The Fortress Initiative's


Hack List

All cash prizes are divided amongst the team, and there are up to 4 of individual products per category.

Stay updated! Prizes may change.

Best of Show

Our judges will award this to their overall favorite projects!




Best Tool Head Hack

This prize is awarded to the most innovative tool head hacks, whether theoretical or fabricated (having a prototype certainly wouldn't hurt though)!

This submission does NOT have to any software or digital components to it, but it certainly can as well.

Best Software Hack

This prize is awarded to the coolest hack that is focused around software development!