TechStreet Houston's Mobile App Hackathon at START
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM (CST)
Celebrate the launch of TechStreet Houston Smart City by participating in this year's START Mobile Hackathon, where the brightest developers and designers will come together to build mobile app solutions across the following categories:
- Energy/Oil & Gas
- Digital Healthcare
- Intelligent Transportation
- Digital Education
- Emerging Technology
START Mobile Hackathon Key Dates
September 30, 2013 at 6:00 PM Central – Registration Closes
(Build teams & networking over hors d'oeuvres and drinks)
(Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks provided)
(Winners announced at TechStreet Houston Opening Party)
Houston START Mobile Hackathon
Join us on Saturday 11/9/2013 for 12 hours of adrenalin pumping redbull downing mobile app development and be prepared to demo to win major street cred with your peers and industry visibility.
The START mobile hackathon enable teams to build solutions integrating the mobile smart city theme. Join us at this exciting event for food, fun, the experience...and build something really cool. Meet other developers, engineers, designers, and share stories of your how your mobile app projects present solutions to various industry problems.
We are handing out some awesome prizes for the best projects, including the best new projects, and the best integrations into existing projects -- more details, including the rules and prizes, will be sent out to registrants soon.
Top winners will be announced and showcased at TechStreet Houston on November 19, 2013 during the Opening Party 5:00 PM-7:30PM (www.techstreethouston.com)
How to Complete the Registration Process
Don’t worry if you don’t have a team or an existing project-- team formations will happen during the Appy Hour on November 8, 2013 from 6pm-8:30pm!
To complete the registration process, go to the TechStreet Houston START Hackathon.io website by clicking here
You will need to complete the Start Hackathon.io profile, provide information about your project, and provide the name of your project team (if applicable).
Please note that going to the http://www.hackathon.io/techstreet
website is a requirement to complete the START Mobile Hackathon registration process (once you've completed Eventbrite registration).
*Note: Your START Mobile Hackathon registration allows you to attend TechStreet Houston on November 19th (Opening Party) and sessions on November 20th.
When & Where
TechStreet is an open and collaborative smart city initiative developed by leading-edge innovators with the goal of creating smarter citizens…smarter communities …and a smarter city improving our quality of life.
TechStreet Houston is open to all sectors of Houston's tech community - developers, designers, engineers, doctors, researchers, educators, technologists, makers, entrepreneurs, technology enthusiasts, students, organizations, investors, startups, and established companiesto engage the citizenry and increase the intellectual energy of the community.
This dynamic collaboration across diverse communities is intended to inspire fresh thinking and lead to the creation of cutting-edge solutions that contribute to an overall better quality of life for everyone.
TechStreet Houston Event
Introducing the TechStreet Houston smart city event. An open and collaborative platform for the community to learn, share, showcase and promote their creative and innovative ideas, expertise and technologies for better living.
On November 20, 2013 at the George R. Brown convention center in Houston, TX, all are invited to experience:
- STEAM Street - Leading edge STEAM workshops enabling kids to experience technology and learn to innovate
- CODE Street - Awe-inspiring demos from wicked smart and creative developers and designers
- HATCH pitch – The competition for revolutionary tech startups making life better.
- TechStreet University - Hands-on programming workshops on the popular and emerging platforms for experienced and wanna-be programmers
- Smart Street expo – will showcase multiple pods with the following themes: Intelligent Transportation, Sustainability & Environment, Emerging Technology, Creatives and Makers, digital health and education to enable knowledge sharing and brand building
- START Street - where creatives, technologists, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and curious citizens meetup to share, learn, get started, incubate or advance their ideas, ventures, projects, etc.
This pioneering event brings together the collective creativity and intelligence of government, businesses, academia, community organizations and citizens to inspire, cultivate, expand and accelerate knowledge, innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization. Fostering a smart city, raising the intellectual capital of our citizenry, and economic energy of our communities.