LAUNCH Hackathon - Nov 8-10

Applications are now closed. http://hackathon.launch.co.

1,000 devs/designers will gather at LAUNCH Hackathon in SF, Nov 8 - 10. @jason will start the event interviewing Kevin Rose. Also expect: two grand prizes totaling $1.6M optional investments, awesome food, massages, additional prizes from API partners, and all participants get a free LAUNCH Festival 2014 pass.

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  • Michael

    the food and drink situation was a bit iffy

    November 10, 2013

    • howard d.

      I found that also true the first day - I'm Veggie and GF.

      November 11, 2013

  • geovanny

    i would love to attend this hackaton

    November 8, 2013

  • Louisa

    Hi, what are the skill set needed for Hackathon? I have never been to one before and don't know where to start. Also, if I cannot join a team right away, can I volunteer to help?

    October 25, 2013

    • Emily S.

      We accept developers/designers at all levels in their experience. As long as you know how to code or can show some designing experience, you can apply. You can also post on our Discussion board to find a team. We could definitely use some extra hands re volunteering! Email me at [masked] for more details.

      October 28, 2013

    • Tracy

      Hi Louisa, my team is open for a front-end developer. We are building an email aggregator. Would you like to know further about my startup idea?

      November 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello, do you know what opportunities we have to sleep near the place? Thx!

    October 24, 2013

    • Emily S.

      We don't have any discounts set up with hotels, but a quick Google search shows these in the area: http://goo.gl/uVWq9g­

      The venue will be open 24 hours for the event so you can technically sleep there as well.

      October 25, 2013

  • Felix O.

    Can I volunteer if I'm not a dev but learning how to code?

    October 9, 2013

    • Emily S.

      Sure thing! Email me at [masked] and we can discuss specifics.

      October 9, 2013

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