SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The alumni community of leading coding school Hack Reactor, HRX, will be hosting Startup Weekend, an opportunity for 50 Hack Reactor alumni to transform their ideas into potential business ventures. These entrepreneurial pursuits will be evaluated by three judges: Steve Baxter, financial backer of Startup Catalyst and a "Shark" on the Australian television series Shark Tank; Matthew Douglass, technology cofounder of Practice Fusion; and Rika Nakazawa, executive director of global strategic partnerships at Frog. The weekend-long event starts at 6:00pm PDT on Friday, October 2nd with opening remarks by Douglass.
What: Over the course of 54 hours, the Hack Reactor alumni community will host Startup Weekend: HRX
Where: Hack Reactor, 944 Market Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94109
When: Friday, October 2 from 6:00pm PDT – Sunday, October 4, 9:00pm PDT
Startup Weekend, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, brings developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts together to share ideas in 54 immersive hours. Startup Weekend: HRX will facilitate the congregation and cooperation of the best software engineers in the industry in order to transform ideas into viable business ventures. The weekend will begin with business pitches and team selection on Friday, idea development and product building on Saturday and Sunday and will end with awards and participants receiving feedback from experts. Startup Weekend: HRX will provide alumni with the opportunity to win prizes, receive coaching from experienced professionals and Hack Reactor graduates, including Mission Bit Chairman and Founder Tyson Dougherty, and work with participants from Australia-based, Startup Catalyst.
To learn more about Startup Weekend: HRX, click here.
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Source: Hack Reactor