Let us introduce you to our great new Partner! Springboard Mobile is helping us with our next big event: Techmeetups Hackathon: HTML5 & Cloud.
With our HTML5 & Cloud Hackathon taking place next weekend, we’re delighted to announce our Partnership with Springboard Mobile, the first 3 month mobile accelerator bootcamp in Europe. All TechMeetups Hackathon attendees are invited to apply to compete for one of 10 spots: http://bit.ly/AwesomeMobile
Springboard Mobile Co-Founder and Mentor Sean Kane will be one of the judges deciding the winning app prototype at the Hackathon making it a great opportunity for teams to show what they’re made of! Get involved here.
Springboard provide seed capital, office space, over $150k of free services and most importantly hands on support from an incredible group of experienced entrepreneurs and investors. Annually, Springboard invests in over 20 companies with founder-friendly investment terms for between a 3 – 6% stake in the founders’ startups. Historically, over half of the companies that participate in Springboard raise additional investment funding, with alumni teams currently operating around the world. (www.springboard.com)
When is Springboard Mobile?
The next programme kicks off September in London, and Springboard are looking for the 10 best teams from around the globe focusing on any area of mobile technology to participate.
Top tier mobile mentors are already lined up including Russell Buckley (Admob), Harry Dewhirst (Amobi), Ben Barokas (Admeld), and 80+ more from Google, Facebook, PayPal, Amazon and more!
How do Hackathon attendees apply?
Springboard welcome applications from the whole TechMeetups community, friends, and fans working on a startup or a new idea in mobile. Pre-funding and funded teams, first time startup founders and serial entrepreneurs are accepted. When asked where you heard about Springboard Mobile, just say TechMeetups in the final question of applications, which can be found at http://bit.ly/AwesomeMobile.
About TechMeetups App Hackathon: HTML5 & Cloud
City University, London, 20-22 July 2012
If you have a mobile app idea, want to learn more about HTML5, meet great people and potentially launch a new great business, then this weekend is for you! Turn up and pitch your app idea or come along and join a team to build an app prototype over one weekend with the support of expert mentors!
You can also register to just attend our series of workshops taking place 10:30am – 12pm on Saturday 21st July.