3 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the The Square Small Business Hackathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Check out the Square winners blog post!

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


4 months ago

Final call: Submissions close June 22

Just a final shout-out these are the last few days to work on your project and submit to the Square Small Business Hackathon.

 

Final checklist:

  • Does your submission adhere to the hackathon theme and help small businesses?
  • Are you submitting an application that integrates a Square developer tool?
  • Does your submission abide by the Square guidelines, including, but not limited to, Prohibited Goods and Services with Square point of sale (Terms of Service)?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video clearly demonstrate the functionality of the application?(See these video-making tips)

This is the final…

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4 months ago

Tech Office Hours - 6/17

There’s only a little over one week left to enter your submission to the Square Small Business Hackathon.  Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due June 22 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Office Hours

Join the #hackathons channel in the Square Slack on June 17th from 10am - 12pm PT and ask Richard (@moot) all your technical questions about Square!

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the…

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4 months ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Square Small Business Hackathon.  Submissions are due June 22 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.)  And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Slack Channel, the Resources page and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Does…

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5 months ago

Three weeks to go + resources galore

There are three weeks remaining in the Square Small Business Hackathon. Submissions are due June 22 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Bonus tip to keep you going

You may already be working on your solution but there is always room for more resources!  Square Developer Tips are everywhere, so we listed a few places below you can go to find help with your project:

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5 months ago

Fun Hack Fact Friday + Tech Office Hours on 6/3

New! Office Hours: join the #hackathons channel in the Square Slack on June 3rd from 10am - 12pm PT and ask Richard (@moot) all your technical questions about Square!

Did you know?  There are so many ways Square developer tools can help small businesses adapt and grow during these challenging times.

Whether or not you have already started building your solution for this hackathon, here are a few ideas to help you hit the ground running: 

Retail

Retail stores have been forced to transition to online sales and payments due to the social distancing measures put in place in many…

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5 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your solution for the Square Small Business Hackathon, the Slack Channel is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use the Community Chat to ask the Square and Devpost teams questions!

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team?  The Slack Channel can also help you connect with potential teammates.  You can also use the challenge Participants Page to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills and message…

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