Congratulations to the Winners!A big thank you to all who participated in the LAUNCH Hackathon this past weekend in San Francisco. The projects we saw exceeded our expectations and we were inspired by your hard work and energy! With over 1600 registrants, $1.7M+ in prizes, and 2 days of nonstop coding, LAUNCH's second Hackathon was a big success!
Ramen is the first project funding site specifically designed for software startups. With emphasis on an early adopter marketplace, credibility of project teams and a platform for collaboration around MVP functionality, Ramen aims to revolutionize the way software projects are launched and include early customers in the process of finding product market fit.
Second Place (Tie)
Experience a new way to discover amazing dining events in your city, and effortlessly pay in advance through your phone. Multicourse underground dinners, pop-ups, and more. All at your fingertips.
Project: Prix Fixe
Second Place (Tie)
"Code review" for design projects. Improve workflow process between designers, developers and project / product managers.
Vibrance gives people a fun way to choose which new clothes will be manufactured and as a reward for being a trendsetter they have first access to purchase these clothes. This helps the fashion industry test the market before manufacturing and buying clothes, allowing people to drive the trends.
API Partner Prize WinnersIn addition to the Grand Prizes, our partners presented prizes to teams that used their technology and APIs. To see a full list of prizes, please visit our prize page
Capital One LabsSendThat.co
CarvoyantTALK2WORK Wehicle Autoperk
AsperaZoosh ($7.5k) ABitFaster ($2k) Video Beamer ($2k) Anywood ($500)
Kohl'sVibrance Kohl's Scavenger Hunt Prizeshopn.com
$1,600,000 Grand Prize
We are excited to announce that the LAUNCH Fund will be investing $50,000 in the top two winners of the LAUNCH Hackathon. Those two winners will also be shared with @jason's AngelList Syndicate for an additional $800,000 investment in each winner. Check out our prize page for more info!
- Largest Hackathon in the world.
- Offering the biggest Hackathon prize in the world. $800K+ optional investment or $10K cash.
- All attendees are vetted.
The Hackathon will feature distinguished entrepreneurs who have offered to take the time to sit down with LAUNCH for a series of fireside chats. We hope that these sessions will inspire, educate, and provide a memorable experience for all Hackathon attendees. Stay tuned as we confirm more individuals!
WHO CAN APPLY?
Teams of 1-4 can apply to attend the event. We're only accepting BUILDERS (developers, designers, etc). All applicants will be reviewed. Individuals can register as their own team and can always add/remove members through this website.
NOVEMBER 8 (FRI) 6:00 PM - NOVEMBER 10 (SUN) 9:00 PM
METREON CITY VIEW
135 4th St San Francisco, CA 94103
BE A PART OF THIS MASSIVE EVENT!
RECAP FROM OUR FIRST HACKATHON!
LAUNCH hosted its first ever Hackathon during the LAUNCH Festival 2013. With 500+ vetted builders (developers/designers) participating and over $100,000 in prizes awarded, it was an overwhelming success!
$150,000 INVESTMENT PRIZES & $100,000+ FROM API PARTNERS
THE WINNER: WizzyWig
WINNER OF $100,000 INVESTMENT PRIZE
RECENTLY ACCEPTED INTO AN ELITE ACCELERATOR
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