About the hackathon

A hackathon is a full-day event where students imagine, design, develop, and present a product from scratch (and win cool prizes). The goal is for teams to take an idea from inception to completion and present their accomplishments. Hack Fest Kathmandu is a platform where student community will come together to build innovative solutions that solve real problems.

  • Promote creativity & team working
  • Provide students with mentorship and guidance from professionals
  • Build innovative solutions


Title Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Digital Partner


Venue Partner

Leapfrog Technology



September 07, 2019

Workshop on Flutter Animations

Neophere, New Baneshwor, Ktm

September 21, 2019

Getting started with Flutter

NCIT, Balkumari, Patan

September 28, 2019

Workshop on VueJS

Fusemachines Nepal Hall, Hattisar

November 23, 2019

Hack Fest Pre Event (Team formation / Ideathon)

Fusemachines AI Center, Hattisar, Ktm

November 30, 2019

Hackathon Main Event

Leapfrog Technology, Charkhal Road, Ktm

Prizes & Awards

Khalti Wallet will be providing movie tickets worth Rs 5,000. Every participant will be getting a coupon worth Rs 100 for movie ticket.

Rs 25,000

First Prize

Rs 15,000

Second Prize

Rs 5,000

Third Prize
Disclaimer: Prize money is subjected to TDS


Hack Education

Create apps that will contribute to the classroom.

Hacking youth employment

Build anything that contributes to resolve youth employment issues

Health and Hacking

Build apps and data science projects in exercise, nutrition, or mental health

Hack the Arts

Hack around music, writing, and art. Younger students could build simple apps that play songs. Older students can play with Text-to-Speech and auto tuning.

Hack Social cause

Create something that contributes in resolving social issues like inequality and discrimination by means of technology.


Who can participate?

We are focusing this hackathon for the high school students related to IT. So, if you are a bachelor level student or just completed your bachelor degree not more than a year, you can join the hackathon. A team of great mentors will be there to advise and guide you each step of the way to complete your project.

How big can be a team ?

You need at least 2 meambers to form a team. You can form teams of up to 5 people. Most teams aim to have a mix of people with both design and developer skills.

What if I don't have a team or an idea ?

Not to worry, most people don’t! We’ll have team formation and ideathon event geared towards helping you find people to work with. You can join our Facebook Group to find potential teammates.

What should I bring ?

You should probably bring laptop and charger.

What is the cost of the event ?

The cost of registration is Rs. 300 per participant.

Do I need programming experience ?

Hack Fest Kathmandu is a great way to begin your programming experience! A basic understanding is recommended, but we will have mentors to help you make your project idea a reality.

How can I get involved if I am not participating ?

If you're looking to be a volunteer or mentor (i.e. someone with technical skills who'd be willing to help out participants during the weekend), you should reach out to us in our Facebook Group