Hackathon

Pega Announces Winners of Global Software Hackathon Focused on Solving COVID-19 Issues

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering digital transformation at the world's leading enterprises, today announced the winners of the Pega Community Hackathon 2020 Pega's first hackathon open to its global community of developers.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering digital transformation at the world's leading enterprises, today announced the winners of the Pega Community Hackathon 2020 Pega's first hackathon open to its global community of developers.
  • The six-week event attracted more than 750 registrants and 75 final projects focused on helping organizations navigate the COVID-19 crisis with better customer and employee experiences.
  • All award winners will receive cash prizes, with Best in Show also winning free passes to PegaWorld iNspire 2021 .
  • For more than 35 years, Pega has enabled higher customer satisfaction, lower costs, and increased customer lifetime value.

TechFrederick Hackathon Teams Create Software Solutions for Local Non-Profits

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 1:30pm

FREDERICK, Md., July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --techfrederick, a coalition of local high-tech companies, completed its second Annual Hackathon this week, yielding incredible results for some Frederick area non-profits.

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  • FREDERICK, Md., July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --techfrederick, a coalition of local high-tech companies, completed its second Annual Hackathon this week, yielding incredible results for some Frederick area non-profits.
  • ", said Ed Hinde, Executive Director, SHIP of Frederick County, "I had planned to replicate an app from a similar non-profit in LA.
  • Started in 2016, techfrederick focuses on connecting local professionals by providing advocacy, education, communication, and networking opportunities.
  • People really enjoyed building these applications because they know the things they built will get used", said techfrederick Hackathon Co-Chair Patrick Pierson of IronNet Cybersecurity.

Bespectacled announces the launch of TecXposition 2020 - Africa's premier tech event

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:30pm

LAGOS, Nigeria, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bespectacled Ltd. announces the official launch of TecXposition 2020, Africa's Premier tech event.

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  • LAGOS, Nigeria, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bespectacled Ltd. announces the official launch of TecXposition 2020, Africa's Premier tech event.
  • Due to the exceptional circumstances presented by COVID-19, the event will be 100% virtual in 2020.
  • TecXposition promises to deliver what Africa has been waiting for, the opportunity to view technology from a global lens, with local outcomes.
  • TecXposition 2020 (#tecXposition) will feature the following, albeit via a virtual platform: conference, exhibition, hackathon, an investor deal room, product and service launches, masterclasses, demos, innovation know-how and best-in-class thought leadership.

Winners of Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon Chosen from Over 800 Competing Developers

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 6:05pm

DALLAS, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedera Hashgraph , an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, today announced the winners of the Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon .

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  • DALLAS, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedera Hashgraph , an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, today announced the winners of the Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon .
  • The hackathon featured several challenges and ran for six weeks from May 1st to June 12th, 2020.
  • Throughout the hackathon, over 800 developers built new decentralized applications (dApps) on the Hedera network.
  • The winners of the Hedera 20 Virtual Hackathon, divided into respective categories, are:

Facedrive and HiRide Announce Global Virtual Hackathon to Counter the Impacts of Covid-19

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 12:00pm

Furthermore, the top five entries will receive invitations to fully paid internships at Facedrive and HiRide to help transform their ideas into reality.

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  • Furthermore, the top five entries will receive invitations to fully paid internships at Facedrive and HiRide to help transform their ideas into reality.
  • The winning idea of the hackathon will be awarded up to CAD $100,000 cash if developed into a harnessed solution.
  • This is also why we are introducing the virtual hackathon, said Akshat Soni, CEO of HiRide.
  • HiRide is an entirely new, people powered global transport network that connects drivers with empty seats to passengers looking for a ride.

eMerge Americas, Wyncode Academy, And Code Fever Announce Virtual Hackathon To Develop Applications Combating Racism

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 2:13pm

The objective of the hackathon is to develop tech solutions to combat racism, such as apps, which will be presented at the upcoming eMerge Americas conference.

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  • The objective of the hackathon is to develop tech solutions to combat racism, such as apps, which will be presented at the upcoming eMerge Americas conference.
  • "eMerge Americas is committed to taking action to combat systemic racism and leveraging tech to fight social injustices."
  • The teamsparticipating in the virtual hackathon will be tasked with designing and building a solution that combats racial injustice.
  • Code Fever is a nonprofit committed to getting our communities up to code.

Coinsilium Group Limited: Post Covid Global Online Blockchain Hackathon

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 8:01am

Ltd. ("Indorse") the 'Post Covid Hack' a global online blockchain hackathon from July to October 2020.

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  • Ltd. ("Indorse") the 'Post Covid Hack' a global online blockchain hackathon from July to October 2020.
  • The Post Covid Hack will bring together blockchain teams, developers and blockchain protocols from around the world to ideate, collaborate, learn, innovate & build cutting-edge decentralized, open solutions to overcome the post-Covid health, social, economic & privacy challenges.
  • The Post Covid Hack, will create a bridge between talent and teams from around the world connecting them with the hackathon's Blockchain Technology Partners.
  • Through the Post Covid Hack initiative, Indorse and Coinsilium will pool their network and reach to attract world-class sponsoring partners and great talent from around the world.

Software Developers Help Combat the Coronavirus by Building Solutions to Common COVID-19 Challenges

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 6:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Yeti, a design and development agency in San Francisco, has organized software developers nationwide to help create solutions for those in need during the coronavirus crisis.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Yeti, a design and development agency in San Francisco, has organized software developers nationwide to help create solutions for those in need during the coronavirus crisis.
  • In late April, Yeti held a virtual hackathon ( https://hackthevirus.splashthat.com/ ) that paired over 100 developers with a group of expert panelists in the medical, education and health and wellness fields to discuss potential software solutions to widespread challenges the public is currently facing amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
  • "The more and more we talked to experts in various fields, the more we realized that there were so many potential software solutions that could solve the collective problems we are all facing."
  • The software solutions that were developed during the weekend long hackathon in April ranged from community volunteering tools to medical response assistance.

Myneral Labs to Launch New Intelligent Ecosystem for Clients: Myneral.me

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

LONDON, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Myneral Labs, a supply chain technology development and refinement start-up that won the 2019 TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech, this week excitedly announced they are launching a new integrative ecosystem: Myneral.me.

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  • LONDON, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Myneral Labs, a supply chain technology development and refinement start-up that won the 2019 TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech, this week excitedly announced they are launching a new integrative ecosystem: Myneral.me.
  • It also features an impressive fusion of AI and blockchain technology, whilst offering seamless integration with existing systems.
  • It's the smart technology the industry has been waiting for, and we're gearing up to take the market by storm."
  • The MynAI system will automatically reroute items to increase supply chain efficiency, dependant on many different inputs provided by all Myneral devices.

Bitcoin Association Opens Registration for Third BSV Hackathon

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 11:00am

ZURICH, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bitcoin Association officially announces and opens registration for its third BSV Hackathon competition for developers, with $100,000 in cash prizes (payable in Bitcoin SV) staked for the winners.

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  • ZURICH, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bitcoin Association officially announces and opens registration for its third BSV Hackathon competition for developers, with $100,000 in cash prizes (payable in Bitcoin SV) staked for the winners.
  • This 3rd iteration of the BSV Hackathon will look a little different from past editions.
  • Jimmy Nguyen, Founding President of Bitcoin Association, commented on the announcement, saying:
    "It's extremely exciting for Bitcoin Association to kick off our third BSV Hackathon, following months of work from our team planning for the competition.
  • To find out more or register for the third BSV Hackathon, visit bsvhackathon.net today.