GoKart’s Annual GK600 Kicks The Hackathon Into High Gear

“How long does it really take to get something done?”

A.J. Meyer recalls pondering the question while chatting with a developer many years ago, in the earlier days of GoKart Labs. What would happen, the company’s cofounder wondered, if you challenged a group of smart, inventive people to conceive and meaningfully develop a brand new idea, under strict time and resource constraints?

With that, GoKart 600 – the company’s annual hackathon-style sprint – was born.