Violet Hacks

Start a startup in weekend with aspiring female founders

Violet Hacks is a 2-day startup-focused hackathon for female & non-binary individuals in technology. 💡You'll work on a team with 4-5 other talented techies who have a variety of roles & backgrounds who want to start a startup. ✨At the end, you'll demo your creations to a panel of judges and compete to win awesome prizes! 🚀

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Shriya Nevatia
Shriya NevatiaHunterHiring@shriyanevatia · PM @ GLIDR, Founder @ Violet Society
Hi Product Hunt! I'm so excited to launch my next program from The Violet Society (https://www.producthunt.com/post...), Violet Hacks! Start a startup in a weekend at Violet Hacks! Violet Hacks is a 2-day startup-focused hackathon for female & non-binary individuals in technology. 💡Never been to a hackathon before? Not even sure what they are? 🤷‍♀No sweat! Get ready for an awesome weekend of creating, learning, and connecting. 👯‍♀️You'll work on a team with 4-5 other talented techies who have a variety of roles & backgrounds — Engineering, Design, Product, Marketing, Biz Dev, Talent, Community, Success, and more — who want to start a startup. ✨There will be workshops, talks, and resources to help you put together a brand-new business concept, prototype, and pitch. 🎙You'll have delicious meals and fun swag included in admission. 🥑Finally, on Sunday you'll demo your creations to a panel of judges (accomplished investors & founders) and compete to win awesome prizes! 🚀 Thank you our generous host & partner, Domino Data Lab, for providing our venue! 📈 Apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/... (Applications close 11:59pm PST Wednesday, October 17, 2018) Website: http://thevioletsociety.com/viol... Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/... Our judges include accomplished founders & investors, including: - Ellen Chisa, CEO/Cofounder of Dark Inc - Harshita Arora, Founder of Crypto Price Tracker (acq'd by RWCV) - Charu Sharma, CEO of Next Play - Morgan Lai, Investor at Foundation Capital - Jennifer Kaehms, Investment Associate at Canvas Ventures - Kinjal Shah, Investment Associate at Blockchain Capital LLC Stay tuned for more announcements of workshop leaders, speakers, and more. We have applications to ensure a good balance of roles & experience levels and to make the weekend more valuable for everyone who participates! This is an 18+ event and there will no travel reimbursement available. Attendees must be female or non-binary. The timing is 10am-10pm Sat Nov 3 + 10am-3pm Sun Nov 4 (no overnight stay allowed). Thank you for understanding! Violet Hacks is run by The Violet Society, a startup sisterhood for future founders. We run high-touch, face-to-face programs for ambitious women in the first 10 years of their career who are aspiring and early-stage founders. The Violet Society gives members the confidence, network, and skills they need to launch and grow a successful startup.
Teri Yu
Teri Yu@teriyu · Co-founder of Vibely
Super exciting! 🙌🏻