In its second year, the DCWEEK Hackathon is the biggest event of its kind in the region. Hundreds of hackers, hustlers and designers gather to build new apps and companies -- whether for fun, for the prizes or for the opportunity to launch a new startup.
[10:00 AM] Coffee, Registration
[11:00 AM] Intro to the DCWEEK Hackathon
[11:15 AM] API & Data Lightning Talks
[11:45 AM] Hacker, Hustler, Designer Matching (only if you need additional team members)
[01:00 PM] Hacker cave land grab (go find a breakout room for the weekend) and get started
[07:00 PM] Venue closed for the night
[10:00 AM] Coffee and Bagels
[2:00 PM] Organizers check in on team progress to see who's going to submit to win prizes
[4:00 PM] Prototypes are due for submission to Organizers
[5:00 PM] Live Demos!
[6:00 PM] Judging by Entrepreneur/Investor/Sponsor panel
[6:30 PM] Winners Announced
[7:00 PM] Exit
Bobby O'Campo (VC @ Revolution)
Allen Gannett (VC @ Acceleprise)
Glen Hellman (Investor @ Startdust Venture Partners)
Zvi Band (Founder @ Contactually)
Jen O'Daniel (Investor @ CIT Gap Funds)
Shana Glickfield (Founder @ Beekeeper Group)
Dan Mindus (Investor @ CIT Gap Funds)
Vlad Vinogradsky (APIphany)
Mike Shafer (Palantir)
Sandro Olivieri (Marketing Manager @ AT&T)
Mark Blafkin (Innovator's Network)
When & Where
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