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Events+

Run the event of your dreams using the world's most comprehensive launchpad for hackathons, conferences, meetups, and more.

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Take your event to the next level.

Have an idea for an event? Maybe a local convention to brainstorm solutions about saving the bees. Or, a global all-female hackathon. Or maybe even a youth environmental summit.

We've helped students create all of those events, and dozens more. We're here to provide you with a platform and resources to run any successful event. The best part? It's completely free—no fees attached.

Our Events are Sponsored By

We Organizers

We love working with amazing organizers (like you!) to throw dozens of exceptional events every year. Our team has cumulatively organized over 150 events— so we really know what it's like to be in your shoes, and we're here to help.

A true full-service platform

Whether you're looking to run a 20-person meetup or a 5000-person convention, you can benefit from the Events+ platform.

Legal & financial backend

We're legally structured as a fiscal sponsor, so you reap the benefits of 501(c)(3) nonprofit status—with none of the boring paperwork. Included is free FDIC-insured banking1 backed by Wells Fargo, and payment processing backed by Stripe.

Dash

See your balance and finances in real time, manage event registrations and checkin, generate liability waivers, or even issue reimbursements, checks, and team credit cards. All in one beautifully-designed place.

Visa credit cards

Avoid long, complex reimbursement processes. We'll provide unlimited, free Visa credit cards for your team that allow for spending directly from your balance. We'll manage the accounting—just snap a picture of your receipts.

Liability waiver management

We'll automatically handle liability waivers, photo release forms, and other legal stuff. It's all integrated into Dash's registration platform, so you'll never even need to think about boring paperwork. We have your back.

Event insurance

We'll cover the costs of event insurance for your event, whether for 20 or 2000 attendees. Our insurance partner provides aggregate coverage of $5 million, and we'll work directly with your venue to ensure that all of their needs are met.

$25k+ in free software

G Suite (including Gmail, Calendar, Drive) at your custom domain? We got it. AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure credits? You betcha. We're constantly finding new corporate partners to bring you the best software, all for free.

$20k+ in equipment

Walkie-talkies, power strips, cameras, speakers, microphones, and hundreds of cables. If there's any equipment you need for your event, chances are we have it. We'll even be on the ground to help you live stream your event.

Free domain + hosting

Pick from AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, Heroku, or good ol' GitHub Pages. We'll connect you with free hosting for anything—and we'll even pay for your domain name every year. Our team can also provide technical guidance as you build.

12-hour support

We've redesigned the Events+ program to ensure that each event has a dedicated point-of-contact. We'll always get back to you within 12 hours, and in the week leading up to your event, we'll get back to you within 6 hours.

1 Legal note: We are not technically a bank, but our fiscal sponsorship service allows you to receive, store, and use funds for your event through our account.

Highlighted Events+

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All-female Collegiate

TechTogether Boston 2019

The world's largest all-female and non-binary hackathon, at Agganis Arena in Boston.

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General Collegiate

SLO Hacks 2018

500 students came together for 36 hours to build big ideas at Cal Poly SLO.

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All-Female High School

Superposition II 2018

A hackathon bringing together hundreds of female and non-binary Bay Area students.

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Why Hack+?

We offer the most comprehensive fiscal sponsorship program on the planet—and it's completely free for students.

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Program Events+ Hack Club Bank Traditional FS
FDIC-backed bank account
501(c)(3) Status
Basic org management software
Invoicing platform
Unlimited free Visa credit cards
Instant expense reimbursements2
Automated vendor payments ACH & check
Complimentary event insurance
Free domain + hosting
Streamlined attendee app experience
Event registration platform
$20,000+ in free equipment available
$25,000+ in free software from partners
Cost on average

Free!

7% of revenue

Up to 20% of revenue

2 Instant reimbursements arrive to your bank in minutes, but have an at-cost 1.5% processing fee. Next-day reimbursements are always free.

Run the event of your dreams.

Over 22,000 students attended over 50 events in our program last year. Join Events+ and grow your event to its full potential.

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