CSUMB Set to Host 7th Annual Startup Hackathon
SEASIDE, Ca., November 1, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is set to host the 7th annual Startup Hackathon weekend at CSUMB Nov. 2-4, 2018. This year’s theme is “Tech Save America: Creating Tech-Based Solutions for A Better World.”
The competition will begin Friday, November 2, at 4:30 p.m. and culminate with final presentations to a group of judges on Sunday, November 4, from 2-5 p.m. at the Joel and Dena Gambord Business and Information Technology Building.
Over 450 students have participated in previous years of the Hackathon and they have created dozens of innovative tech designs. Through the Hackathon, students demonstrate and develop their tech skills and their ability to contribute to the world with those skills.
The CSUMB Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (iiED), housed in the College of Business, hosts events such as the hackathon to promote entrepreneurship in the Monterey Bay region and foster the development of a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem in the region.