Small Business Hackathon

Toronto, Canada
December 1-2, 2018

Hack on. Be awesome.

Two days of coding: December 1-2, 2018

Want a chance to win CASH PRIZES plus other awesome tech prizes? We challenge you to create a solution that saves a small business time or money…it’s that simple!

Build something that matters. Develop something ONLY YOU can build. Join Intuit Developer to create new innovations that help small businesses save time so they can get back to their passions. We’ll keep you fueled, fed, and entertained while you code your way to winning great prizes. Join us on Sat & Sun, December 1-2, 2018 at Devhub in Toronto, Canada.

The Challenge

At this hack, your only challenge is to create a brand NEW solution that saves a small business time or money. It's that simple!

What is a Small Business?

There are over 800 million small businesses and self-employed people around the globe. Intuit happily handles all of their back end accounting needs with QuickBooks, but relies on developers to build the other solutions that keep these companies in business. By connecting your app to QuickBooks using our APIs, we can serve these small businesses together.


Teams may consist of 1-4 team members. Each team member needs to be registered individually.

First Place:

$5000 CAD

If winner is a team, each Participant (up to 4 Participants) will receive the pro rata portion of the prize.

Second Place:

$500 CAD

If winner is a team, each Participant (up to 4 Participants) will receive $500 CAD.

Third Place:

$250 CAD

If winner is a team, each Participant (up to 4 Participants) will receive $250 CAD.

Early Bird Bonus Door Prize

Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook

Be one of the first 25 participants to check-in at the door on Saturday Dec. 1st and receive a Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook on us!


Introducing our 2018 SmallBizHack Toronto judges

Tara Hunt

Tara Hunt

CEO + Partner, Truly Social Inc

Bill Kennedy

Bill Kennedy

CPA, Principal, Energized Accounting

Andrew Wall

Andrew Wall

CEO and Founder, CPA4IT


Saturday, December 1
Sunday, December 2

Day 1

  • 09:00 AM: Doors open
  • 10:00 AM: Opening talks begin
  • 11:30 AM: Hacking starts
  • 12:30 PM: Lunch
  • 06:00 PM: Dinner
  • 11:30 PM: Midnight Snack
  • Hacking all night

Day 2

  • 09:00 AM: Breakfast served
  • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Pitch Rehearsals
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 PM: Hacking Ends
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Hack Pitches
  • 04:30 PM: Winners Announced!

The Hack is FREE!

Come build awesome stuff that matters and makes a difference in the lives of small businesses worldwide.

December 1-2, 2018 at Devhub

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