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Mo'Hacks Vancouver: Innovating for Men's Health

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ProtoHack has partnered with Movember for Mo'Hacks. This event will be dedicated to innovating for men's health.

The Movember Foundation is a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives. Since 2003, millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising $685 million and funding over 1,000 projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and suicide prevention.

Too many men die too young. Men experience worse longer-term health than women and die on average six years earlier. Over the age of 65, in developed countries, women outnumber men by a quarter. The crisis is worsening. Prostate cancer, the second biggest cancer affecting men, is set to double in the next 15 years. Three quarters of suicides are men. Poor mental health leads to half a million men taking their own life every year. One man is taking his own life, every minute of every day.

Work at the Movember Foundation helps men live healthy, happy lives and prevents men from dying too young. We provide a platform for talking about men’s health. We help men develop a healthier attitude and behavior toward their health. We encourage men to talk more with those around them and feel better able to cope with difficult feelings and circumstances.

Men's Mental Health:
Globally, the rate of suicide is alarmingly high, particularly in men and the numbers are rising
3 out of 4 suicides are men, with the number of men taking their life eclipsing road deaths, cancer and heart disease
Around the world, on average we lose a man to suicide every minute of every day.
This is a crisis that demands our immediate action

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ProtoHack exists to show people that they can create something amazing from nothing without having to write a single line of code. We empower and enable the non-technical community with the tools, knowledge, and know-how that will help bring their idea to life and visually communicate it through prototyping.

ProtoHack requires no coding. Instead, you'll be using prototyping tools, drag and drop editors, mockups, wireframes and anything else you think of to visually demo your idea on stage. Competitors will work in teams (up to 4) or solo.

ProtoHack is a 12-hour experience where you will build a prototype that communicates an idea visually. During ProtoHack you'll learn how to use the best prototyping tools in the industry, network with like-minded people with various backgrounds, become a better product person, and receive access to prototype tools, learning communities, and other prizes just for attending (up to $300-400 value!)

Over the course of 12 hours

1) Form a team: network and collaborate with like-minded people who will help you bring the idea to life
2) Ideate and brainstorm: think up every crazy idea possible, collaborate, and narrow it down
3) Prepare a business plan: identify the problem you're solving, who your customer is, and how to monetize
4) Design a prototype: visually communicate your solution through a working prototype using some of the best tools in the industry
5) Get mentorship: meet with industry experts to help you with your pitch, business model, and design
6) Prepare a presentation: you'll have up to 10 slides and 90 seconds to showcase the work you've done in the last 12 hours
7) Pitch to a panel of judges: notable founders who can help validate your idea

Still not convinced? Check out our FAQ, read more about how it works, or contact us.

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