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Goodie Hack[athon] For Developers To #HackCancer

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Want to contribute, but can't attend? Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to our Hack Health Initiative here.

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Goodie Hack[athon] For Developers #HackCancer

Friday, June 22nd - Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Here’s the deal. Way too many people in the United States are affected by cancer and STDs each year. But Goodie Impact Pre-Accelerator: Hack Cancer is meant to change that. It is a 3-month program where founders see their ideas about ways to help those currently or potentially affected by cancer get turned into reality.

This Hackathon For Developers, Phase III in the program, is a 48 hour experience where developers donate their talent, and join the teams of these founders in an effort to turn their clickable prototypes that combat cancer into working products.

This is your chance to help those impacted by cancer, and possibly win money and other prizes. It’s a mashup of social good, tech, entrepreneurship and highly-skilled people, and, quite possibly, the coolest community service project you’ll ever experience. Register and join our community of changemakers today!

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Community Partners: Startup Atlanta, Hypepotamus, DigitalCrafts, Community Bucket, Legal Hackers, Code For Atlanta, Technologists of Color, CS+Social Good @ Georgia Tech, Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Atlanta, Product404, and more.

Prizes: Over $2,000 in prizes

Judges: Alianor Chapman (Director of Engineering, MailChimp), Brian Hardy (Principal Engineer, StichFix), and more.

Questions: Please email info@goodienation.org


:: Hack Cancer Teams You Can Join (4) ::

+Healium (Tech Startup): app that helps pediatric leukemia patients adhere to treatment compliance

+Ceed (Tech Startup): app that helps adult colorectal cancer patients build positive habits during treatment

+Holisment (Tech Startup): website that improves access to medical marijuana resources for lymphoma patients

+CancerBlueprint (Digital Advocacy Campaign): raising awareness about the need to create a patient-first experience that streamlines access to the "right" information for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.


:: Hack STDs Teams You Can Join (1) ::

+TheyGiveAFck (Digital Advocacy Campaign): raising awareness that college students need access to 24/7 safe, secure, and confidential HIV prevention tools and information


:: Key Details & Expections ::

At Goodie Nation, we specialize in going from “conversation to solution” in a short of time. And more importantly, our sense of urgency comes from the fact that people are suffering until the problems are solved. The world needs you to come up with awesome minimum viable products. To that end, please keep the following in mind:

+Your team's objective is to turn a clickable prototype into a working product

+Dress Code = Our focus is impact…not impress people. Dress comfortably.

+Check-In: It is UBER important that you check-in on time

+Admission is complimentary.

+Complimentary food and drinks are provided

+Bring your own laptops, phone chargers, tablets, etc.

+Share with your network, and encourage them to attend. Have a voice in the solutions for your community

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:: Agenda - Friday, June 22nd ::

6:30pm: Check-in / Food / Networking

7pm: Opening Remarks + Pitches from Founders

8pm: Team Selections

8:30pm: Hacking Begins

Midnight: Day 1 Ends


:: Agenda - Saturday, June 23rd ::

9am: Teams Arrive + Continue Hacking (Breakfast Provided)

12pm: Working Lunch (Provided)

5pm: Working Dinner (Provided)

11pm: Day 2 Ends


:: Agenda - Sunday, June 24th ::

10am: Teams Arrive + Continue Hacking (Breakfast Provided)

12pm: Working Lunch (Provided)

4pm: Pitch Competition Begins

7pm: Day 3 Ends


:: FAQ's ::

+Do I need to be an expert to participate on a team? Nope. Our hackathons are for all skill levels. In fact, hackathons are a great way to practice. We’re all one big family working together to solve problems.

+Who owns the intellectual property of the ideas? The teams formed at Goodie Ideation (and turned into legal entities) own the intellectual property

+Can I pitch my own idea to be developed at Goodie Hack? Unfortunately, no. All those who pitch ideas have beed admitted to our Goodie Impact Pre-Accelerator.

+I have a few friends. Can we join a team together? Yes, but please let us know in advance or when you arrive. It will help with planning.

+Does Goodie Nation provide funding as part of the program? Nope, but we do provide a ton of complimentary resources. It’s about $25,000 worth of value per team.

+What should I bring into the event? Please bring laptops, phones, chargers, etc. as well as any speciality food items you may require.

+How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please send an email to info@goodienation.org

+Where do I park? There is a paid parking deck at the venue. Also, it is located directly next to the MARTA station, and we strongly encourage Uber.


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