3 months ago

How are you all doing ?

Here are some of the pictures from the event.

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipP320AkNriWZTXEYxUOqWKUGTXzn6-62a0cyFT68mRRCepuy7qV1-1XZ-ALJ9pAHA?key=Z0ExZ013RDNzMVYxa1BVbXYtalRPVVFhNzZlTnhn

I'm sure, you all made many new friends. Were you able to connect with your favorite NPOs and complete the project ? We are eagerly waiting to know how your projects have been used by the NPOs. Share your stories with us.

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4 months ago

Memories to cherish !!!

Here is the link to some of the pictures taken during the hack. https://www.facebook.com/pg/OpportunityHack/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2201718116722883

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/opportunityhack/?focus=HASHTAG_FEED_CONTENT

Please like and share to spread the goodness and make world a better place.

Till we meet next time.

Regards,

Opportunity Hack Team


4 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in! Go to the Opportunity Hack - San Jose 2018 gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


4 months ago

A big thank you!

Hello all,

We hope you all rested well after the busy weekend! First of all, we would like to thank you all for the time you spent at the hackathon and for putting your brains, hearts and souls together to solve problems for the amazing nonprofits. We hope you enjoyed every bit of it, as much as we did bringing this event together. We loved having you all around and the energy you brought with you.

The real success of this hackathon depends on how easy it is for the nonprofit to make use of the solutions you have built.…

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4 months ago

Registration open!

Good morning hackers!

We have officially opened registration! Hurry and get a spot! Remember, only the first 200 hackers who walk in will be registered, and registration closes at 9:00 AM.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


4 months ago

Each and Every Team gets a Mentor!

Every team would get amazing mentors who will help you during the hack. Make use of the opportunity and win prizes!!!

 


4 months ago

Be creative and win Prizes

Take a look at your favorite judges and problem statement.

Wear your creative hat to come up with innovative solutions. We have 1st Prize worth $3000, 2nd Prize worth $2000 and 3rd Prize worth $1000.

Good Luck Every One ! 

See you all at the Hack !


4 months ago

SIGN IN to slack to stay connected all through the hack for effective communication !!!

Please complete your registration to the hackathon by signing in to SLACK at https://join.slack.com/t/opportunity-hack/signup/ You should've received an invitation already. If you haven't please reach out to info@opportunity-hack.org

https://join.slack.com/t/opportunity-hack/shared_invite/enQtNDE0NzUzMTQwMTY0LTJjNWViZDRkZGE5NjU2OWM5ODdjZWRiNWVlYWIyYTc3YzcxZTg5YzFkYzU3MGRjMDFlY2JjNjI3YTRiYjg0OTc

 


4 months ago

Opportunity Hack - Keynote Speaker

Chris Richardson

Chief Program Officer - Downtown Streets Team

Chris has over eight years experience with Downtown Streets Team, starting as only the second employee. During his time with DST he has played a vital role in fundraising, grant writing, program management, and strategic growth but his main role is developing and supervising all program operations for nine chapters of Downtown Streets Team throughout Northern CA. He has been integral in launching dozens of new Work Experience projects with local governments, social service agencies, faith based organizations and corporate entities, resulting in over 1,000% budget growth and staff of over…

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4 months ago

Its almost time!!! (And a few points to note...)

Hello Hackers!

We are so excited to kick off Opportunity Hack 2018!

We hope you rest well tonight and bring your energy and enthusiasm to the hack tomorrow.

We are going to start bright and early tomorrow, and registration is from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM. We will dive right into NPO pitches and team formation after registration.

Please do not forget to bring an id (student id, if you are a student), laptop and charger and other essentails.

Please also bring along things you need to be comfortable during the hack - some useful things include jackets to keep…

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4 months ago

Get your hack on in ~ 3 days!!!

Hello dear hackers, 

Its almost time to get your hack on!!! In less than 3 days, you will solve interesting problems, learn new skills and make new connections while helping local, national and international nonprofits solve some tough challenges.

Please review the refined problem statements from the nonprofits. Also, please take a look at the schedule for the event.

Check In for the Hackathon is Saturday 8.00 am at 2161 N.First St, San Jose.

We are excited to bring this hack together, and the nonprofits are excited to work with all of you in solving their challenges.

Let us connect, build

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4 months ago

Sign in to SLACK to complete registration

Please complete your registration to the hackathon by signing in to SLACK at https://join.slack.com/t/opportunity-hack/signup/ You should've received an invitation already. If you haven't please reach out to info@opportunity-hack.org


4 months ago

Mentor for the Opportunity Hack!

Looking for ways to make an impact to the industry and the community you belong to?  Ready to learn more about yourself and expand you own horizons?  Here’s an opportunity for you to accomplish above aspirations:  Mentor for the Opportunity Hack!

As a mentor, you will lead teams working on interesting problems for local nonprofits with national and international impact.

  1. Serve as an advisor, coach, role model and confidante for hack participants.
  2. Discuss implementation design and provide a strategy to achieve the milestone
  3. Share your knowledge, expertise and experience
  4. Guide participants with onsite and technical resources such as libraries, frameworks,…

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5 months ago

Welcome to Opportunity Hack 2018!

Hello All,

Welcome to Opportunity Hack 2018!

Thank you for registering!

Hope you all are excited to participate at the hack, as much as we are to be hosting you at the event.

You can see the list of nonprofit organizations that you will be partnering with on the home page. Please take a closer look at their problem statements and think about what resonates with you the most and where you think you want to contribute and make a difference.
You will hear more about the problems from the nonprofits themselves, when they will pitch to you at the…

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