video should provide details about the problem that is solving and how it is addressing it would real people benefit from this? What does it disrupt or improve?
  • Feasibility
    Can this idea be transformed into a finished solution?
  • MACH Technology
    Did it prove to be easily/fast created? Does the solution includes at least one MACH solution? Does the solution follow the MACH principles?
  • Innovation
    How cutting edge is the solution? Have we seen something like this before?

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