Hakaton is a meeting place for specialists of a certain direction: designers, developers, programmers, and project managers during which specialists from different areas of software development (programmers, designers, managers) work together to solve any new IT ideas for solving urgent problems in the community, business, company, organization. A tool to identify specialists, future employees of projects and companies, to coordinate and develop new projects of organizations. As a rule, the results of the hackaton are widely discussed in the media. Criteria for project evaluation: 1. Relevance of the project; 2. Methods of implementation; 3. Information dissemination methods; 4. Age coverage; 5. Scaling up the project. Launching and consultation of new projects after the hackaton with a ready team for project implementation. Possibility of acceleration of existing projects and startups in different fields.