Global Hackathon by AngelHack ContinuesJakarta This Weekend
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7 JUNE 2013
Worldwide Hackathon Continues in Jakarta
Jakarta, (7/6/2013) — AngelHack, a global hackathon event, takes its worldwide challenge to Jakarta this weekend after kicking off in April in Los Angeles and London. The event spans 30 cities and has recorded more than 3000 participants. AngelHack Jakarta will be held at IDC Indonesia in Duren Tiga, South Jakarta, sponsored by BlackBerry, Amazon Web Services, Yahoo, IceHouse, and others.
AngelHack, the leading hackathon organizer, brings Silicon Valley’s tech ecosystem to the rest of the world. Organizing the Silicon Valley style hackathons worldwide, that take place in over thirty cities, and gives top teams a ticket to the Silicon Valley. AngelHack is different from your average hackathon; their events typically gather 150- 200 developers and the events run for 36 hours and encourage developers to hack overnight.
AngelHack offers winners the chance to join AngelHack’s Accelerator program to ensure each hackathon project is formed into a viable startup. The goal of AngelHack is provide developers a platform, to help inspire entrepreneurship, introduce new technologies, and give developer and startup communities the opportunity to come together in hopes of creating the next big startup of tomorrow.
Major cities include London, Paris, Jakarta, Moscow, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Sydney, Singapore, Bangkok, Toronto and San Francisco. A complete list of city locations is posted at http://angelhack.com/#about.
40 winning teams from the global event will be flown to join AngelHack Accelerator in San Francisco on 1-10 September 2013 to demo their products, raise investment, and attend TechCrunch Disrupt.
Previous winners of AngelHack have gone on to attend Y-Combinator, TechStarts, AngelPad, MassChallenge, and 500 Startups.
It is encouraging that for a first run event, AngelHack Jakarta has recorded more than 200 registered participants through its sign up page on Eventbrite https:// jakartas13.eventbrite.com. Winners from the Jakarta event will receive additional major prizes from BlackBerry and Amazon Web Services.
AngelHack Jakarta is organized by Fajar Budiprasetyo of Ice House, Dellawati Wijaya of Viki, Wuri Rostandi of InternetQ, and Aulia Masna of DailySocial.
More information about the event can be found on http://angelhack.com
AngelHack organizes hackathon competitions for web developers and entrepreneurs, called AngelHacks. At an AngelHack event developers can learn developer tools, meet new friends, and receive funding and mentorship for their startup ideas. In 2013, AngelHack will organize 100 hackathons, bringing together 10,000+ developers in 50+ cities. Winners from every city are put through the AngelHack Accelerator Program, where they receive 12 weeks of mentorship then flown to the Silicon Valley to raise investment and meet Silicon Valley elite. Previous winners have gone on to attend Y-Combinator, AngelPad, TechStars, 500 Startups, and incubators around the world.
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