Small Business Hackathon

London, UK
23-24 February, 2019

Hack on. Be awesome.

Two days of coding: 23-24 February, 2019

Want a chance to win £5000 plus other awesome tech prizes? We challenge you to create a solution that saves a small business time or money…it’s that simple!

Build something that matters. Develop something ONLY YOU can build. Join Intuit Developer to create new innovations that help small businesses save time so they can get back to their passions. We’ll keep you fueled, fed, and entertained while you code your way to winning great prizes. Join us on Sat & Sun, 23-24 February, 2019 at CodeNode in London, UK.

The Challenge

At this hack, your only challenge is to create a brand NEW solution that saves a small business time or money. It's that simple!

What is a Small Business?

There are over 800 million small businesses and self-employed people around the globe. Intuit happily handles all of their back end accounting needs with QuickBooks, but relies on developers to build the other solutions that keep these companies in business. By connecting your app to QuickBooks using our APIs, we can serve these small businesses together.


Teams may consist of 1-4 team members. Each team member needs to be registered individually.

First Place:


If winner is a team, each Participant (up to 4 Participants) will receive the pro rata portion of the prize.

Second Place:


If winner is a team, each Participant (up to 4 Participants) will receive £500.

Third Place:


If winner is a team, each Participant (up to 4 Participants) will receive £250.

Early Bird Bonus Door Prize

Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook

Be one of the first 25 participants to check-in at the door on Saturday 23 Feb. and receive a Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook on us!


Introducing our 2019 SmallBizHack London judges

Aynsley Damery

Aynsley Damery

Chartered Accountant and CEO of The Clarity Project

Ros Hodgson

Ros Hodgson

Owner at BCAMS Accounting & Training

Chaymae Lougmani

Chaymae Lougmani

Experience Director, Snaget


Saturday, February 23
Sunday, February 24

Day 1

  • 09:00 AM: Doors open
  • 10:00 AM: Opening talks begin
  • 11:00 AM: Hacking starts
  • 12:30 PM: Lunch
  • 06:00 PM: Dinner
  • 11:30 PM: Midnight Snack
  • Hacking all night

Day 2

  • 09:00 AM: Breakfast served
  • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Pitch Rehearsals
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 PM: Hacking Ends
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Hack Pitches
  • 04:30 PM: Winners Announced!

The Hack is FREE!

Come build awesome stuff that matters and makes a difference in the lives of small businesses worldwide.

23-24 February, 2019 at CodeNode

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Got Q's?


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Past Hacks

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