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Silicon Valley-Shanghai Hackathon 2013


Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

Silicon Valley-Shanghai Hackathon 2013

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General Attendee Ended Free  
I am a Supporter Ended Free  
Press Pass   more info Ended Free  
Hacker with an idea   more info Ended Free  
I am a native developer with iOS, Android, BB, WP, and HTML5 Ended Free  
I am a Back-end Developer Ended Free  
I am a Front-end Developer Ended Free  
I am a UI/UX Designer Ended Free  
I am a non-dev idea person looking for a team. Ended Free  

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Silicon Valley-Shanghai Hackathon 2013:

Code for BlackBerry, Evernote, next generation smart devices (Google glasses, smart watches, leap motion etc.)

and more...


Join us at Silicon Valley-Shanghai Hackathon to interact with top coders, developers and designers from both US and China;  inspire your peers or get inspired from others. Just bring your laptops, form your teams or find your partners onsite, then enjoy the 36 hours’ coding game, and turn your idea to demo!

As usually, we provide decent places, drinks, snacks and meals.  We will also have some great judges/speakers. Winners will get chances to win cash awards, join Black Berry’s Global Developer Conference and Evernote's Global Trunk Conference.  And of course, you will meet a lot of Geeks and know more out of your home country in-terms of wisdom of geeks.   

We strongly recommend attendees make your demos following below three topics:

BlackBerry apps: Create apps for BlackBerry OS and customize them for BlackBerry’s loyal users. You can also make some creative updates on your current iOS/Android apps then transfer them onto BlackBerry OS.

Evernote Trunk:  Evernote is a platform for people's memories, facts, documents, clippings, data logs, and more. Building a great product on top of Evernote’s APIs and join Evernote ecosystem in the mission to make people smarter and world better.

Next generation smart devices: It isn’t building a device but creating some unique apps that could run on next generation hardwares like Google Glasses, Leap Motion, Pebble Watches as well as others. Big chance you’re heading on!

Apply Now! if you wanted to make something brilliant.

---------Details are below---------


  • Silicon Valley
    InnoSpring, 2901 Tasman Drive,Suite 107,Santa Clara, CA 95054.
  • Shanghai
    Knowledge and Innovation Community, 388 Songhu Road, Shanghai City


Date and Time

  • May 10, 6:00pm- May 12, 1:00pm (PST)
  • May 11, 9:00am- May 12, 9:00pm (HKT)



  • Most Creative Award:   $200
  • Best Business Model Award:  $200
  • Best Team Work Award:  $200
  • Blackberry Award:  Blackberry 10
  • Evernote Award:  Evernote's global Trunk conference
  • Smart Device Award: $200



May 10 Let's Rock
  5:00pm Arrive early, get registered, settled, and start networking with your future rock star teammates!
  6:20pm   Opening, MC introduces the hackathon agenda, and awards.

Live Stream with Shanghai. Welcome speech by hosts--KIC, PingWest, InnSpring and TopGeek

  7:00pm Evernote Trunk Introduction

Idea pitch and team formation



  8:00pm Heads down on coding
May 11 Developing
  9:00am Breakfast
Continue heads down on coding
  1:00pm Lunch
  1:30pm Well, continue coding
  7:00pm Dinner
Coding again again and again
May 12 Awarding
  9:00am Breakfast and get ready to pitch!
  9:30am Hacker DEMO
  11:00am Judges speech, announce final winners(Silicon Valley)
  12:00pm Shanghai announce final winners
  12:30pm Celebration and networking  



  • Knowledge and Innovation Community:
    With a planned area of more than 1 million square meters, KIC is a modern live-work-play community complete with office, retail, residential, entertainment and recreational facilities.
  • PingWest:
    The leading Chinese online tech media which connects the most brilliant entrepreneurs and investors between Silicon Valley and China.

  • TopGeek:
    A tech geek community based in Shanghai. TopGeek organizes regular events and conferences talking about the latest trend and development experiences.
  • InnoSpring
    Silicon Valley’s first US-China technology start-up incubator. Its focus is on encouraging startups to expand beyond their home countries to lead huge market opportunities in the US and China.

Hackathon Partner

  • BlackBerry
  • Microsoft
  • Evernote
  • InnoSpace

HackathonMedia Partner

  • Sina
  • Headin
  • TeamHello

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When & Where

2901 Tasman Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

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PingWest is a leading online tech media company targeting audiences in the Greater China region, including China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Our mission is to enable tech entrepreneurs and investors in Greater China and beyond to connect, learn, collaborate, and drive technology forward into new territory.

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