FLEMINGTON, NJ -  HackHunterdon, Hunterdon’s first 24-hour tech product creation competition, will be held April 28-29 at Feed Mill Station here.

Sam Napolitano, senior vice-president of Engineering at Viacom and a Raritan Valley Community College graduate, will be the event’s keynote speaker and will serve as a mentor for the participants.

“HackHunterdon is a fantastic way to showcase the wealth of tech talent in the Hunterdon County area,” said Napolitano in a press release. “As a longtime resident I am very excited to both mentor and speak at the event, but I am even more inspired by the opportunity for economic growth that this offers the community.”

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The winning team will receive $5,000, a Nintendo Switch for each team member, and an opportunity to pitch a startup concept in front of a panel of angel investors.

Other prizes include and an Oculus Rift VR headset, membership to Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, a drone, and coursework opportunity at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

HackHunterdon invites software developers, UI/UX designers and product types to build a new project, connect with fellow hackers, learn and experiment. Applications are still being accepted.

Applications can be submitted online.

More information can be found at HackHunterdon.com, or by contacting mailto:team@hackhunterdon.com.