• Environmental Hackathon

    12 Park St

    REGISTER HERE: https://environmentalhack.com/?utm_campaign=ENVIRONMENTAL%20HACK%20AWS%2FNVIDIA&utm_content=95157115&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-378863252 Would you trade in your office for a four-story sphere surrounded by 40,000 plants? The Spheres are a result of innovative thinking about the character of a workplace and an extended conversation about what is typically missing from urban offices – a direct link to nature. AWS and NVIDIA are hosting a hackathon where you can build your own solutions around helping the environment. Whether you are passionate about stopping deforestation, tackling climate change, or are also interested in bringing nature into urban environments, we want to see what you can do. You bring the big ideas and we’ll provide the AI tools and powerful cloud infrastructure for you to build your vision. GRAND PRIZE: $5000 FIRST PRIZE: $3000 SECOND PRIZE: $2000 REGISTER HERE: https://environmentalhack.com/?utm_campaign=ENVIRONMENTAL%20HACK%20AWS%2FNVIDIA&utm_content=95157115&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-378863252

  • AngelHack Manhattan 2019

    Ernst & Young Wavespace Chelsea

    ARE YOU READY?! Register here: https://angelhack-2019-manhattan.eventbrite.com We've got thousands of dollars worth of prizes, brilliant judges, great food, excellent workshops, and tons of fun planned this weekend! We'll see you at the hackathon! AngelHack Challenge: Challenge yourself and your entrepreneurial spirit. Make something innovative without limits, something that brings positive change to the world, even something that solves a small problem. It’s that simple. AngelHack Prize: The winning team from each hackathon will receive $500 and an invite into AngelHack’s HACKcelerator program. Amazon Challenge: Use AWS Amplify to build a mobile or web application that connects to at least one AWS service. To get started with AWS Amplify and for a curated list of tools, tutorials, and example projects, check out Awesome AWS Amplify. For a list of resources to get started with AWS, check out our AWS Hackathon Guide. Prize: The best working mobile or web app that connects to at least one AWS service will win one (1) Echo Spot per team member and $1,000 in AWS credits for the team. All attendees will also receive $100 in AWS credits during the Hackathon IBM Challenge: Get started for the 2019 Call for Code Global Challenge by building an application using cloud, data, analytics, AI, IoT, blockchain to improve disaster preparedness, response, recovery or building back better focused on the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Join the Call for Code community at ibm.biz/AH-NYNY then use this visual recognition drone lab as a starting point to kickstart your solution ibm.biz/ah-2019-dl Prize: One winning submitted project will receive $1k per team and $500/month IBM cloud credits per team member for 6 months EY Challenge: Leverage Citi’s Developer Hub to show how a company could develop new opportunities for its business and customers through the use of at least one Citi API from any geographic market. To get started, go to https://developer.citi.com to view API documentation, explore partnership case studies, and make a sandbox API call using our API playground. First Prize: Oculus Quest Runner Up Prize: Acer Chromebook R11 Agora RTC App Challenge: Build an app or website that uses the Agora (RTC) platform to solve a real-world problem, reinvent the future, or simply be creative! Bonus points awarded for solutions with AI functionality overlaid on the RTC stream. This can range from sentiment analysis to facial detection to...well, just about anything. Show us your best results! Prize: $1,500 USD Register here: https://angelhack-2019-manhattan.eventbrite.com

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  • How To Not Come In Second Place

    163 William Street

    We're gearing up for the main event - AngelHack Manhattan June 8-9th! We'll be hearing from Justin Halsall, Developer Advocate at IBM and hackathon winner, on his tips for how to not come in second place at a hackathon. Come learn some techniques to have a successful hackathon, and get excited for this year's event! Find some teammates, and discuss your ideas. Pizza and soda will be served! Justin is a software engineer, master of ceremonies, conference organizer, community leader, and an all round charming personality with a life long passion for technology and development. He is a well respected moderator at conferences and pitch events and a hackathon veteran. As Developer Advocate for IBM in New York, he mainly focusses his time and energy on developers and startups. He has over a decade of startup and development experience and previously he occupied the roles of Technology Evangelist in Europe and Asia at SoftLayer (Cloud service) in Amsterdam and the Director of Developer Programs at Bottlenose, a company that tracks trends on Social Media. This meetup is sponsored by Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University

