Opportunity Hack is a hackathon sponsored by eBay Inc. with the goal of building solutions that demonstrate the power of technology and commerce to make a difference in the world. Together we will solve real-world problems that nonprofits, small businesses and government organizations encounter every day.
Connect with like-minded technologists, non-profits and social innovators, build solutions and empower people. You will use your technology skills to create opportunity and empower people that need help the most.
Some of the participating Non-Profits include: Save the Bay, Waste No Food, Goodwill Silicon Valley, and many more (full list below).
How is it different from other hackathons?
Opportunity Hack uses hacking to solve problems that make a difference in the world. It is hacking for a cause. Hacking for good. Hacking to improve lives.
When is it?
Opportunity Hack will take place at Town Hall on the North campus in San Jose.
Who is it open to?
Everyone in the Bay Area is welcome. If you’re part of an orgnization that comes together to build something, Opportunity Hack is for YOU.
We need App Developers, UI Designers, Software engineers, Data professionals and Product Managers.
What kind of ideas will we be hacking for?
Pitch your own idea at the event and form a team, or sign up for an idea being pitched by local non-profits and public organizations like… Valley Verde, Junior Achievement,Opportunity Fund, San Jose Public Library, Enova, Rennaisance Enterpreneurship Center, Children's Discovery Museum, Breakshtrough Silicon vally, SCU Enterprise Action Research Exchange, Taproot Foundation, Literacy Bridge, Inner City Advisors, Waste No food, TTG, TranSap and eBay Giving Works.
Sign Up NOW!
HURRY!! There are limited spots. This is your chance to make a difference in your community and the world! All ticket sales go towards charity or event expenses.
Detailed Schedule for Attendees
|08:00AM: Doors Open to Sponsors / Sponsor Table Setup
08:00AM: Doors Open to Attendees / Breakfast of Champions
09:30AM: Nonprofit idea pitches
11:20AM: Team Pitches
12:00PM: Lunch is served
01:00PM: The Hackathon begins!
06:00PM: Dinner is served
HACK THROUGH THE NIGHT #ebayOHack
|12:00AM: Midnight pizza served upstairs
08:00AM: Breakfast is served
12:00PM: Lunch is served / I can’t think straight but this tastes awesome!
02:00PM: Hackathon Ends
03:00PM: Video submissions due
04:30PM: Closing Keynote
05:00PM: Winners are announced / Prizathon!
05:30PM: Drinkathon / You’ve survived… let’s celebrate!