Are you frustrated with our current political climate? Want to convert that frustration into action that makes a difference? Here’s your chance!
The Reboot Democracy Hackathon is a non-partisan call to action for people inspired to use technology to build scalable tools that increase citizen education and participation in government, and transform our political system into one that is truly representative and responsive to its citizens.
The hackathon with take place at 500 Startups’ office in San Francisco from Friday 12/9 to Sunday 12/11. We hope to serve food and drink throughout. All you have to do is show up and build something great!
All are welcome, from engineers, designers, product managers, business-people, marketers, investors, etc.
Friday Dec 9
- 6pm - Venue opens. Check-in, happy hour, and networking
- 7pm - Welcome: Overview of Reboot, Prompt, Agenda review
- 7:30pm - Open forum for people to pitch ideas
- 8pm - People form ideas and teams, start building!
- 11pm - Venue closes for the night
Saturday Dec 10
- 9am - Venue opens, breakfast, start building!
- 12pm - Lunch
- 6pm - Dinner
- 8pm - Venue closes for the night
Sunday Dec 11
- 10am - Venue opens. Breakfast, start building!
- 12pm - Lunch, wrap up projects
- 2pm - Project presentations start
- 4pm - Presentations finish, Awards and Wrap-up
- 4pm - After party at nearby bar (TBD)
Confirmed Judges Include:
- Scott Wiener, California State Senator elect representing District 11 (San Francisco and San Mateo), member of the Board of Supervisors of San Francisco
- Keith Rabois, Senior Partner, Khosla Ventures and former executive at PayPal, LinkedIn, and Square
- Hillary Hartley, Deputy Executive Director at 18F and former Presidential Innovation Fellow at The White House
- Mike Dinsdale, current CFO of DoorDash and former CFO of DocuSign
- Gayle Karen Young, Chief Talent and Culture Officer at Wikimedia Foundation
- Debra Cleaver, Founder and CEO of VOTE.org
- David Moren, Bay Area Executive Director at Generation Citizen
- Kim-Mai Cutler, Operating Partner at Initialized Capital, former Technology Reporter at TechCrunch
Finally special thanks to our organizing partner organization Startup Policy Lab!