CHD Four Results

New York goes big: 106 participants, 80 ideas pitched, 24 projects, and 7 finalists–but Comedy Hack Day does not subscribe to the “Everyone’s A Winner” philosophy. There can be only one.

Grand Prize Winner

Runner Up

Other Finalists


Sasheer Zamata

Sasheer is comedian, actress, and writer. She's currently a featured player on SNL. Follow her at @TheSheerTruth.

Alexis Ohanian

Alexis is a startup guy making the world suck less: reddit, Breadpig, hipmunk, Y Combinator. Investor, speaker, host of Small Empires, author of Without Their Permission. Follow him at @AlexisOhanian.

Amanda Peyton

Amanda is a co-founder of Grand St. and currently at Etsy. Follow her at @AmandaPey.
reggie watts

Reggie Watts

Reggie Watts is a comedian and musician. He currently appears on Comedy Bang! Bang! and makes videos for JASH. Follow him at @ReggieWatts.

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Friday, June 13 - Hackathon Day One

  • Location: AlleyNYC - 500 7th Ave (btw 37th & 38th), 17th Floor, Manhattan
  • 6:00PM: Doors open. We'll have food, whiskey courtesy of Bulleit, and beer lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery.
  • 6:45PM: Idea pitching & API demos
  • 7:15PM: Idea pitching ends; participants form teams and start hacking
  • Overnight: Participants are welcome to continue hacking overnight though it's completely optional. 

Saturday, June 14 - Hackathon Day Two

  • Location: AlleyNYC500 7th Ave (btw 37th & 38th), 17th Floor, Manhattan
  • 9:00AM: Breakfast
  • 1:00PM: Lunch
  • 6:00PM: Dinner and the internal round of demos. Participants will decide which teams move on to the Sunday finals.
  • 9:00PM: Everyone goes home to sleep like humans.

Sunday, June 15 - The Show

  • Location: Littlefield - 622 Degraw St, Brooklyn

  • 6:00PM: Doors open. Party supplies courtesy of Bulleit and Brooklyn Brewery.

  • 7:00PM: Show starts.

  • 9:00PM: Show ends

  • 9:30PM: Everyone high fives then quietly exits without spilling whiskey everywhere like drunk teenagers. Looking at you, CHD SF.