Blockchain is not a new technology, but the world is just beginning to discover it’s value in our evolving digital world. If you’re interested in what’s up and coming in the world of blockchain, keep an eye on the following companies. Each one is disrupting the way we work, share and secure the digital world we live in; one big idea at a time.
Early-stage startups from around the globe seeking seed funding
Every year, our Global Hackathon Series grows bigger and better with amazing sponsors and opportunities to innovate to entrepreneurs just waiting for their tech potential to be unearthed. The winning teams from the 55 hackathons we held this Summer all received an invite into our pre-accelerator program, and 37 of them are now in the early-stages of becoming a real startup.
You never quite know when it will strike. After weeks of working tirelessly to troubleshoot bugs or build a new website feature, it just hits. You have no desire to go to work, little motivation to jump on your computer—you feel tired and lost.
Finalists will be able to pitch their idea to Visa’s Major Clients at an upcoming Visa event this May in Orlando, Florida.
Three Challenges. One big prize pool.
Hackers from across India convened last month at The Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) Hack the World hackathon In Bangalore, powered by AngelHack. The event took place at the brand new AB InBev Growth Analytics Center (GAC), where 115 hackers created 26 projects, taking on the challenge of using the images and data provided to creates solutions for AB InBev to gain better insights into the effectiveness of their investment toward driving sales.
Beginning in October 2016, MediaTek challenged hardware developers from India, Europe and the United States to compete in the MediaTek IoT Challenge, where they could leverage MediaTek LinkIt™ Development Platform for RTOS and MediaTek LinkIt™ Smart 7688 Platform to build exciting Internet of Things (IoT) devices for the smart home or office.
Hackathons draw in a ton of developers (obviously), but designers come in droves as well. And are equally as important to the success of the team. ‘Cause we all know a brilliantly engineered project in the back-end, falls apart if the front-end looks like garbage. Well our friends at CoastalCreative.com created a beautiful infographic to help designers know what’s BIG in design trends for 2017. Check it out and be inspired for your next hack!
This fall, we took our Lady Problems Hackathon Series global, and we wanted to make sure we found partnerships with companies that truly aligned with our vision. We immediately turned to one of our favorite partners, HPE.
When we decided to launch our Lady Problems Global Hackathon Series, AngelHack wanted to ensure that we not only addressed the issues preventing female entrepreneurship, but also changed the negative narrative of what “Lady Problems” meant. When we met with Proctor & Gamble, we knew they would be the perfect fit to assist us in fulfilling those goals.
We all know that the gender gap in the technology field is vastly unequal. If you are someone who is interested in closing that gap and making a difference, then Women Who Code is your go-to girl. Why? Because Women Who Code is making massive global strides to bridge that gap every day.