Kambria Partners with IDEAS to Bring Global Hackathon to Stanford University

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Global Hackathon Event at Stanford University - This free event will have a data analytics focus and is an open invitation to developers, startups and investors to collaborate on industry trends, real-world applications, open source software and solutions-based case studies.

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“The Kambria team’s main focus is bringing forth innovation in an exponential manner and providing value to multiple audiences around the world" Dr. Thuc Vu, CEO and co-founder.

Kambria (https://www.kambria.io), the “first-ever” open innovation blockchain platform that enables and incentivizes collaboration in
R & D, manufacturing, and commercialization of advanced technology, is excited to host the Global Blockchain & Data Analytics Hackathon at Stanford University on October 28th and 29th. This is the second event in their partnership with International Data Engineering and Science Association (IDEAS) to host hackathons at major universities in the US and an important part of Kambria’s effort to support the developer community. The Kambria team will be working with data science experts to present problems to hackathon competitors related to building APIs for personalization in retail, including personalized promotions, cross-selling and upselling. Participants will have the opportunity to share and demonstrate their cutting edge technologies and startups can pitch their solutions to top global investors.

Solo developers, coders and startup teams in data analytics and blockchain are welcome and encouraged to participate in this event. Coding and developer teams will have two days to hack a project together with their team and compete for prizes. Startups will be pitching their big ideas to 10+ top venture capital investors. Previous events have attracted more than 500 attendees with 50+ teams participating.

"We are thrilled to partner with IDEAS and host a hackathon focused on data science, as it supports our core values of growing the development community and accelerating technological advancements,” said Dr. Thuc Vu, Kambria’s CEO and co-founder. “The Kambria team’s main focus is bringing forth innovation in an exponential manner and providing value to multiple audiences around the world. Kambria will be holding additional data analytics and blockchain hackathon events in November and December in NYC and Austin, Texas.”

Tech support for this event will be provided by IBM. For more information and to register a team please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ideas-global-blockchain-data-analytics-hackathon-at-stanford-university-tickets-49578195718.

About Kambria
Founded in 2017 by the team at OhmniLabs (https://ohmnilabs.com), Kambria is an open innovation platform to enable and incentivize collaborations in R&D, manufacturing and commercialization of advanced technology. Kambria’s mission is to enable faster, cheaper, and easier development and adoption of technologies. The founders named the platform Kambria after the Cambrian Explosion 500 million years ago, when an accelerated evolutionary rate gave rise to biodiversity and abundance. They believe the Kambria platform will be the catalyst for a similar explosion in the adoption of frontier technology. For more information, please visit https://www.kambria.io.

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About IDEAS Global Blockchain & Data Analytics Hackathon
Our goal is to create a data engineering and science developer community. The Global Blockchain & Data Analytics Hackathon contains competitions across the U.S. in two major technologies: blockchain and data analytics. All competitors will demonstrate cutting-edge technology and cover diverse topics including industry trends, real world applications, open source software, solution-based case studies and many others.

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