HACKFit Boston 2013
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Hack. Sweat. Launch a startup. All in 48 hours.
Who the hell mixes a 7am yoga workout, startup challenges, 50 foot climbing walls, and fresh food - all into a fitness technology hackathon? We do.
150 Aspiring Entrepreneurs
15 Expert Coaches
7 Electric Exercise Sessions
6 Healthy Meals
2 Inspiring Venues
1 HACKFit Champion
HACKFit Boston is the FIRST EVER startup event held in a workspace where physicality truly inspires innovation!
HACKFit competitions turn early stage fitness-tech concepts into viable businesses. From hacking the latest fitness devices and APIs to pitching infront of investors, we provide the resources for HACKFitters to change the world. But it doesn't stop there. HACKFit events are supercharged with group exercise sessions that inspire fun, creativity, and comaraderie.
JUDGES & COACHES:
- We hook you up with a high quality tech shirt that you'll be proud to rock at work or the gym.
- 6 HEALTHY meals and unlimited power snacks!
- 7 Instructor Led Exercise Classes including Climbing, Martial Arts, Yoga, and more.
FACTS ABOUT HACKFIT EVENTS:
Unleashing the full potential of startup teams and fueling innovation is a critical component of the HACKFit experience. We strategically partner with world-class organizations to build an ecosystem where technology and physicality empower entrepreneurs to change the world.
Brooklyn Boulders Somerville is a hybrid climbing facility built on the premise that physicality stimulates innovation and creativity.
Microsoft NERD was founded with the recognition that the greater Boston area is home to the world’s leading universities, cutting edge technology, biotech and healthcare companies as well as a vibrant investment and startup community.
Withings creates smart products and apps to take care of yourself and your loved ones in a new and easy way.
General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design.
dwinQ is revolutionizing how we interact at events with our Social Media Operating System. The platform enables guests to connect to their social networks simply by being present.
When & Where
Our Startup Events are weekend long competitions lasting about 48 hours, where 150-200 entrepreneurs create health, fitness, and sport technologies. Regardless if you’re a seasoned programmer, fitness buff, or marketing maven, we will test your physicality and mental grit. Hackfitters not only bond through dynamic exercise challenges, but create functional apps, websites, and hardware devices, in just one weekend. It’s the stuff of legends.