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Global Mobile Hackathon sponsored by Google

digitalundivided (DID)

Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

Global Mobile Hackathon sponsored by Google

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digitalundivided's (www.digitalundivided.com) Global Mobile Hack is an overnight hackathon dedicated to creating innovative ways to increase access to data/information on mobile platforms in urban communities around the world.


 

What are the Prizes?

 

Google Grand Prize: Top Secret, but it's good (it's Google!)

digitalundivided's Developer Choice Prize: $500 for the team with the best hack as judged by your peers.

Pearson Prize: $350 for the most awesome use of the Pearson App

Newbie Prize: Raspberry Pis for the best app designed by a team with at least one hackathon newbie

Entertain Us Prize: $25 AWS giftcards to every person on the team that gives the most entertaining pitch.


 


 

Sponsors

 

Dinner Sponsor


 

 

Meet our Judges

Navarrow Wright


Navarrow Wright
Interactive One

 

Allison Remsen


Allison Remsen
Mobile Future

 

Brian Dixon


Brian Dixon
Kapor Capital

 

Corey Neufville


Corey Neufville
Facebook


Kyle Wanamaker


Kyle Wanamaker
Tumblr

 

Judging Criteria:

 

Participants will be judged using the following criteria:

 

Design/UX - Is the application polished, visually appealing, and easy to use?

 

Effective Use of Partner APIs - how well does the app use sponsor APIs in solving a problem faced in urban america.

 

Creativity- Does the app provide a creative solution to the problem?

 

Utility in an Urban Environment - Does the app provide a solution to a problem(s) present in urban communities?


 

Meet Our Mentors

 

Scott Hanselman

 

Scott Hanselman

Microsoft



Adria Richards

Technology Evangelist

 

Tara Walker


Tara Walker
Microsoft

 

 

Tobias Wright


Tobias Wright
Victoria's Secret


 

Rules:

 

  • In order to participate, you must register online at our event page. You must be a legal resident/citizen of the US in order to participate. YOU MUST BE IN PHYSICAL ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT.
  • All eligible apps must be submitted via The Global Mobile Hack’s Hackerleague page no later than 9:00 AM on October 6th, 2013. 
  • Teams MUST present their app on Sunday October 5th, 2013 in order to be eligible for prizes.  
  • All teams will have 2 minutes to present their apps to the team of judges and judges will score their apps based on the judging criteria. 

 

For a complete GMH rules, please visit: http://www.digitalundivided.com/focus100/hack-official-rules/


 

 
 
Have questions about Global Mobile Hackathon sponsored by Google? Contact digitalundivided (DID)

When & Where


Ogilvy Headquarters
636 11th Avenue (btw 46th and 47th St)
New York, NY 10036

Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM (EDT)


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digitalundivided (DID) is a social enterprise that develops programs that increase the active participation of urban communities, especially women, in the digital space.

 


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