AngelHack has always been a little different from your average hackathon — rather than taking place in one place over one weekend, it has become a global event that takes place in multiple stages. As a result, the projects are usually pretty polished, though not yet at the level of full-fledged startups. Now it’s taking another step in that direction with the launch of its very own accelerator… → Read More
This weekend a company named Bizodo won the AngelHack NYC Fall 2012 Hackathon. But not for Bizodo, a form automation tool that launched in September out of the ER Accelerator. Instead, the company hacked up a brand new feature called SignupasaService (obviously a play on SoftwareasaService or SaaS) that lets small business and website owners add a few lines of code to their site to implement a… → Read More
The last time I talked up AngelHack, I was impressed that the hackathon had spread to two coasts. Looks like that wasn’t enough for founder and CEO Greg Gopman — the fall version of the event has now grown to include five international cities, including Tel Aviv, London, Santiago, Paris, and Toronto. It is, Gopman says, the largest hackathon in the world, with 2,500 attendees. → Read More
This summer’s AngelHack was a little more ambitious than your average hackathon. Instead of holding one event in one location over one weekend, it held hackathons in four different cities (Seattle, Silicon Valley, Boston, and New York), then allowed the winning teams to refine their products for three weeks before coming to Palo Alto and competing in the final event last night.