Global Mobile Hackathon sponsored by Google
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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.
Meet our Judges
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
- 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/
When & Where
digitalundivided (DID) is a social enterprise that develops programs that increase the active participation of urban communities, especially women, in the digital space.