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Code for Change Launch
Friday, September 28, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
PLEASE NOTE: If your ticket type is sold out please email the host to join the waitlist, do not choose another ticket type.
Please only register one ticket per person. Each ticket needs to have a different name
Tonights Launch will feature non-profit and government agencies presenting challenges to software developers and designers. The object is to build teams for work during our two-week Code for Change collaboration period and ultimately compete for prizes during our Code for Change expo on October 12.
and take the afternoon off on Friday the 28th to start your solution idea!
We are offering $10,000 and additional prizes for developers to create apps and tech solutions to the challenges faced by nonprofit organizations and government agencies in New York and across the USA.
Grand Prize: $10,000
Social Innovation Prize: $6,000 value: Six months of free workspace access at the Centre for Social Innovation. The Centre for Social Innovation is a shared workspace and incubator for social entrepreneurs and social ventures, opening in New York City in January 2013. http://socialinnovation.org
General Assembly Prize: $225 value: Enjoy five GA classes for free! At General Assembly, we believe in hands-on, learning-by-doing education. Our classes are focused sessions designed to provide fundamentals, practical insights, and tactical approaches in technology, design, and entrepreneurship.http://generalassemb.ly/
Zurb Design Prize: $1225 value: Three month subscription to Zurb's Notable iteration software and web audit of winners application by the Zurb design team.
*Prize categories subject to changes of equal or greater value.
Rachel Haot (formerly Sterne), Commissioner
Beth Noveck, Professor
New York University, former Deputy CTO to the White House
Seth Pinsky, President
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
Andrew Rasiej, Entrepreneur
NYC Tech Meetup
Mindy Tarlow, CEO & Executive Director
Center for Employment Opportunities
Aaron Hurst, Founder
Charlie O’Donnell, Partner
Brooklyn Bridge Ventures
3:00 Introductions and Inspiration
3:30 Challenge Pitches
4:15 Refreshments and Mixer, Get to know the challenges
5:30 Challenge/Solution matching
When & Where
UPDATE....Zurb Notable software now offering 30 day free trial to all coder and desinger attendees for the Launch. Thanks Zurb! http://www.notableapp.com/
New Prize category, Sponsored subscription to http://www.notableapp.com/ from Zurb and a full web audit from Zurb partner!
Charlie O’Donnell, Partner at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures joined the judging panel #CodeforChange. http://ow.ly/dQ7lo Welcome!
Judges are announced. Looks like it will be an excellent panel. http://applicationsforgood.org/code-for-change-spring-2012/judging-panelists/