It’s time for the Hacking from Home hackathon!

Hacking from Home

It’s kickoff time for the Mattermost/Jitsi joint Hackathon: Hacking from Home: Thriving in a Remote Environment!

COVID-19 has impacted work across industries and moved most non-service jobs to be remote, working from home. The goal of this hackathon is to create new solutions that optimize remote work for everyone.

Participate in the hackathon during November 10–17, 2020 for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $6,000 along with exclusive Mattermost and Jitsi merchandise.

All of the information needed to get started is posted below. We can’t wait to see what you come up with!


The Hacking from Home hackathon starts on November 10, 8:00 AM PST and ends on November 17, 2020 3:59 PM PST.

Get Started

  1. Join the Mattermost hackathon platform at
  2. Find a team, share ideas, and ask questions on the hackathon platform
  3. Submit your hackathon projects on GitHub in this repository.
  4. More information can be found on our landing page or our README file in the repository.



  • 1st place: $3,000 USD + swag kit
  • 2nd place: $2,000 USD + swag kit
  • 3rd place: $1,000 USD + swag kit
  • All qualified submissions receive a free swag kit

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Emily Cook

Emily Cook is a software developer working as the Open Source Community Manager at Mattermost. She is a passionate advocate of open source, tech education, and anything to do with advancing STEM opportunities for women and minorities. In her spare time she likes to travel, dote on her dog, and run her very small Etsy shop.

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