“eMerge Americas is proud to team up with Wyncode, the coding bootcamp in Miami that teaches business acumen, for the 2017 Hackathon. Our goal for this year is to showcase the local talent in Miami and South Florida,” said Xavier Gonzalez, CEO of eMerge Americas. We are also excited to announce that teams can now register, which will allow more businesses and startups to promote their talent and create something innovative and cutting-edge.”
There will be two types of teams; company organized teams, and team made up of individuals. The top scoring teams will receive up to $6,000 in cash and prizes. The VISA Grand prize winner will earn $2500 in cash, as well as a meet and greet with Apple Co-Founder, Steve Wozniak. All Hackathon participants will be awarded a Tech Pass to the eMerge Conference – a $400+ value.
Hackathon participants will have 24 hours (from 10 a.m. to 10. a.m.) to tackle complex challenges, build projects and present demos to a panel of judges. Several factors will be considered, such as innovation, user experience, implementation and others.
Registration for eMerge Americas hackathon is now open at emergeamericas.com/hackathon/
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About eMerge Americas
eMerge Americas serves as the preeminent innovative thought exchange transforming Miami into the technological hub of the Americas. By connecting global industry leaders and investors with America’s top business executives, IT decision-makers, and entrepreneurs, partnerships are forged that spur visionary innovation and technological advancements for the betterment of business and society. eMerge’s founding partners include: Medina Capital, A Rod Corporation, Greenberg Traurig, Knight Foundation, Miami-Dade County, and the Miami Herald. For more information about eMerge Americas, please visit: emergeamericas.com.
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