London Dropbox Hackathon


Dropbox is coming to London! To get to know our new neighbours and the local tech community, we’ll be hosting a hackathon in the city. Come join us Friday evening and all day Saturday to hang out and hack on the Dropbox APIs.


London Dropbox Hackathon
Friday 23 January – Saturday 24 January
Shoreditch Studios, 37 Bateman’s Row, London (map)

Registration required:

Register on Eventbrite!



  • 5-7 PM: Happy hour with cocktails
  • 7-8 PM: Welcome talk
  • 8 – midnight: Hack time!


  • 9 AM: Doors open, breakfast
  • 12 PM: Lunch
  • 5-7 PM: Hack demos
  • 7-10 PM: Award ceremony and celebration

The rules are simple: teams of up to 4 people, you must use at least one Dropbox API, any language or platform (web, mobile, etc.), and of course, only new hacks built during the hackathon!

Categories for winners include:

  • Overall Winner: best project! (£1000 cash + prizes!)
  • Dropbox Star: most creative use of a Dropbox API
  • London Local: best use of local APIs or emphasis on London
  • Best Design: most beautifully designed app
  • Cool Tech: best technical achievement

We’ll be joined by local tech guests and members of the Dropbox team. There will be plenty of food and drinks, and lots of great prizes to be won.

We hope you can join us!