SEASIDE, Ca., Oct. 21, 2016 -- Cal State University Monterey Bay will host the 5th annual Startup Hackathon weekend featuring 80 students from Monterey Peninsula College, Cabrillo College, Hartnell College and CSUMB Nov. 4-6, 2016.
This year’s event, held at the Joel and Dena Gambord Business and Information Technology Building, will focus on the use of technology to solve community concerns such as safety, education, parking, emergency management and other emerging community dilemmas.
The Hackathon is calling for organizations with interesting and challenging community issues to submit their proposals as possible topics to be addressed at the hackathon. Interested organizations may submit their proposals through the iiED Startup Hackathon website.
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.