Best Use of the DocuSign eSignature API


Whether you’re looking for a simple eSignature integration or building a complex workflow, DocuSign has you covered. Integrate our secure, trusted eSignature API to sign documents, request signatures, and automate your forms and data. You can also perform multi-factor authentication, download sealed documents, and track status in real-time, all directly from your app or website.

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We are looking for novel hacks that involve preparing, signing, sending, and managing the status of “digital envelopes.”

Winning hacks will likely incorporate at least one of the following advanced DocuSign API features into their project:
• Authentication
• Connect/Event Notifications
• Embedded Signing
• Composite Templates
• DocuSign Payments

Before you arrive, review our getting started guide for hackathons.

For all API documentation, guides, and code examples, check out the DocuSign Developer Center.

Need some inspiration? Walk through the LoanCo sample app!

Challenge Type

On-Site Hackathon


1st Place: $2500 Cash; VIP Developer Passes to DocuSign Momentum Conference in San Francisco; Winning team will be featured in the DocuSign Developer Newsletter and will be showcased on DocuSign's social media platforms.
2nd Place: $1000 Cash
3rd Place: $500 Cash

Projects solving this challenge


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Organizations hosting challenge


DocuSign helps organizations connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act-on, and manage agreements. As part of its cloud-based System of Agreement Platform, DocuSign offers eSignature—the world’s #1 way to sign electronically on practically any device, from almost anywhere, at any time.