iQmetrix Hackathon

Are you a university or post-secondary student ready to take on the challenge? iQmetrix has just the thing!

The iQmetrix Hackathon is an immersive, 8-day event where your solutions can help iQmetrix support retailers as they emerge from the pandemic, more confident and efficient than before.

During the Hackathon, you will:
1.    Solve real business problems
2.    Work one-on-one with industry experts
3.    Connect with a community of tech-focused thinkers
4.    Win up to $5,000


We have a jam-packed schedule to help your team develop your presentation and critical thinking skills, hone your technical prowess, and deliver the innovative solutions that we’re looking for.

Thursday, April 1 | Hackathon challenge kick off- The iQmetrix crew will present the hackathon brief, discuss the flow of events, and introduce you to who iQmetrix is and what we do.

Tuesday, April 6 | Mentorship 1:1 Sessions- To assist your team in bringing your idea to life, you will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with iQmetrix mentors to gain valuable feedback and ask your questions before you submit your solution for judging.

Wednesday, April 7 | First round team submissions due. The top five teams will move on and have the opportunity to present live to the jury.

Friday, April 9 | Top 5 Team Presentations- The top 5 teams will present their solution live to a panel of senior level iQmetrix experts. The top 3 winning teams will be announced and prizes awarded.

This Challenge is open and offered solely to:

  • Canadian Student or any student studying in Canada. Any individual aged eighteen (18) years and/or with full legal capacity, who (i) is currently enrolled at a post-secondary institution or graduated in the last year, and (ii) is legally considered a Canadian resident. Each student may only participate once in each Challenge.
  • Teams should be comprised of a minimum of 3 and maximum of 4 students. Teams should be diverse in experience and academic backgrounds, as well as gender and cultural diversity, etc. If you do not have a team, register as an individual and we will find one for you.
  • All the documents that may confirm the Participant’s eligibility will be required prior to awarding any prizes (e.g. identity document, proof of residency, student card, etc.).

What are you waiting for? Register as an individual or as a team today.

Learn more about iQmetrix careers here

Event Details

April 1 - Hackathon Challenge Kick-off
April 6 - Mentorship 1:1 Sessions
April 7 - First round team submissions due
April 9 - Top 5 Team Presentations

Learn more & register