Tag Archive: DEMO

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    by Angie Chang

    Story Of The Hackfest – Bacon Unicorn!

    During the hackathon, we’re constantly evaluating whether “it’s worth it” on any given problem.

    By Anna Billstrom (iOS & Facebook App Developer, Self)

    The AT&T Hackfest was in Palo Alto. Sleepy, beautiful, affluent, diverse and yet economically not-diverse, Palo Alto, at the AT&T Foundry, a neat space with lots of power, sunlight, and (oddly, but great) random doors onto the street. I kind of love that place.

    We slowly formed a team – my teammate from other hackathons, Stacie Hibino, and Estelle Weyl, whom I’d admired her from a JavaScript class a few months ago, and Stacie had worked with her at another hackfest. Two friends joined and left, graphic designers lured elsewhere. A friend Kris was with us the first day.

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    by Angie Chang

    How To Get Tweeted By Dave McClure

    By Alicia Liu (Participant, Founder Labs)

    It all went down exactly a week before demo day.

    4:00pm: our team was getting ready to present our progress taking part in Founder Labs to Dave McClure, of 500 Startups, and John Malloy, of Blue Run Ventures. We were 4 weeks in, with only 1 more week to go before final demo day before an audience of investors and advisors, and we were scrambling.

    We had been exploring various ideas, everything from point-of-sale systems to social enterprise, and weren’t making much

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    by Angie Chang

    Announcing DEMO Partnership and Scholarships for Women-Run Startups

    The DEMO Conference and Women 2.0 announce a partnership and DEMO’s offerings of multiple scholarship opportunities to enable a select group of companies to launch at DEMO.

    The DEMO Scholarship Partner Program will feature a total of 20 full scholarships for bootstrapped companies (valued at $18,500 each).

    Of these DEMO scholarships, a minimum of 4 will be dedicated to women entrepreneurs; 10 partial scholarships will be awarded to angel-funded companies and 10 full scholarships will awarded to college students.

    DEMO Fall 2011 will take place this September 12-14, 2011 in Silicon Valley. Scholarship application deadline is July 1. Apply now!