#MiamiTech, Prepare For A Load of Hacking

June 6, 2014

5:00 pm

Miami, temperature is rising and so are the numbers of hackathons.

Mark your calendars, looks like the next two weeks there will be Hackathons for all interests and niche.

“Money Trail” Hackathon– June 7th.  The first Pan Latin American hackathon in 13 Hacks/Hackers chapters in Latin America. Miami is the only U.S. chapter who will be joining the hackathon.  Hackers will have the opportunity to collaborate across borders and learn more about budgets, government spending, campaign finance, and South Florida’s financial ties to Latin America. Brought to you by Univision and Fusion. There are 5 prized of US$2000 & 1 of US$ 10000.

Fishackathon– June 13-14. Venture Hive is hosting a hackathon focused on the challenges in fishery management. Hackers will be able to develop a web or mobile solution small scale fishermen face in developing countries. using minimal resources and maximum brainpower to create applications and innovative technology prototypes to address sustainable fishery challenges that will be deployed on multiple platforms, including mFish. The winning team will present their concept during Secretary of State Kerry’s Ocean Conference on June 16th.

BIKE / HACK / MAKE / DRANK– June 14. The LAB Miami is hosting a bike program with Republic Bike and as part of their launch they will host a hackathon to raise awareness for the new program and to spread the word about the importance, convenience and joy of transportation alternatives. teams of two will compete to create a modified mechanism for the functionality of TheLAB’s bike sharing system.  The team with the most logical, innovative and easy-to-use modification will win a prize provided by TigerDirect and Republic Bike. RSVP here.

There you have it, now get hackin’!

 

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Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

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