#HackREGINA Prizes Announced!

HackREGINA is less than two weeks away!  Here’s a reminder of the details:

We will be formally announcing the APIs for HackREGINA early next week, but in the meantime here’s our list of prizes!

1st Place

MacBook Air – 11.6″ display, 128GB flash storage, 1.26GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 4 GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 3000.  Perfect for working on your next iOS app, or to have a 2.38 lb laptop with you wherever you go.

Venture Runways - Venture Runways is an innovative program that helps entrepreneurs transform their ideas and products into a viable business. Using a set of internationally proven tools and techniques we will help coach and advise you through defining the real value your idea/product has,  discovering who is in need of your product or service, and finding a competitive edge to help you succeed in the market place. From there, we will assist you in putting together a roll-out strategy and building the team that will lead you to success.

2nd Place

The New iPad 16GB – That’s right, we’re getting our hands on one of the new iPads that was announced today!  And it could be yours!  With a 2048 x 1536 display, A5X quad-core processor, and 5 megapixel camera, you’ll be the envy of all your friends – and you won’t have to stand in line for days.

3rd Place

Kindle 3G – The smaller, faster Kindle with free 3G wireless, built-in wi-fi and storage for 3,500 books.

There will be other prizes offered by our sponsors as well.  Sign up now at http://hackregina2012.eventbrite.com/, and watch our twitter account @HackREGINA for more info.

8 Mar 2012, 10:19am
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  • 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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