Build for small business. The SmallBizDev Hackathons bring together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and innovators to create mobile platforms and web solutions that solve the toughest challenges facing small business owners.
Weíve got¬†$20,000¬†for the winners of each¬†hackathon: a¬†$10K grand prize¬†and¬†two $5K¬†runner up prizes. Grand prize winners will also get a chance to demo their app in front of a panel of technology and financial services experts at the SmallBizDev culminating event later this year.¬†Travel and hotel accommodations included!
Plus, ALL attendees will receive¬†6 months of FREE access¬†to¬†General Assembly's Front Row.¬†And, thanks to a grant by Capital One, participants will also receive a $50 promo code to lend to small businesses through Kiva.
Don¬ít know much about small business? Don¬ít worry. On the day of, we¬íll walk you through the market, highlighting the obstacles small businesses are wrestling with.¬†We¬íll also offer on-site experts, technical resources, and real-time user feedback to help you and your team build an app with the potential for big impact.
Check out¬†the full hackathon schedule here. And view¬†our code of conduct here.