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.
It’s hard to say definitively, but trends seem to be leaning away from traditional schooling and more towards people teaching themselves. In the past few years, I’ve had the honor to come across few commendable coders and to my surprise, they didn’t visit any college, few of them not even completed the schooling.
If you’re a good marketing person, you have to be a little crazy. — Jim Metcalf
We are beyond excited to be working with Lighthouse labs during our Lady Problems Global Series! Canada will always have a special place in AngelHack’s heart and these folk have graciously worked with us to bring you all a sick venue in Vancouver!