Charleston, SC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014
SPARC, currently ranked by Inc. 500 as America’s fastest-growing software company, has announced its fourth annual mobile application hackathon will be held on August 23-24, 2014. Hackathon 4: The Pirates of Silicon Harbor will bring together teams of developers from around the country to compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and giveaways, provide an energy-filled environment for spectators, and feature all the beer, caffeine, and food trucks attendees can handle. The two-day event will be held at SPARC’s headquarters on 2387 Clements Ferry Road in Charleston, SC.
Hackathon 4 will give software engineers a chance to show off their mobile app development skills in an engaging and creative setting, and cash and prizes will be awarded to teams who build the best applications. Networking opportunities, vendor presentations, gaming, music, and other fun events and challenges will keep the party going for everyone present. The engaging nature of the competition, coupled with SPARC’s award-winning culture, will create a can’t-miss event for engineers - or spectators, who are also welcome at the event.
"We see SPARC as the biggest people, idea, and technology incubator in Charleston, and our annual Hackathon is great way to share this vision with our growing community,” said Eric Bowman, CEO, SPARC. “Hackathon 4 will be our biggest celebration of tech thus far, and will bring together the area’s talent in a fun and creative way."
The two-day format of Hackathon 3D will give teams a chance to develop and deploy their apps, and also enjoy the other attractions Hackathon 4 has to offer. Saturday, August 23, will see participants choose and idea, code all day, then build and deploy their apps before kicking it at the onsite after party. On Sunday, August 24, participants and spectators will return for app presentations, code camps, guest speakers, exhibitor activities, judging, and prizes.
Visit hackathon.sparcedge.com to learn more and sign-up to be notified when registration will open.
SPARC is a software product development company creating engaging, forward-thinking technology while keeping Team Members at the core of everything we do. With offices in Charleston, South Carolina and Washington, D.C., SPARC provides software development services for the government and commercial sectors, and develops commercial software products for the executive leadership, human resources, big data analytics, and mobile markets. In 2013, SPARC was ranked by Inc. 500 as the 14th fastest-growing private company in the U.S. Come by for a tour and see SPARC’s award-winning culture for yourself, or learn more at http://www.sparcedge.com.