AWS Data Exchange is a data marketplace with more than 3,000 products from 250 providers. Using the APIs on AWS Data Exchange, you can build solutions that are relevant to a variety of industries — from financial services, media, to healthcare and more. How? Developers can use the products on AWS Data Exchange to drive analytics, leverage AI, and manage a variety of systems to improve business performance. 

In this hackathon, we invite you to browse and begin your development journey by building web or mobile applications using at least one of the APIs free providers here on AWS Data Exchange. The approved providers will cover up to three months of usage. You must use at least one of the featured providers, however, you’re free to also use other products (APIs and non-API products) found on AWS Data exchange. Please note that you will be responsible for any costs incurred upon using free trials or AWS credits.


What to Build

Build or update a web or mobile application using at least one of the featured APIs providers here on AWS Data Exchange.

What to Submit

Provide access to your GitHub code repository by making it public or by sharing access with testing@devpost.com and jbchan@amazon.com

Include a video (about 3 minutes) that explains and demonstrates your project in action. Videos must be uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook Video and made public.

Indicate the providers you used on AWS Data Exchange.

Your complete submission form on Devpost before the final deadline.

Hackathon Sponsors


$35,000 in prizes

First Place

• $15,000 in USD
• 1-hour Virtual Meeting with the AWS Data Exchange service lead
• Promotion within AWS community

Second Place

• $10,000 in USD
• Promotion within AWS community

Third Place

• $5,000 in USD
• Promotion within AWS community

Honorable Mention (2)

• $2,000 in USD
• Promotion within AWS community

Most Valuable Feedback (10)

• $100 in USD
Submit a Feedback Submission to be eligible

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Samantha Gibson

Samantha Gibson
Head of Product, AWS Data Exchange

Natasha Cherneykina

Natasha Cherneykina
Senior Software Development Manager, AWS Data Exchange

Kanchan Waikar

Kanchan Waikar
Senior Manager, Solutions Architecture, AWS Marketplace

Judging Criteria

  • Technological Implementation
    (Includes how well the idea was executed by the developer and the extent to which the selected API was leveraged by the developer.)
  • Potential Value
    (Includes the extent to which the application has the most positive impact for users and/or customers.)
  • Quality of the Idea
    (Includes creativity and originality of the idea.)
  • Most Valuable Feedback Bonus Prize
    Eligible Feedback Submissions will be evaluated by Judges. Feedback submissions will be judged based on completeness, viability, and potential impact of the feedback. See rules for details.

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