Detroit Fashion + Tech Hackathon

Presented By: WHIM + Pure Michigan Business Connect

Retail + Apparel innovation Challenge

3RD

Annual

150

Participants In DF+TH Community

Announcements

Virtual info session: August 27th, 2020 5-6 PM

Register Now

 

$1,800

Cash Prize

September 25th-27th, 2020

Grand Circus Detroit

4th Floor Penthouse

 

 

“Not Your

Average

Hack”

-2019 Participant

 

iN The News

Designers and Coders Come Together for Detroit Fashion + Tech Hackathon

Seen Magazine

2019 Detroit Fashion + Tech Hackathon Creates Innovative Solutions to Business Challenges in Detroit’s Retail, Apparel Manufacturing, and Technology Industries

A. Victoria Mae

Fashion Tech competition elevates opportunities in emerging industry

MEDC

2019 Hack winners

TEAM DEVIATE

solved the Future of Retail problem statement submitted by York Project.

Create a solution that enables emerging brands to assess which channels and pop-ups would deliver the most return on their investment.

What Is The Detroit Fashion + Tech Hackathon?

The hackathon is a free 36-hour weekend innovation challenge that brings together diverse teams with the goal of creating new tech solutions. 

Teams will hear from our local brands who have submitted problem statements to the hackathon. Participants will assemble into teams to start gathering research on the problem, ideate on potential solutions, design prototypes, and a business case to pitch for selection to the final 3 who will pitch their solution to the judges.

How To Get Involved

Become a participant 

We are looking for teams and/or free agents who are creators, designers, developers and data enthusiasts.

Teams will have access to industry experts and mentors to help them work through the problem statements proposed by the hackathon.

Register to Participate

Become a mentor

The DF+TH team is accepting applications for passionate mentors with years of industry expertise in the design, development and data architecture areas.  Complete the application below and we will schedule a phone interview.

Apply to be a Mentor 

become a sponsor

The DF+TH team has created an amazing weekend experience with a number of options for businesses to support and promote their brands from problem statements to event activation opportunities. 

Become a Sponsor

Become Part Of Our Story

Prior Sponsors + Partners

What

The DF+TH is a 36 hr innovation challenge where teams work to design solutions to the hackathon problem statements.

Register to Participate

When

September 24th-26th, 2020
Starts: Friday at 5:30 PM
Ends: Sunday at 3:00 PM

Where

Grand Circus Detroit
4th Floor Penthouse

What

The DF+TH is a 36 hr innovation challenge where teams work to design solutions to the hackathon problem statements.

Register to Participate

When

September 24th-26th, 2020
Starts: Friday at 5:30 PM
Ends: Sunday at 3:00 PM

Where

Grand Circus Detroit
4th Floor Penthouse