about 2 years ago

Announcing the winners

Thanks for sticking with us summer jammers. We’ve finished tallying the votes, so go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome projects!

FYI, there are still more Summer Jam hackathons left. Create your first API, become bionic, and build your Internet of things.

Winners - we’ll reach out you soon about claiming your prize.


about 2 years ago

Deadline is on Monday, 5pm ET

Over the past few weeks: we highlighted some great APIs & resources, spoke to Cassidy & Terri @ Venmo about payments & emoji, and we had some making it rain

Now, the deadline is coming up and I know you're hacking your hearts out. I'd love to hear what you're working on, so tweet me @nealrs

And if you're in NYC (6/30) or SF (7/9), join us for Happy Demo Hour at WeWork Labs.


about 2 years ago

Week 2 wrap up

Hola Jammers! I was thinking to myself, "what's the best part of running a hackathon about financial literacy?" And then it hit me — an irresponsible use of making it rain gifs!

FYI: the submission deadline is June 29 at 5pm ET and if you're in NYC (6/30) or SF (7/9), come to one of our happy hours at WeWork Labs.

Good luck and happy hacking!

~Neal


about 2 years ago

Week 1 wrap up

Ok Jammers, we're 1 week into the hackathon and things are looking good. We chatted with with Cassidy & Terri from Venmo about their SDK (and emoji). We published a big list of data, info, and tools to help you get started. And, I got you this gif:

You're missing a hilarious Kenny Powers GIF right now

Invite your friends to join in via Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp.

Tweet me (@nealrs) what you're working on and I'll do everything I can to help you out (except check fraud).

One more thing! We just opened signups for our sports hackathon: Connect with Your Team, powered by…

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about 2 years ago

Quick Start

Hey there Summer Jammers. Financially literacy is about appreciating your relationship with money. That could involve savings, personal finance, investments, loans, or even just sticking to a budget.

You don’t have to be Gordon Gekko to take charge of your finances. Show us a new way to teach or enable financial literacy.

The grand prize, courtesy of Venmo, is a 55" Samsung Smart TV and we've also got some killer stuff from Major League Hacking and Digital Ocean.

To help you get started, we put together a list of resources, tools, APIs, and more. Take a look and hit

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