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Re: [nyhacker] Re: The Fishackathon is 2 days away Claim Your Spot Now!

From: Saeed J.
Sent on: Thursday, June 12, 2014 2:21 PM

Here are the challenge statements many of you have been asking for. 

Many members of the community have been requesting tickets so we’ve decided to open 10 tickets exclusively for the NYHacker Community.


Challenge 1:
Enable local entities to collect and categorize catch data.
Location: Philippines

Challenge 2:
Enable local fishers to report illegal trawling to the government.
Location: Ghana

Challenge 3: Enable fishers to register their vessels with local authorities.
Location: West Africa

Challenge 4:
Support the detection and reporting of illegal fishing practices in protected areas.
Location: Worldwide

Challenge 5:
Utilize self­reported data to help aquaculture farmers maximize production while minimizing environmental impact.
Location: India

Challenge 6: Monitor, track, and report on the seafood supply chain from sea to table.

Location: Worldwide

You can also fork the NYC Fishackathon problem statements here:

On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 1:27 PM, Saeed Jabbar <[address removed]> wrote:

The Fishackathon is just 2 days away and tickets are going fast! This is your last chance so claim your spot.

RSVP in NYC here: 

On June 13th GreenWave will be partnering with the US State Department to host the first Fishackathon in New York City and other cities around the world.  

Our mission is to bring together the social good and technology communities to create software solutions for sustainable fisheries & fishers in developing countries.
You can find more information here:

The Fishackathon Launch Party will be on June 13th 7:00 PM at The Center for Social Innovation.

The Hackathon then begins at WeWork Lounge beginning at 10:00 PM on June 13th and continuing on until June 15th (Sunday) 12:00 PM.

Prizes Include:

  • $5000 in cash by Cast Software
  • A trip to the Philippines byThe Office of Global Partnerships & Tone
  • Virtual accelerator for 3 months by VentureHive 
Looking forward to seeing you for a fun night of Coding For Fish!


Saeed Jabbar

Digital Strategist

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