HISTORY OF HACKATL
HackATL is one of the most prominent hackathons in the Southeast organized by Emory Entrepreneurship & Venture Management (EEVM), a student-run club that aims to create a community for students who wish to pursue entrepreneurship at Emory and beyond.
Since 2013, HackATL has attracted thousands of students from top undergraduate programs across the United States to build a business in 48 hours and pitch it to judges, angel investors, and venture capitalists.
This year, participants will innovate choose one of the four categories they would like to compete in and create a startup to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Whether it be solving a lethal disease using VR, extracting energy from trees, or building an app for world peace – HackATL 2018 is the opportunity to explore next generation entrepreneurship amidst the brightest minds in the Southeast and beyond.