Connect with like minded people at our first hackathon using some of the best APIs to develop your product (Open Tok API, Tropo API & LinkedIn API). Thanks to our Sponsors!
Space: LinkedIn <--They are Hiring!
Lunch: OpenFeint.com <-- They are Hiring!
We will have some great presentations on how to use LinkedIn and Tropo APIs - (Another API will be announced soon). Michael Madison, Managing Director of Cocoon Ventures will be our guest speaker. Members of SVASE (Silicon Valley Association for Startup Entrepreneurs) will be present as well to answer any questions about your startup and/or funding opportunities.
Bring a laptop and some cool ideas or participate in someone’s project. If you have a project you are currently working on and need some help, feel free to stop by and ask for help.
9:00-9:30 Registration, Continental Breakfast
9:30 – 10:00 Introductions
10:00am – Guest Speaker - Michael Madison, Managing Director of Cocoon Ventures
10:45 – 11:30 – How to use the Linked API, Tropo API, Open Tok API
11:30 – Pitch Ideas/Form teams
12:00 – Lunch
Until 5pm - Hack away for the rest of the day!
5:00 – Presentations
Michael Madison is the Managing Director of Cocoon Ventures and is a hard-core technologist that still enjoys getting his hands dirty. He started writing software in the 2nd grade and was a code contributor to NASA Langley’s supercomputer management systems by the time he entered junior high. Michael was also named as one of the Business Journals' 2009 top 40 executives under the age of 40 in the Silicon Valley.
SVASE (Silicon Valley Association for Startup Entrepreneurs) is the largest and fastest growing nonprofit association in Northern California dedicated exclusively to helping technology entrepreneurs – from the idea through product launch – find co-founders, secure venture funding and build successful businesses, across all technology driven industries (Clean Energy, Digital Media, Life Sciences, Next Generation Internet, Mobile, Security, Software, Semiconductors and more.)