Welcome to the first stop on GM’s “Makers Hustle Harder” Tour hosted by Tampa Hackerspace! The kickoff for the event will be Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 from 6 to 9 PM. Teams will have all week to put their projects and pitches together.
Saturday, March 4th, we'll have a full day hackathon onsite where teams can test and refine their applications and polish their pitches. GM will be providing vehicles onsite for testing.
Presentations will start at 4pm and prizes will be announced directly after.
All team members must register here to compete and be eligible for prizes.
Final submissions must be submitted through Dev Post.
Schedule of Events
Monday, February 27th - 6pm-9pm
- Kick-off Event
Tuesday, Feb. 28th - Friday, March 3rd
- Remote Hacking
- Live support from the GM team available from 6pm-9pm each day
Saturday, March 4th - 9am-6pm
- Hack Day & Presentations at The Tampa Hackerspace
- 9am - Check-in & Breakfast
- 10am - Welcome & Hacking
- 1pm - Lunch
- 4pm - Final Pitches
- 5pm - Celebrations & Libations!
$350 in prizes
1st Place Prize
More details to come!
2nd Place Prize
3rd Place Prize
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
How to enter
Pre-register at http://bit.ly/2jukQXx.
Senior Architect, Malwarebytes
Sales and Lease Consultant, Crown Cars
Director, Women Who Code Tampa Chapter Leader Girl Develop It Tampa
Adjoy, Chief Technology Officer
Does the experience solve a common problem? Does it relate to mobility or common issues related to driver workload? Would this app change the game when it comes to in-vehicle experiences?
Is the experience unique and never-before-seen? Did the experience integrate with some interesting technologies - like 3D printing, Nest, etc..
How important is the car to the experience? How does the application leverage the unique context and capability of the vehicle?
Is the design appealing? Is the user experience clear and intuitive? Is the demo full and complete? Were there any bugs?
How well did the team sell their idea?