SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 1, 2012) - Via.Me, the popular social media publishing app, today announced that the Bay Area technology organization Women 2.0 is a partner in its "Hack to the Future" event to help showcase the skills of female developers and compete for a $5,000 grand prize for building the best hack.
Hack to The Future will bring together the best APIs in mobile, photo, video, audio and social to enable hackers to have free reign to create the most exciting new hacks.
Hack to the Future will be hosted at RadiumOne's Headquarters at 55 Market Street in San Francisco on June 8-10th. Registration for Hack to the Future is now open at http://xhack2012.com/index.html
The submission deadline is Sunday, June 3 at Noon, Pacific.
The Bay Area's leading app developers, venture capital firms and experts in the startup and tech space will attend the three-day event.
"Our mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups with inspiration, information and network through our platform," said Women 2.0 Co-Founder and CEO Shaherose Charania. "Events like Hack to the Future are a great opportunity for the talented female developers in the Bay Area to not only demonstrate their programming skills but further strengthen the community and culture for women innovators."
"Via.Me is psyched to host this inaugural Hack to the Future event in San Francisco. The Bay Area is a hot bed for creative, talented and adventurous hackers and there's no better place to organize a gathering focused on building for the future," said Gurbaksh Chahal, Founder and CEO of RadiumOne. "Hack to the Future is a unique opportunity for developers to hack with the Via.Me API as well as the APIs from our hackathon partners, meet industry-leaders, an elite panel of judges, show off their hacking skills and have fun with other amazing developers."
Who Should Come?
- Developers in the photo, video, audio, mobile and social space that want to build a cool hack.
What Should You Expect?
- An awesome time. Eat, drink, hang out and HACK with the most amazing mobile and web developers and designers in the Bay Area and beyond.
- $1,000 People's Choice
- $2.500 Best Use of Via.Me API
- $5,000 Best of Show
When & Where
June 8-10, 2012 at RadiumOne Labs
55 Second St. (between Market and Mission)
Solarium on 1st floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
About Women 2.0
Women 2.0 is a media company offering content, community and conferences for aspiring and current women innovators in technology. Our mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups with inspiration, information and education through our platform. For more information visit: http://www.women2.com
RadiumOne is the leader in Real-Time Advertising. RadiumOne's innovative Dynamic Audience Platform (DAP) harnesses social interaction data to fuel new audience expansion and create unparalleled efficiency and scale. At the core of the RadiumOne DAP is the patent-pending ShareGraph™ technology and RadiumOne's first party social products Via.Me, Po.st and PingMe. The DAP meshes first party data, with ShareGraph™ and traditional targeting methodologies to fuel and expand new audience segments across the Open Web - based on real-time sharing interactions. Based in San Francisco, with offices across the US, the UK and France, RadiumOne was founded by online advertising pioneer Gurbaksh Chahal in 2009. To learn more about RadiumOne, please visit http://radiumone.com