Let's Go to the Tech for Good Startup Weekend at HUB SF!

SFTech4Good has three great events happening in November!

We're pleased to start the month off by teaming up with Hub Ventures to announce the second annual Startup Weekend at Impact Hub San Francisco on November 1-3.

We’re bringing together talented startup enthusiasts to spend an intense 54 hours building mobile, web, and software solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges, ranging from poverty alleviation to climate change.

The top teams will receive a variety of valuable prizes and will be fast-tracked to the finalist round for the next accelerator cohort of Hub Ventures. This event is ideal for entrepreneurs passionate about leveraging technology to create positive impact in the world who want to start a new company, add members to their existing teams, or simply network with other like-minded entrepreneurs.

The event will take place at Impact Hub San Francisco, a purpose driven co-working space located in the thriving SOMA tech corridor, and connected to 40+ other Impact Hub locations globally.

Get your tickets here: https://swgoodtech.eventbrite.com. Make sure to use this code "FOLKSDOINGOOD" to get a 25% discount.

Lead Sponsor: Vodafone Americas Foundation

Vodafone Americas Foundation (www.vodafone-us.com) is one of a network of 28 local foundations affiliated with Vodafone Group Plc. striving to better the lives of millions of people around the world through mobile for good programs. Overall, Vodafone and its foundations have invested more than $566 million over the past 20 years to address pressing issues using mobile technology.

In the United States, the Foundation supports programs that utilize mobile technology to improve people’s lives, support the development sector and spark innovation.  The Foundation’s largest program is the annual Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project, a competition to seek the best wireless innovation to make social impact.  The application site will open in November, see some of the past winners at http://vodafone-us.com/wireless-innovation-project.

Please remember that in addition to RSVPing here you MUST to go to their Eventbrite page to register. Use this code to get 25% off: FOLKSDOINGOOD

New info: Folks Doin' Good is throwing a Happy Hour along with Startup Weekend gathering together entrepreneurs, hackers, and anybody interested in social change on Tuesday, October 29th. Get more info at the links below!

Event info: http://doingood3.eventbrite.com
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/171450343048668 

For more information on Bay Area Startup Weekend events, visit swbay.startupweekend.org.

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  • Regina W.

    Hey there everyone. We can help out a team at Startup Weekend Delaware. They need folks to take their survey re the app they're working on. Here is the message I just got via email: "Hello Everyone, I am currently competing in Startup Weekend Delaware and we are trying to beat another team in number of survey submissions! Please answer our super short survey if you have a second. It would really help us out! We need about 30 more submissions so everyone counts!!"

    Here is the link to the survey: http://bit.ly/MyInterestsSurvey

    November 16, 2013

  • Regina W.

    If you want the full run down of Startup Weekend, check out this blog post: http://hub-ventures.com/resource/tech-for-good/

    November 10, 2013

  • Bosco S.

    FOLKSDOINGOOD is not recognized as a valid promo code at https://swgoodtech.eventbrite.com/

    October 29, 2013

    • Regina W.

      We're helping HUB push this out. I'm going to send you a message now so you can contact them directly.

      October 29, 2013

    • Anish

      Hi Bosco - This was just fixed and the code should now work. Thanks for your patience!

      1 · October 30, 2013

  • Stephen B.

    What are you going to pitch?

    October 23, 2013

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