hack it out: what's like to work in a startup for a day
Ever wondered what's like to work in a startup? The culture, day-to-day, the numerous possibilities for making a real impact on people's lives or user experience?
We have an open call for developers, designers and business people to showcase their skills on a 24h startup hackaton at Festival in.
If you want to check out what's like to work in a startup for a day, this is it. Also, the best hackers will also get a free ticket for #LIS15. Below is a list of startups participating at the hackathon.
1) All of the people registered for the hackathon will be able to access Festival in for free. For any issues, call us at +351 926 667 633.
2) Food will be provided for part of the hackathon (more info below) and you can bring sleeping bag to rest a bit during the night.
3) Oh, just so you know, 10 people got a job at the hackathon in the past. Who knows what can happen this time around?
Spots are running out fast. Seize it or forever weep.
Most of the startups don't have a designer, so any help - literally - is welcome. If you know how to use photoshop, app design or are into UX, even better. But if you don't, don't worry, we're sure you can help :)
Web, Android, iOS, Linux, Hardware, OS X and also Physical Space, Windows 8, Windows Phone, mysql, facebook api, reddis, freeBSD, wordpress, outsystems.
HTML5, java script, PHP, CSS, Node.js, Java, Objective-C, Python, Bash, C#, .Net and also ActionScript, Go, Erlang, Clojure, Perl
Amazon, Azure, Rackspace, SoftLayer, LunaCloud, Heroku
We're actively looking for people on:
- growth hackers
- authentication experts
For those who are not familiar, Lisbon Challenge is a 3-month, intentive tech startup accelerator for those in prototype/product phase who are looking to achieve product-market fit and investment readiness. Check our website for more details: www.lisbon-challenge.com.
During the program, our startups have access to over 1000 workshops and mentoring sessions, provided by 200 mentors - from serial entrepreneurs to top, renowned professionals, which also includes investors and media. Our startups also get perks from Amazon, Google, Paypal, twilio, Microsoft and many more, worth around 140,000€.
At the end of the program, the best startups go to an investor roadshow in 2 of the following cities: Lisbon, London, Boston, San Francisco, NYC, São Paulo and Tel Aviv. The best startups will also get an additional 150,000€ in perks and get incubated. The best-in-class can receive an investment of up to 200,000€ in convertible note.
16.00 opening talks & matching
18.00 hack & design
21.30 dinner for the brave
22.30 hack & design through the night
01.30 snack may the force be with you
02.30 hack & design through the night
08.00 power food breakfast
09.00 hack & design
14.00 hack & design
16.00 it's show time showcase your progress
18.00 drinks & networking let's relax, homer simpson-style
Meet the Lisbon Challenge startups that you'll be working with:
Based in Lisbon, Beta-i is one of the main entrepreneurship and innovation organisations in Europe. We help new and established businesses grow the startup way, by running acceleration and innovation programs, organising events, promoting investment and creating great work spaces at our hub.
Recognised as one of the world most active startup accelerators and by Wired magazine as “the top incubator in town”, since 2010 we have received 4000+ startup applications to our programs and accelerated over 600 startups, that have raised +60M, having also 12.000+ people attending our events.
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