• Hackathon | Draper University

    44 E 3rd Ave

    Everyone must sign up and pay on the Eventbrite page: draperuniversity.com/hack. All sign ups will be screened. Draper University is happy to announce its summer hackathon, from July 5th - 7th. By getting involved you will be joining hackers, product developers, marketers, business leaders and Draper University entrepreneurs. The hackathon is American themed and we are looking for participants to incorporate an aspect of America or freedom into their projects. Join us as we have tons of fun, change the world, and live legendary. Prizes *More to come. Subject to change. 1st: 1 day free pass at Hero City 1 hour free pass at Hero Hangout Meeting with Draper Ecosystem representative $6,000 scholarship to Draper University Google credits 2nd: 1 day free pass at Hero City 1 hour free pass at Hero Hangout $3,000 scholarship to Draper University 3rd: 1 day free pass at Hero City 1 hour free pass at Hero Hangout $1,000 scholarship to Draper University Challenge Challenge yourself to solve a big problem, innovate without limits, and set out to bring positive change in the world. Use your entrepreneurial spirit to incorporate next generation technology such as AI, machine learning, IoT, blockchain, big data or incorporate hardware to solve a big problem in the world. Details Join a Draper University entrepreneur in hacking and pitching within 40 hours. “I will promote freedom at all costs” is a core value that Draper University lives by. This hackathon is going to be American themed and participants will incorporate some part of freedom/America into their projects. Teams will have a chance to pitch to Draper U Ventures and Draper Associates. Winning teams get prizes and will be published on Draper University social channels. Must be over 18 to participate. Workshops and other opportunities to learn Mentors available to help you with your project Prizes given to winning teams Food available throughout the day Very fun activities and networking opportunities Judges Andy Tang: Managing Director Draper Dragon Fund; CEO Hero City @ Draper University Katie Russel: Business Development and Marketing at Draper University. Early-stage Investor at Draper U Ventures. Juan Acosta: Director at Draper University. Early-stage Investor at Draper U Ventures. Alicia Ferratusco: Co-founder Starfish Network Schedule *Schedule is subject to change Friday, July 5th 4PM - 7PM | Check-in at Draper University - Networking and Games 7PM | Opening Ceremony 8PM | Networking and Team Formation 9PM | Hacking Begins! Saturday, July 6th (Hacking all Day!) 12PM - 3PM | Fun Surprise 5PM | Draper University Pitch Presentation Sunday, July 7st 12:30PM | Submission Deadline 1PM - 3PM | Round 1 Pitching (3 min pitches) 2:30PM | Doors Open to Spectator Ticket 3:00PM | Closing Ceremony - Announce Top 10 Teams 3:15PM | Round 2 Judging (5 min pitches) 4:30PM | Winners Announced 4:45PM - 8PM | BBQ and Pool Party 6PM | Special Guest - Anderson Daniels Partners Shawee FAQ What is a hackathon? A hackathon is an event where designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and innovators with common interests from all over the nation come together and collaborate on a project over a 40-hour period. What should I bring? Bring your ID, computer, and sleeping bag (optional). Is this an overnight hackathon? Yes. This is an overnight hackathon and there will be a room for people to sleep. This is my first hackathon, can I participate? Absolutely! Although it's nice if you have some prior experience we do not require any experience to attend the hackathon. We want everyone and anyone interested to attend. Bring your friends as well! Do I need a team to attend? No, you do not need a team and don't need to know anyone! We will have plenty of time to meet people and form teams before the hackathon officially begins. Still have questions? If you have any further questions please email [masked] Looking forward to hacking!

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  • Draper University Meetup

    44 E 3rd Ave

    Draper University is happy to announce its first meetup on June 13th, 2019. This is the start of developing a community of talented and committed heroes on a mission to change the world in a big way. Incredible speakers, food, and amazing networking opportunities.

