29 & 30 June 2024

VNUHCM Student Cultural House


An Initiative By

Platform Partner

Co-Hosted By


Welcome to hackhcmc: The Next Stop on The Global Hackathon Series Journey!

Join us on April 27th and 28th, 2024 at Student Culture House for a 24-hour hackathon adventure. Just like in Mexico, we’re bringing together developers, designers, and entrepreneurs to collaborate on innovative solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.

At hackhcmc, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in keynote sessions, interactive workshops, and networking sessions with like-minded individuals. Engage with top mentors in the field and expand your horizons as you work towards building impactful projects.

You know the drill — whether you’re a seasoned hacker or new to the scene, hackhcmc is the perfect platform to showcase your talents, challenge yourself, and make a difference in the world.


Financial Inclusion

Bridging the financial divide, increasing access to financial services, and supporting underserved communities.

Social Responsibility

Explore innovative solutions to address societal challenges, fostering community growth and promoting ethical values for a better tomorrow.

Digital Empowerment

Optimising the use of technologies to create new opportunities for empowerment and interaction.


USD 180,000

Compete for prizes totaling up to USD 180,000.


24-hour Hackathon
Keynote Speeches
Technical Workshops
Mentor Hours






Laura Nguyen

Head of Vietnam,
Ava Labs

Gavin Gerad Pathross

Digital & Technology Director,
Heineken Vietnam

Not from Ho Chi Minh City? Check out the other cities of The Global Hackathon Series.


When is hackhcmc being held?

hackhcmc is part of AngelHack’s The Global Hackathon Series and will be held on the 29th & 30th June 2024.

The Grand Winner of hackhcmc will be guaranteed a spot in The Global Hackathon Series Grand Finals happening in Singapore in October 2024.

We want anyone with ideas or the passion to innovate to participate. With that said, having basic programming knowledge and skills could increase the chances of your team winning as a functioning MVP is required for project submission. All participants must be 18 years old and above as well.

Registration opens on 12 March 2024 and closes on 28 June 2024, 11:59 PM (GMT +7).

Solo participants are welcome as teams can consist of 1 to 4 members. Therefore, you can participate alone or with up to three other individuals as part of your team. Fret not — we have carved out time on Day 1 of the hackathon to support team formation efforts. We highly encourage participants to form teams with others so that different skillsets and perspectives can be incorporated into your project!

You’re absolutely welcome to participate solo! However, it’s important to note that only teams can submit hackathon projects. A team can consist of 1 to 4 members. If you’re looking for a team or additional team members, we’ve allocated time on Day 1 of the hackathon specifically for team formation. We strongly encourage participants to collaborate with others and form teams during this period. Teaming up allows you to incorporate diverse skillsets and perspectives into your project, enhancing your overall experience!

Yes! Anyone who wishes to participate in hackhcmc must register individually via Eventbrite.

A team can submit their project under 1 challenge statement only during each hackathon.

Participants will wholly own the intellectual property rights to the projects they develop during the hackathon. There are no obligations for participants to share, license, or commercialize their projects. Your creations are yours to explore and develop as you see fit.

Contact the AngelHack team on the official Event Discord or at hackglobal@angelhack.com for further clarifications!