Solve a custom data challenge as a team

Elevate your data culture with a tailor-made hackathon event Powered by DataLab, our AI-powered data science notebook.

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A bespoke data challenge

Based on your upskilling needs, DataCamp develops a bespoke data challenge in 
SQL, Python or R.

Let your creativity flow

Participants (individual or in groups) devise innovative, data-driven solutions to the data challenge.

Tailored feedback

DataCamp meticulously reviews all submissions and identifies top performers.

Key benefits

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Accelerate the learn-to-apply path

DataCamp will tailor the hackathon dataset, topic and challenge to align with your organization’s upskilling objectives. By merging business domain knowledge with coding skills, participants intuitively grasp how to do similar tasks in their daily roles. We can even work with an anonymized/synthesized version of your company data to ensure maximum relevance.

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Drive DataCamp adoption

An upcoming hackathon event can encourage learners in your organization to take more DataCamp courses and projects, arming them with the skills necessary for success.

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Zero setup friction

Participants (or teams) can effortlessly create their own copy of the data challenge with a simple link click. Everything happens in the web browser. No installation is required. 

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Unlock a data culture

DataLab features built-in sharing and real-time collaboration. This enables teams to effortlessly collaborate in the same workbook.

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Tailored feedback

DataCamp experts thoroughly review all hackathon submissions, providing personalized feedback to help participants understand their strengths and areas for further development.

Steps to get there


Initiate the conversation with your DataCamp representative, brainstorming a challenge and dataset.


DataCamp presents a proposal outlining the challenge, dataset, and a quote.

Hackathon event

After a kick-off session that introduces the challenge, teams develop solutions with DataCamp experts providing technical support. 

Review submissions

DataCamp reviews all submissions, and recognizes top submissions in an awards ceremony. All teams receive feedback within 3 days.

“It made a huge difference having a partner like DataCamp.
 We consider them an extension of our team and are continually impressed with the professionalism, quality, and flexibility they offer us in this partnership.”

Marcela Schrank Fialova, Head of Data Analytics Academy, Allianz

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Accelerate the learn-to-apply path

80% of the Fortune 1000 already use DataCamp to empower their employees with world-class data skills. Discover how DataLab can further enhance organizational learning.