  • Pitch Day - Draper University

    55 E 3rd Ave

    Join over 200+ investors/mentors/guests and 60+ startups from 24+ countries at Draper Universities Spring Pitch Day on Wednesday, May 1st. Register and fill out the required questions and you will be considered to attend the pitch day. Investors Only. Judges include: Tim Draper: Founder and Managing Director of DFJ Andy Tang: Managing Director of Draper Dragon Fund, CEO of Draper University and Hero City Food will be provided. Networking opportunities after the event. www.draperuniversity.com/pitch

  • Hackathon | Build the Future of Gaming and Entertainment

    Special Thanks to Showdown, Blockchain Gamer, and Mousebelt! Hackathon Prizes: 1st Place - $1,000 cash prize for team by Mousebelt - Meeting with Atari - Meeting with QTUM - Pre-sale Atari VCS console - Meeting with Draper Associates, Draper Dragon, and Draper U Ventures - $6,000 scholarship to Draper University for non-DU students (each individual team member) - One day free pass at Hero City (each individual team member) - One hour free gameplay at Hero Hangout (each individual team member) 2nd Place - $3,000 scholarships for non DU students (each individual team member) - One day free pass at Hero City (each individual team member) - One hour free gameplay at Hero Hangout (each individual team member) 3rd Place - $1,000 scholarships for non DU students (each individual team member) - One day free pass at Hero City (each individual team member) - One hour free gameplay at Hero Hangout (each individual team member) FAQ What is the challenge? The challenge is to build an application on QTUM that inspires the future of gaming and entertainment. While we want you to build something that is tailored to the above sentence, participants are free to build whatever they want. What level of experience do I need to attend? Absolutely none! We want everyone and anyone interested to attend. Bring your friends as well! Do I need a team to attend? No, you do not need a team and don't need to know anyone! We will have plenty of time to meet people and form teams. Draper University is happy to announce its first public hackathon, the HEROthon, sponsored by QTUM with special guest Sickick. By getting involved you will be joining hackers, product developers, marketers, business leaders and Draper University entrepreneurs in reshaping the future of decentralized gaming and entertainment. Challenge Build an application on QTUM that inspires the future of gaming and entertainment Details Join a Draper University entrepreneur in hacking and pitching within 40 hours. You must build on the QTUM blockchain. Teams will have a chance to pitch to Draper U Ventures, Draper Associates, and the QTUM team. Winning teams get prizes and will be published on Draper University and QTUM social channels. Must be over 18 to participate. QTUM Workshops and other opportunities to learn Mentors available to help you with your project Prizes given to winning teams Snacks available throughout the day QTUM Qtum is an open sourced public blockchain platform, leveraging the security of UTXO while enabling multiple virtual machines including EVM and the revolutionary x86 VM. Qtum is PoS based and boasts a Decentralized Governance Protocol (DGP) allowing specific blockchain settings to be modified by making use of smart contracts. For instance, the block size of Qtum can be increased without the need of a hard fork. Recommended everyone goes to (qtum.org/en/developer) reads the whitepaper, goes through the source code, and goes through the Developer's guide. Sickick With over 1.5 million followers, Sickick is quickly building his name and presence in the industry. His blend of musical genres creates an atmospheric, otherworldly auditory experience that so many fans have come to adore. Schedule *Schedule is subject to change Friday, April 19th 4PM - 6PM | Check-in at Draper University - Networking and Games 6PM | Opening Ceremony - QTUM Presentation 7PM | Networking and Team Formation 9PM | HEROthon Hacking Begins! 9:30PM | QTUM Presentation Saturday, April 20th (Hacking all Day!) 12AM | Midnight Snack 9AM | QTUM Presentation 3PM | Draper University Pitch Presentation Sunday, April 21st 12AM | Midnight Snack 12:30PM | Submission Deadline 1PM - 3PM | Round 1 Pitching (3 min pitches) 2:30PM | Doors Open to Spectator Ticket 3:00PM | Closing Ceremony - Announce Top 10 Teams 3:15PM | Round 2 Judging (4 min pitches) 4:30PM | Winners Announced 4:45PM - 7PM | BBQ and Pool Party Any questions email [masked]