Friday, October 12 2018
All day
WeWork Tower Place (Buckhead) 3340 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA
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PayPal Hack - ATL: Financial Empowerment for All

PayPal is hosting a 24-hour hack event, PayPal Hack – ATL on the theme Financial Empowerment for All from Friday October 12 – Saturday October 13. We want to bring together Georgia Tech students and other students from select colleges in the Greater Atlanta area for an opportunity to gain new skills through meaningful projects and workshops, network with industry leaders, learn more about the PayPal brands, our career opportunities and of course win great prizes.

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The Hackathon is open only to participants /team of participants who are:

  • At least 18 years old at the day of the event 
  • Enrolled full-time at a college or university in the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan area
  • Teams are limited to 5 members maximum

All members of a Participant team must meet all eligibility requirements or the Participant’s team will be disqualified.


To be considered for prize selection in this hackathon you must submit the following content:

  • Short description of your idea
  • Category of your submission
  • First and Last names of all your team members
  • Link to your current codebase via GitHub
  • 1-2 minute video demo demonstrating your idea

 All content must be submitted by 11:30am ET on Saturday, October 13, 2018


To enter the Competition, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Sign up for PayPal Hack-ATL on Yello: Prior to the start of the Competition and no later than 12:00AM ET on October 4, 2018, each individual must register on Yello. Providing your GitHub and LinkedIn account information and resume is optional, but if you would like to be considered for an internship or recent college graduate position at PayPal, this information is required.
  2. Register on DevPost: Prior to the start of the Competition and no later than 12:00m ET on October 4, 2018, Eligible individuals or teams of eligible individuals may register by visiting the DevPost site and following all links and instructions to complete registration (including providing all required information). You may register as an individual or a team of up to five (5) members.                                                                                 
  3. Sign up for GitHub: Prior to the start of the Competition, at least 1 individual must sign up for an account on GitHub if they do not already have an account.                                                                              

No purchase necessary. Subject to Terms & Conditions. Participation limited to the first 100 eligible individuals to register and show day of the event.

About PayPal

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal, Inc. is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy.

Click here to learn more about PayPal, Inc. and our career opportunities. 



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