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.”
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.