AngelHack Hackathon Launches with Big Prizes and Mentorship from Investors

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AngelHack announces inaugural hackathon, where top Bay Area entrepreneurial and developer talent compete to impress angel investors and win prizes to launch their startup dreams.

Angelhack hackathon event

AngelHack 2011 Dec 3-4 San Francisco, CA

Angelhack is about 4 things: Collaboration, Entrepreneurship, Technology and Investing

AngelHack is announcing its inaugural hackathon event, which brings together Silicon Valley’s top developers for the chance to win prizes from the Bay Area’s investment community. Prizes include seed capital investments, entrance to start-up accelerators, co-work space, and other tech goodies.

The 24-hour hackathon event starts at 5pm Dec 3rd and concludes with 2hr’s of presentations to an investor judging panel at 6pm Dec 4th. At the event, participants receive assistance from startup experts who help them through networking, mentorship and team-building services.

“Angelhack is about 4 things: Collaboration, Entrepreneurship, Technology and Investing,” says AngelHack founder Gregory Gopman. “We call it AngelHack because this is the first event to integrate investment products, APIs, and team building services in a hackathon.

San Francisco mayor Ed Lee got involved last week, initiating call to event participants to build social change applications during AngelHack. Through a joint collaboration, the SF MTA is releasing new data sets to the public at the Angel Hack event. See the AngelHack Blog for more information.

This year’s sponsors include Adobe, Startup Labs, Box, Github, Docusign, Klout, and Mashery along with many more Bay Area companies. The full sponsor list can be found at AngelHack.com.

AngelHack has over 200 of the brightest minds in the Bay Area putting their entrepreneurial skills to the test. Interested parties can submit applications at angelhacksf.eventbrite.com

About Angel Hack
AngelHack is reinventing the hackathon to create an environment that launches and accelerates new businesses. The event brings together developers and entrepreneurs to compete for meaningful prizes that will help get these startup ideas off the ground. Throughout the event AngelHack provides support from top Bay Area design, development, business, media and investment experts.

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