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HackPSU - Hackathon at Penn State


Friday, March 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:30 PM

HackPSU - Hackathon at Penn State

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Type End Quantity
Local Student Hacker [Early Bird]
Applies to students around the Penn State area.
Ended Free  
Visiting Student Hacker [Early Bird]
Applies to students who will be traveling to the hackathon.
Ended Free  
Local Student Hacker
Applies to students around the Penn State area.
Ended Free  
Visiting Student Hacker
Applies to students who will be traveling to the hackathon.
Ended Free  
Demo Attendee
Open attendance for Saturday Hackathon pitches (registration optional)
Ended Free  

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Friday-Saturday, March 22nd-23rd, 2013

Ready to take your idea to the next level? Then join us for HackPSU's 24-hour hackathon at Penn State in the IST Building. HackPSU will be held in conjunction with IST Startup Week. This event is organized by Innoblue.



First place team will receive an all expense paid trip to San Francisco for the Readyforce Innovate weekend where they will get the red carpet treatment, tour the hottest start-ups in the valley, meet the founders and VCs, hear interesting talks and of course attend some awesome parties and networking events along with 100 other top hackers from around the country. 

Readyforce is the leading career network for college students
. We connect students directly to companies fojob and internship opportunitiesand we have a strong focus on the start-up community. Check out the website to connect with Box, Square, Facebook, Airbnb, Pinterest and so many more companies that are looking for you!

2nd Place Prize  $1000

3rd Place Prize   $500

An Xbox and Surface will also be given away.

Message Me will be giving away an iPad mini. Download the iphone or android app to be part of the raffle!

Tigerlabs is happy to announce that they will be granting automatic entrance to the interview phase of Tigerlabs University for the top 10 teams competing in Hack PSU. Teams are welcome to apply with their hackathon project or another project of interest, but please indicate this offer on your application. Tigerlabs is an accelerator specifically targeting student entrepreneurs -- current undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates. Over an intensive 12 week program starting in June we provide students with $20,000 in capital, more than $150,000 in services, and mentorship from world class entrepreneurs, investors, and operators. If you are interested in learning more, please track down James Smits after the demos.





     David Rusenko @drusenko                    Steve Huffman                      Matt Brezina @brezina        

      Founder & CEO/ Weebly        Co-founder/ Reddit & Hipmunk    Co-founder & CEO/ Sincerely


            David Hua @hua                       Dan Veltri @danveltri                          Chris Fanini         

    Head of Platform/ Sincerely             Co-founder/ Weebly              Co-founder & CTO/ Weebly 

        Justin Kan @justinkan                         Rajiv Eranki                     James Smits @james_smits

        CEO & Founder/ Exec          Server Engineering/ Dropbox              Partner/ Tigerlabs 


     Tikhon Bernstam @tikhon      Lindsay Lindstrom @LindsayInPhilly                Rob Behe

Co-founder/ Scribd and Parse   Developer Evangelist/ Microsoft     Dir. of Engineering/ Videon




Friday, March 22nd, 2013

5:30pm - Registration opens

6:30pm - Hacking Kickoff

7:00pm - Dinner served while hacking continues through the night

7:00pm-9:00pm - Scheduled workshops (optional)

7:00pm-midnight - Office hours with mentors (optional)

Midnight- Food and snacks, courtesy of our sponsor Weebly

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

9:30am - Breakfast served 

1:00pm - Lunch provided 

6:00pm-7:00pm - Expo showcasing open to the public

7:00pm-8:00pm - Top hackers present and winners announced

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Questions? Email kathleen@innoblue.org

Have questions about HackPSU - Hackathon at Penn State? Contact Innoblue
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When & Where

Information Sciences and Technology
The Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA 16801

Friday, March 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:30 PM

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Innoblue is a community of artists and hackers, coders and designers, innovators and makers, who want to change the world for the better.




Questions? Contact kathleen@innoblue.org

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