The Hacking House Chicago will open from June 3rd through August 23rd, 2019

The Hacking House Chicago program

The Hacking House is a program supported by Sigfox, the leading French IoT company. The program is a 3-month challenge, with intensive training by international mentors. We bring brilliant talents with diverse backgrounds together to shape the future.

The program includes 70 hours of course in total

• 5 hours of online course on IoT and Sigfox technology

• 20 hours of offline course on IoT, prototyping, Problem solving, Research Methodology, Design Thinking, entrepreneurship, Business Plan, Pitch and presentation preparation, all by an experimented mentor

• 45 hours of teamwork activity

Why you should join

   •   Step into the growing IoT industry

   •   Learn fast by doing

   •   Experience an international environment

   •   Challenge yourself 

   •   Start your entrepreneurial journey

   •   Secure your future career

What we provide

  1. A space to gather industrial actors, academia, government institutions, startups
  2. Free workshops by industry experts on key technologies (STM32, Sigfox Sensit, Raspberry PI)
  3. Software workshops (Sigfox backend, Autocad)
  4. Certified MIT Fablab workshops on classical prototyping equipment (3D printers, laser cutter, …)
  5. Zero risk entrepreneurship kick-off
  6. Monthly stipend to cover public transportation costs coverage and lunch expense
  7. International visibility and media coverage of projects and teams
  8. Global career opportunities within Sigfox and Sigfox partners
  9. Great chance to launch your startup after the end of the program with incubators and accelerators program of Sigfox partners



  • May 3rd: Applications Deadline.
  • June 3rd: Kickoff 3-month Hacking House program.
  • August 23rd: Demo Day – project pitches and presentations.


The Hacking House location

The Chicago Connectory

22 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #570

Chicago, IL – United States

Do you have a question?

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