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Over 600,000 of the world’s best minds. One dynamic community.

When over 600,000 of the world’s best designers, developers and data scientists come together, there is fierce competition along with plenty of collaboration and inspiration. Topcoder is a vibrant, creative community that develops breakthrough solutions to challenges posed by leading companies and organizations.


topcoder. Since being acquired by Appirio in September of 2013, topcoder has become the world’s largest professional development and design community, and the leading crowdsourced development platform.


A vibrant community of design, development, and data science professionals who hone their skills and get compensated while solving companies’ challenges.

What City Light Capital saw

  • Effective model leveraging competition and peer-review to reduce costs and drive innovation
  • Community of more than 600,000 talented designers, programmers and data scientists
  • Proven track record with successful competitions

City Light Team

Matt Cohen