Oct 08, 2012 15:10 BST TheGivingLab continues it’s autumn collaborations with GeekGirlMeetup for two Hack Days at General Assembly on the 13+14th of October. Aiming to come up with new ways of giving with charity API’s and one launched idea by 2013, the Hack Days bring together female talent in coding, ideas and design.
Reinvent Christmas @ The Giving Lab Hack Weekend @GoogleCampus Nov 24+25Nov 12, 2012 13:10 GMT
TheGivingLab launches it's new charity api's in time for the Christmas rush and with our friends at dev4good we're challenging the smartest digital brains to reinvent Christmas for the digital age and to increase donations to Uk charities.
Digital dancing reindeer, a virtual desktop xmas tree, xmas carols on your iPad, the 'pass the parcel' app, virtual christmas service; Christmas is ripe for digital modernisation.
If you're a developer, designer or entrepreneur come along and pit your brains and skills with other smart people to create smart apps, products, sites and services that make a difference in the world - and put your name on the map.
There's a £1,000 prize for the first app to market that uses the brand new TheGivingLab api's, payable when it takes it's first donation or payment. It could be the perfect Christmas gift ....
The weekend will provide a strong mentorship programme, with people from tech, charity and press, helping teams to achieve their aims and launch a product into real life as fast as possible.
Food, drink and prizes provided. Bring your own elf.
"The Giving Lab Hack Days are a great way of combining new charity API's with a good cause." - Heidi Noemm - Country Manager UK, MyNewsDesk.
heidih@thegivingLab.org, 07712 406 778