  • Agents of Change Hackathon

    Ernst & Young

    Free Code for the Hackathon is: AHMeetup MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT LINK: http://agentsofchangehackathon.com/ DESCRIPTION Are you committed to building a better working world? At EY, we’re dedicated to bold collaboration with like-minded individuals that will help foster innovation. We believe that disruption creates opportunity and that’s why we are working with Microsoft and AngelHack to bring you the Agents of Change Hackathon. Over 36 hours in the Big Apple we are inviting you, the best East Coast developer, designer, and entrepreneurial minds to build solutions to customize insurance plans, leverage data from IoT, and help insurance agencies advise those affected by natural disasters. Are you up for the challenge? GRAND PRIZE: One VR Headset per team member Tickets to the “2019 Entrepreneur of the Year” event. Flights & accommodation included. RUNNER UP PRIZE: One Chromebook per team member Challenge: Develop a solution that will enhance the products or service offerings of insurance companies to help better serve their customers in one of the below challenge tracks. Tracks: Custom Coverage Challenge: - Help companies customize their insurance plans using open source data! Some examples of relevant data could be: - Location - Customer demographic - Risk profiles of owners Disaster Relief Challenge: - Build disaster relief insurance solutions to help homeowners / businesses better recover from a disaster - Examples: Storing home insurance, mortgage documents, or proof of insurance on a blockchain IoT Challenge: - Create a solution that will help insurance companies and/or customers make more precise decisions by utilizing data from IoT devices. - Examples: Home telematics (see www.getroost.com) that help insurance policyholders to mitigate the cost and hassle of fire, smoke and water leak related claims. Technologies: Microsoft Azure: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/ Schedule: Wednesday, August 8th: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Pre-EY Hackathon Virtual Session via Zoom - Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/246550836 - Meeting Number:[masked] Saturday, August 11th: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM: Event & Partner Set Up 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Doors Open & Breakfast Served 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Opening Ceremony Presentations from Partners 11:00 AM: Coding Begins 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch Served 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Breakout Session(s) Session 1: “Security: the things you would be worrying about if this weren’t a hackathon” Session 2: TBC 6:00 PM -7:00 PM: Dinner Served 8:00 PM -8:30 PM: Pitch Workshop Sunday, August 12th: 12:00 AM: Midnight Snack / Hack through the Night *The venue will be open and staffed overnight if you’d like to hack through the night. 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Breakfast Served 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Pitch Practice Session 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM: Lunch Served 1:00 PM: Submission Deadline 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Judging (2 min Demo w/ 1 min Q&A) 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Judge Deliberation 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Closing Ceremony & Awards 4:00 PM: Event Close Rules: - Teams of up to 5 participants are allowed. All team members must have completed the participation agreement to compete. - You may not begin your project until the competition officially begins. please don't come in and build on top of previous projects if you want to win. - Winning teams will be subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before winning. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT LINK: http://agentsofchangehackathon.com/ Free Code for the Hackathon is: AHMeetup

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  • Angelhack Presents: Call for Code Challenge Kickoff

    Data Future Labs

    Event Venue: NYU Data Future Labs Have you or someone you care about been afflicted by a natural disaster (hurricane, earthquake, monsoon, volcanic eruption, tornadoes, sinkholes, floods or blizzards)? Would you be interested in building a solution that can help organizations like the United Nations or the American Red Cross be better able to serve those impacted by a natural disaster? IBM has turned to Angelhack to ask you, the amazing innovators to help them build and deploy a solution that can make the work more efficient, effective and get victims back on their feet. $200,000 and long term support from the Linux Foundation along with working alongside these organizations are up for grabs Schedule: Note: Doors open at 6pm. Program will begin promptly at 6:20pm 6:15PM: Welcoming remarks 6:20PM: Overview of the challenge: John Walicki, CTO, Global Technology Advocacy with Q&A 6:50PM: How the American Red Cross responds to natural disaster: A case study: Dr. Rodric Bowman, Regional Disaster Officer, NJ chapter of American Red Cross 7:20PM: Hear from our sponsor, Building Technology Solutions BTS how you can use their product in natural disaster relief which you can leverage 7:30PM: 1 minute pitch for ideas and teammate hunt, brainstorm on project and getting help from mentors and speakers 8:15PM: Concluding announcements For additional information including an explanational video, please visit https://callforcode.org/challenge/ Special thanks to Building Technology Solutions for sponsoring the food for the event. Special thanks to IBM, American Red Cross for volunteering staff to speak and mentor our participants. Hosted By: NYU Data Future Labs

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  • Future of FinTech: How Big Banks Partner with Start-ups to Shift the Landscape

