Friday, May 11th, 2012
07:00pm - Launch party
Come with your team to network with industry bigs, brainstorm game ideas, or find other hackers to form a group with you! Attending the party is optional but encouraged!
There will be a DJ, drinks, and appetizers. Come & enjoy!
Saturday, May 12th, 2012
01:00pm - Hacking Kickoff
Come fed and prepared, hackathon will start at 1pm sharp!
5pm - 8pm- KoJa Kitchen Food Truck as the featured food truck!
Sunday, May 13th, 2012
11am -2pm - SF Soup Mobile as the featured food truck!
05:00pm - No more coding, hacksare finished and submitted
05:30pm - Hackathon presentations
07:00pm - Awards and closing party
-Snacks and drinks will be included-
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
HACKERS - Tickets are exclusively for developers who have software/game development skills and want to hack in one of the projects to present.
DESIGNERS - Tickets are exclusively for people who want to give a magic touch to the games that hackers code up.
If you are not working on a project please do not register for a hacker/designer ticket. Tickets are available on a limited basis. Any minors under 18 must have parental consent and adult supervision.
SPECTATORS - Anybody is welcome at any point of the event. The main public event remains the Hackathon presentations and awards.
SPONSORS - There are many ways for companies to partner with the Hackathon. To learn how you can provide support, please contact us.
1st Place: Business Launching Package!
- Dice & Tinyco will provide monetary assistance to help you transform your idea into the next big hit!
- StartupHQ will offer a free desk for a month to each team member at their amazing new space.
- Feedback session with 6 waves' product managers & fast track publishing consideration on network.
- Rackspace will provide a year of cloud hosting.
- NaturalMotion Games will provide advertising impressions across their network for the winning game.
2nd Place: iPad 3
When & Where
Chartboost & IGDA
The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the largest non-profit membership organization in the world serving all individuals who create games. The IGDA’s mission is to advance the careers and enhance the lives of game developers by connecting members with their peers, promoting professional development, and advocating on issues that affect the developer community.
Chartboost is the largest business engine for mobile games. We empower game developers to find new players and monetize their games by providing them with the tools and analytics to make smarter decisions. We reinvented distribution through the development of the first 100% transparent ad network and industry's only Direct Deals Marketplace, encouraging developers to work directly with one another. Chartboost powers over 60,000 games from companies such as Machine Zone, Imangi, Kiloo, EA, Zynga, Glu, Supercell, Wooga, NimbleBit, ZeptoLab, Pocket Gems, PikPok, Animoca, Tap4Fun and Chukong, and drives over twelve billion game sessions per month.