annual salary of a leadership position as cost for choosing ill-fitting employee for vacant position

Source: Kienbaum 2005


technology specialists missing in Germany over the next 5 years

Source: Stiftverband/McKinsey 2018



jobs for IT-specialists were vacant in 2019 – an increase of >100% compared to 2017

Source: Bitkom 2019

Our mission is to provide people with the essential capabilities for mastering the challenges of the digital age to ensure faster and more sustainable innovation cycles.

How can we help you?


At our hackdays we bring together designers, business experts, programmers and other digitalization pioneers from all over Europe with German corporates to create innovative, ready-to-implement products, business models and whole new start-ups within 48 hours.

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The hackschool is for all people regardless of their origin, social class, age, job position or gender. We promote the acquisition of the most significant future competences because investing in re-skilling & up-skilling is the most sustainable investment.

Want to learn more?


Our consulting offer hackadvice empowers leading corporates on their journey to digital excellence. We enable an optimal interplay of IT, business and design professionals in order to seize the full potential of a holistic, hand-in-hand digitalization process.

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Go big or go home

The Hackathon Company makes hands-on digitalization happen. We stand for an attractive innovation experience, both for corporates and talents. 


Our brands enable the holistic coverage of all digitization needs – from sparking your digitalization or next innovative project by virtual/onsite hackathons to professional training and tailored consulting.  


We have experience with the challenges and varying degrees of digitalization progress of global players, SMEs and start-ups and can therefore find individually tailored solutions. Companies such as BASF, Pepperl+Fuchs, Lufthansa and Pfalzwerke already rely on our attractive innovation experience.



Get in touch with us!

The Hackathon Company GmbH

Julius-Hatry-Straße 1,
68163 Mannheim, Germany

Tel: +49 177 833 4603


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