This is a 3-day innovation technology development competition for students at CSUMB and local colleges. Student teams work together to create prototype technology projects to solve community problems.

Each year features a different theme for which apps are developed by students from CSUMB, area colleges, and high schools.

Free for CSUMB students, other students $49, General $99. Save the date for the annual Hackathon! For more information, visit the Next Event page

Please use the following PROMO codes for students:

  CSUMB-SMB for School of Computing & Design students
 CSUMB-OTTER for all other CSUMB students
  CABRILLO-HACK for Cabrillo students

Startup Hackathon 2019

Save the Date:: Nov 1-3, 2019

Place: CSUMB University Center, 4314 Sixth Avenue, Marina
Develop technology to solve important problems and create new possibilities. At Startup Hackathon Monterey Bay you will work in teams to show off your skills and build new ones; create innovative prototypes and compete for the best information.
More information coming soon.

Startup Hackathon 2018 Winners

1st place – Lie Detector

Team Members:

Setsuka Aust
Shaun Kallis
Mo Oh
Erick Shaffer
Michael Waters

Lie Detector group photo

2nd place – Disaster Response

Team Members

Matt Connolly
Cody Regalado
Eric Tinoco
Julia Werner

Disaster Response group photo


Interested in sponsoring this event? Sponsorship helps the event and the participants succeed and helps you bring awareness to your regional business.

To sponsor the event, please visit our Startup Hackathon Sponsors page for more information!