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Hackagong announces winners for the biggest Hackagong yet!

It’s amazing what you can make during 30 hours… and the teams at Hackagong 2015 boasted their ability to do just that. We awarded over $150,000 worth of prizes and giveaways at this year’s Hackagong held 19-20 September 2015 at the University of Wollongong. This year was our biggest yet, selling out at 160 tickets…

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Sponsor Watch: Commonwealth Bank

Sponsors are a huge part of Hackagong. Without the generous contributions from our sponsors, we wouldn’t be running this awesome Hackathon! This is Sponsor Watch, where we take a quick look at one of our sponsors. Company: Commonwealth Bank Company Website: Commbank.com.au/careers Location: Our head office is in Sydney, but we have offices all around the globe –…

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Sponsor Watch: Atlassian

Sponsors are a huge part of Hackagong. Without the generous contributions from our sponsors, we wouldn’t be running this awesome Hackathon! This is Sponsor Watch, where we take a quick look at one of our sponsors. Company: Atlassian Company Website: www.atlassian.com Location: Sydney. George Street, overlooking Martin Place. We are located in 14 cities globally. Number of Employees:…

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Sponsor Watch: iAccelerate

Sponsors are a huge part of Hackagong. Without the generous contributions from our sponsors, we wouldn’t be running this awesome Hackathon! This is Sponsor Watch, where we take a quick look at one of our sponsors. Company: iAccelerate Company Website: www.iaccelerate.com.au Location: Currently in the Mike Codd Building, Level 1, on Innovation Campus, Squires Way, North Wollongong….

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So what’s this new crowdfunding component?

Wait, what’s this new Hackagong requirement? Teams competing for the major “most viable business” prize are required to create a small crowdfunding campaign for their project. This does not apply to any of the category prizes like 3D printing, IoT, design, code etc. And the schedule? Saturday Sep 19 Hackagong begins Build your product Seek…

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Sponsor Watch: IMC Pacific

Sponsors are a huge part of Hackagong. Without the generous contributions from our sponsors, we wouldn’t be running this awesome Hackathon! This is Sponsor Watch, where we take a quick look at one of our sponsors. Company: IMC Pacific Company Website: imcgraduates.com.au Location: 50 Bridge St, Sydney, 2000. Number of Employees: 90 in our Sydney office, over 400 globally….

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Sponsor Watch: Rackspace

Sponsors are a huge part of Hackagong. Without the generous contributions from our sponsors, we wouldn’t be running this awesome Hackathon! This is Sponsor Watch, where we take a quick look at one of our sponsors. Company: Rackspace Company Website: http://www.rackspace.com/en-au Location: Rackspace Australia & New Zealand Level 1, 37 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia Number of…

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Sponsor Watch: PayPal/Braintree

Sponsors are a huge part of Hackagong. Without the generous contributions from our sponsors, we wouldn’t be running this awesome Hackathon! This is Sponsor Watch, where we take a quick look at one of our sponsors. Company: PayPal/Braintree Company Website: developers.braintreepayments.com Location: The internet! (also offices all over the world but its more about the payments) Number of…

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Sponsor Watch: WiseTech Global

Sponsors are a huge part of Hackagong. Without the generous contributions from our sponsors, we wouldn’t be running this awesome Hackathon! This is Sponsor Watch, where we take a quick look at one of our sponsors. Company: WiseTech Global Company Website: www.wisetechglobal.com Location: The company now operates from offices worldwide with regional headquarters in the US, UK, China,…

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$150,000 worth of prizes and giveaways at Hackagong 2015

Hackagong 2015 is on September 19+20 (just a little over a week away!) and we’ve finally been able to confirm all the prices. This year we have $150,000 worth of prizes and giveaways thanks to all of our awesome sponsors! Hackagong 2015 truly is the biggest Hackagong yet. A huge thank you to our platinum sponsor, WiseTech…

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