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Global Hackathon for Social Good (Mobile), June 28 – 30, 2013

Geeklist is launching a global hackathon for social good, and there will a branch right here is San Diego this week-end.

This FREE event will begin Friday June 28 at 6:00PM withbeer, wine, soda, pizza, etc and last until noon Sunday. See below for important information about the locations and times.

We’re gathering mobile developers, app designers and back-end engineers to create apps, make non-profit sites much more useful on mobile, and build solutions that make the world a better place. There will be $1,000’s in cash prizes, give-aways, gift cards and more. The prizes will be local and with a global winner.

What is ‘Hack for Good’? Well it means everything built needs to be done to better humanity, support a non-profit/cause or leverage one of our sponsors (or our) API’s to do something to make peoples lives better.

Themes will include hacking to help:  
Disaster and Emergency solutions - Education and Learning - Workplace and Jobs - Poverty and Hunger

Would you like to hack with other developers around the globe? Do you like free food and geek swag? Do you fancy yourself developing for mobile? Are you a decent human being? If you answered yes to at least one of these questions then we got an event for you!

Additional Details and official registration:


Friday June 28 from 6-9PM.

Location: San Diego Downtown at Village 631. Possible to alternatively join the event online (but you have to be present in person to enjoy the pizza & drinks ;-) 
6pm: Meetup with beer, wine, soda, pizza, etc.  
7pm: Special guest speakers 
8pm-9pm: Hackathon teams form, and hack through the weekend!

Our special guest speakers will be:

Montana Flynn - API hustler, Recovering PHP Dev, JavaScript Fanatic, Creating a New API Economy at Mashape  
Nijiko Yonskai - Author of the OAuth Bible, JavaScript Expert, Founder of Parsify, Full-Stack Warrior at Mashape

Saturday June 29 from 11AM.

Location: Ansir Innovation Center.

Program: Open co-working on projects, in teams or individually. Optional Startup Engineering workshop from 12-2PM. Pizza, snacks & beverages sponsored by @walmartlabs.

Sunday June 30 at noon.

Location: San Diego Downtown at Village 631. Possible to alternatively join the event online (but you have to be present in person to enjoy the pizza & drinks ;-)


Use #hack4good and follow @gklstlive on twitter for live updates and @gklst for all your ^5’s and chatter!

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  • Kusno M.

    Out of town .. :-(

    June 24, 2013

  • Terje N.

    San Diego Hackers & Founders organizes a study group on Startup Engineering on Saturday at noon in the same building.

    June 24, 2013

  • Terje N.

    The Geek Girl Conference is On Saturday at USD. With only ten minutes drive in between, it should be possible to combine the two events.

    June 24, 2013

  • Joshua S.

    I just signed up to volunteer at the Geek Girl Conference. Does this overlap? Is this a separate Event?

    June 22, 2013

  • Kusno M.

    I am interested, but not sure if it is really coming to san diego, since there are so few news on this ...

    June 17, 2013

    • Jason S.

      Also, if you are going to attend please sign up using,­, so we can get an accurate head count. Thanks, Jason

      June 17, 2013

    • Kusno M.

      I believe I already signed up in the google form, I didn't see any response - or maybe I missed it.

      June 17, 2013

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