HackVAN Prizes

Are you ready? Hell yeah! We are gonna make it worth your while to build a killer application at HackVAN. OK?


  • When: Vancouver, Saturday August 20, 2011
  • Where: Mozilla Vancouver, 163 West Hastings Street, Suite 200- Vancouver
  • Time: 9 AM to 6 PM
  • Registration: is now open. And HackVAN is sell out so get your ticket now!

We will be announcing the APIs for HackVAN in the coming days but in the meantime, how about some prizes for the winners of the best application?


Yes, that’s a MacBook Air you are looking at. And it will be the latest one. And it could be yours to take home: 11 inch and 128 GB, 1.6GHz dual-core Intel i5 Processor, 4 GB memory, 128GB flash storage. In addition you will receive a one year medium level Github account which allows you to have 20 private repositories, 10 private collaborators, unlimited public repositories and collaborators.


iPad 2 with Wi-Fi: 16 GB. In addition you will receive a one year small level Github account which allows you to have 10 private repositories, 5 private collaborators, unlimited public repositories and collaborators.


A Kindle 3G, the smaller, faster Kindle with free 3G, built-in wi-fi and storage for 3,500 books and … (drum roll) a $200 gift certificate for apple store and … a one year micro level Github account which allows you to have 5 private repositories, 1 private collaborators, unlimited public repositories and collaborators.

This time around, thanks to our awesome sponsors, we will be able to award a $200 Apple gift certificate for each one of the 4th, 5th and 6th position.


4 Aug 2011, 5:39pm
  • HackREGINA Location Sponsor

    Innovation Place - Innovation Place is home to approximately 40 clients in six buildings, employing more than 1,600 people.

  • HackREGINA Event Sponsors

    iQmetrix Software - At iQmetrix, we create great experiences for retailers, their employees, and the end consumer.

    GB Internet Solutions - We’re proud parents to GasBuddy.com and OpenStoreLoyalty.com, and while we don’t like to play favorites, the GasBuddy app has over 30 million downloads!

  • HackREGINA Community Sponsors

    YellowAPI - Our curated local search API is built off of the strength of the Yellow Pages database of over 1.5 million geo-localized business listings and associated rich content.

    Canadian Youth Business Foundation - Are you an aspiring young entrepreneur, aged 18 to 39, with a solid business idea? Are you looking for the financial support and expert advice that will help you bring your great business idea to life? The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) can help.

  • HackREGINA API Sponsors

    eHealth Saskatchewan - eHealth Saskatchewan employees and consultants are committed to making a difference for Saskatchewan residents by supporting health care providers through making important clinical information available electronically.

    Cashtie - InComm’s new Cashtie API opens up access to retailers point of sale (POS) systems, allowing any approved developer to sell online goods to consumers at these high value retail locations—opening up the possibility for web and mobile applications to accept cash payments for virtual goods, services and utilities at top retailers.

    Twilio - Twilio powers the future of business communications, enabling phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software.

    Wit - Wit allows you to build a Siri-like speech interface for you app in 5 min! It's an API that turns speech or text into JSON.

    Windows Azure - Add a cloud backend to your apps in minutes, enabling your apps to reach every user on every platform. With support for popular languages and open REST APIs, you’ll be ready to integrate Windows Azure into your apps in minutes. Use any of Windows Azure’s APIs to complete your hacks. You’ll need to activate a FREE trial or your MSDN Windows Azure benefits prior to using Windows Azure.

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