    Join AngelHack at RiseNYC where we shift the conversation around FinTech. Future of FinTech: How Big Banks Partner with Start-ups to Shift the Landscape Details: ------------------------- Join AngelHack as we feature a panel of Founders and Leaders from Financial Organizations to discuss the growing Financial ecosystem in New York City. A panel conversation with include real dialogue around building products, teams, raising rounds of capital, and what it takes to successfully stand out as a financial leader in The Big Apple: 6:00 pm EST - 6:45pm EST - Networking 6:45 pm EST - 7:00 pm EST - Angelhack Updates - Q[masked]:00 pm EST - 8:00pm EST - Rapid Fire Product Talks/ Q&A Panel 8:00 pm EST - 8:30pm EST - Community Asks and networking Panelists include: ------------------------- Kyra Michel, PhD Founder of EFFVALR A novel forecasting and business intelligence platform that uses a novel quantitative approach that allows to more accurately predict randomness in price changes, risk events and consumer demand. Jason Wisdom, CTO of Aponia Data Aponia Data is an award-winning global cloud computing leader offering Cognitive Integrated Risk Management solution to help companies automatically assess and predict risk across the organization. Prasant Sudhakaran, Director of Corporate Development, Aingel Mathematical Prediction of Seed Stage Start-up investment Aingel is an analytics platform for VCs and startups. Aingel is currently used by VCs to predict game-changing startups using our Inception Score™. We are now in public beta with hot startups like yours, helping them fundraise faster using AI and analytics. Moderated by: ------------------------- David Yakobovitch David is one of NYC AngelHack's Ambassadors, who is also a data scientist, and has built over 10 start-up tech stacks. Today he teaches GA bootcamps between NYC and Washington D.C. He is an AI Fellow at Columbia powered by Fusemachines. David leads Pro bono efforts at Datakind and Software Carpentry. https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidyakobovitch/ Hosted by: ----------------------- Rise NYC Rise New York offers you the ideal base for connecting, growing and launching your FinTech business. Located in Flatiron, the hub of New York's startup scene, Rise is perfectly situated among the City's top entrepreneurs and high-profile Fortune 500 companies. Rise is the premier FinTech startup ecosystem in New York City. Sponsored By: ------------------------- Rise NYC Angelhack NYC Code for a Cause CryptoBlockNews Ambassador Network: -------------------------------- Jose Garcia Nick Feuer David Yakobovitch If you would like to sponsor this event, message us directly here or e-mail [masked].

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  • 3rd Annual Immigrant Heritage Hackathon

    NYU - Magnet

    Angelhack is partnering with illicitMind, FwD and IamanImmigrant to challenge anyone who feels passionate about the immigration crisis to solve the problem in the 3rd annual Immigrant Heritage Hackathon. From June 29th - July 1st , join your peers for 48 hours of hacking, learning, innovating and shaking up the way we look at the immigrant experience. A panel of experts in immigration and you (hackers, students, and creatives and anyone who wants to do something) are prepared to come up with new strategies, insights and ideas on how to relate that New York is a City that #CelebrateImmigrants. The hackathon is completely free, to register and get additional information, please see the splash page. https://ihmhackathon2018.splashthat.com/ If you are interested in being a mentor or workshop presenter, there is a request for mentors and presenters here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdmS8UBhoBQpI-aIOhW7VSdlYI9ol2rBP09qzc0p9hKi1GfsA/viewform Note: The Future of FinTech panel will be happening on Friday, June 29th as well at the Rise FinTech Accelerator.

  • AngelHack Manhattan Hackathon 2018

    Amazon Web Services

    Every year, AngelHack adventures across the globe for our yearly Global Hackathon Series. Over the course of Summer 2018, we’ll hit six continents, bridging the gap between Silicon Valley innovation and entrepreneurs all over the world. This year’s theme? Seamless Technology. Hackathons are built for rapid innovation, and rapid isn’t always pretty. But no matter the roadblock, broken code or bumps, we continue on and push forward, together. There’s no boundary or limit to what we can create. So join us! Create something cool. Meet great people. Win great prizes. Who knows, your founder journey may begin at AWS in Manhattan! Please note, if you wish to participate, you must register for this event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/angelhack-manhattan-hackathon-2018-tickets-44281732855 For details of other hackathons Angelhack is hosting, please check out https://angelhack.com/global-hackathon-series/

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  • 2018 AngelHack Manhattan Pre-Hackathon Meetup

    American Fun

    Are you still trying to figure out your big idea for the 2018 NYC AngelHack event? Do you have an idea, but need a team to compete? Come to our teammate hunt, pitch your heart out on what you want to work on, meet some of the mentors who will be cheering you on and guiding you at the hackathon the weekend of. Anyone is welcome and all ideas are open. Will you make 2018 your year to make your tech entrepreneur dreams come true? Will you work on something you can be proud of? You may learn new skills, make new friends and have an experience never to forget Special thanks to our sponsor, American Fun who will be hosting us. Be sure to check them out if you are thinking of traveling the world https://www.americanfun.com

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