AngelHack Blog - Startups, Innovation, Accelerators & more

Troy Petrunoff


Recent Posts

HeartFleet Won The Audience's Heart, And The Code4Impact NYC Prize

Jul 13, 2016 11:11:29 AM / by Troy Petrunoff posted in Code For A Cause

0 Comments

There's been an incredible amount of entrants into the Code4Impact grand prize competition. And one that stands out is Heartfleet, who rocked AngelHack Manhattan and are in the running for entrance into the HACKcelerator program this fall. Let's meet them!

Read More

Meet Los Angeles Code4Impact Winner - Zidisha Impact Analytics

Jul 5, 2016 9:10:10 AM / by Troy Petrunoff posted in Code For A Cause

1 Comment

It's time to meet another contender for the Code4Impact Grand Prize - entrance into the HACKcelerator. Meet Owen Leddy, who created his project solo and guided it to success and AngelHack Los Angeles 2016. We chatted with him about his project, the hackathon, and what he's planning for the future.

Read More

Hackathon Designers Take Note! Design Trends 2016 Infographic

Jun 22, 2016 10:31:54 PM / by Troy Petrunoff

0 Comments

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 2016. Check it out and be inspired for your next hack!

Read More

Team Arsenic Take 1st Place At AngelHack Delhi

Jun 15, 2016 3:01:47 PM / by Troy Petrunoff

0 Comments

The Team

Read More

Meet Washington D.C. Code4Impact Winners, 911 Beacon

Jun 1, 2016 8:14:48 PM / by Troy Petrunoff posted in Code For A Cause

0 Comments

This is the first year of Code For A Cause's (AngelHack's Non-Profit branch) Code 4 Impact challenge during our Global Hackathon Series, and with 27 submissions at the half-way point of our Series, I'd say it's going well. Let's meet the Washington DC event winners, 911 Beacon.

Read More

I Asked The Team: What Book Inspires You?

May 31, 2016 7:09:05 PM / by Troy Petrunoff

0 Comments

We at AngelHack consider ourselves pretty close. We might all be working remotely, but through working hackathons together and team retreats (and Slacking each other all day, 'err day), we've gotten to know pretty much all our coworkers on a personal basis. But I wanted to take it a step further, and ask what inspires my team mates. Specifically, "What book inspires you?".

Read More

How FLIR’s Hack The Heat Burned Brighter Than Bay To Breakers

May 19, 2016 12:26:10 PM / by Troy Petrunoff

0 Comments

It was a busy weekend in San Francisco, especially since it was the weekend of the legendary (and messy) Bay to Breakers race. At first, we were worried. Would we get attendees to show up to a 3-day hackathon on this particular weekend, when they could be running through the streets of San Francisco in random costumes? Just in case, we made sure to have superhero capes at the ready…. and the answer was, YES!

Read More

Event Highlights of AngelHack Hong Kong Week #2

May 16, 2016 9:59:49 PM / by Troy Petrunoff

0 Comments

Entering the 2nd week of AngelHack, we still have more than half of the events scheduled, including workshops, founder talks, and the Hackathon. You are invited to join us.


AngelHack is the world’s largest and most diverse global hacker community, helping to drive open innovation of tech products, platforms and brands with extraordinary smarts, scale and speed.

Winning teams will be accepted to AngelHack’sHACKcelerator program, which connects ambitious developers with thought leaders and experienced entrepreneurs to help them become more versatile and create fundable start-ups.

All events are now FREE to attend!!

Special event highlights include:

18th May Wednesday: HOW TO USE OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS TO POWER YOUR WEB APPLICATION  (optional)

Venue: KB114, Main Campus, The University of Hong Kong , Pok Fu Lam

Event link: http://bit.ly/ahhk-open-source

19th May Thursday: MOBILE APPS: AN INTRO TO DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT OPTIONS  (optional)

Venue: Metta, 21/F, California Tower 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong

Event link: http://bit.ly/ahhk-mobile-apps-2

20th May Friday: ANGELHACK X MINDFUND PRESENTS: JAAN TALINN, CO-FOUNDER OF SKYPE  (optional)

Venue: LT-1, 4/F, City University of Hong Kong - 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Event link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/angelhack-x-mind-fund-presents-jaan-talinn-co-founder-of-skype-tickets-25186598795

AngelHack X Mind Fund presents: Jaan Tallinn, Co-Founder of Skype

24-hour Hackathon

Date: 21–22 May 2016

Time: 9am — 6pm (24-hour hackathon)

Venue:

Multi-purpose Room A, B & C,

The City University of Hong Kong,

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Thanks to our sponsors in making this happen.

AngelHack Hong Kong 2016 will be running on May 21–22 . If you want a FREE  promotional code to join this big hackathon, send me a message on Twitter @harryworld to get it.
Read More

What Is A Hackathon? And Why Should My Company Care?

May 12, 2016 12:49:46 PM / by Troy Petrunoff

0 Comments

To quote Wikipedia, every college student’s savior, “A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is an event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development and hardware development, including graphic designers, interface designers and project managers, collaborate intensively on software projects.

Read More

Think Outside The Box With Wacom, Our Newest #AH9 Global Sponsor

May 11, 2016 1:00:43 AM / by Troy Petrunoff posted in Sponsored Content

0 Comments

What do you know about Wacom? A few of you, especially the more hardware/artistically inclined, probably know a bit. But we’re thinking a lot of you have no idea. Well, we’re excited to be giving them the platform to help change that, ‘cause what their tech can do to take your hacks to the next level is BIG!

Read More