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VIOLET HACKS

Bring an idea to life with ambitious female & non-binary people just like you!

VIOLET HACKS IS BACK

@ GITHUB, AUG 10-11, 2019!

VIOLET HACKS 2018 INFO

LOCATION: Domino Data Lab, San Francisco

TIMING: Saturday, November 3, 2018

Violet Hacks is a 1-day startup-focused hackathon for female & non-binary individuals in technology. 💡 Learn what it takes to build a startup, meet investors, and join a community of aspiring female & non-binary founders. 

 

Get ready for an awesome weekend of creating, learning, and connecting. 👯‍ You'll work on a team with 4-5 other talented techies who have a variety of roles & backgrounds -- Engineering, Design, Product, Marketing, Biz Dev, Talent, Community, and more -- who want to start a startup. ✨ There will be workshops, talks, and resources to help you put together a brand-new business concept, prototype, and pitch. 🎙 You'll have delicious meals and fun swag included in admission. 🥑 Finally, you'll demo your creations to a panel of judges (accomplished investors & founders) and compete to win awesome prizes! 🚀 Thank you our generous host & partner, Domino Data Lab, for providing our venue! 📈

OPENING KEYNOTE

Lucy Zhao
Cofounder of Honeydew

PANELISTS

Athena Kan
Investing Team at 8VC

Laura Montoya
Founder & Executive Director of Accel.AI

Arjita Sethi
Co Founder of Equally

WORKSHOP LEADERS

Cassie Wang
Software Engineer at Palantir

JUDGES

Ellen Chisa
CEO/Cofounder of Dark Inc.

Harshita Arora
Founder of Crypto Price Tracker (acq'd by RWCV)

Kinjal Shah
Investment Associate at Blockchain Capital LLC

Selene Cruz
Founder of Re:store

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Ashley Wellington-Fahey
Co-Founder and CEO of The Relish

TEAM

Shriya Nevatia
Product Manager
GLIDR

Kathy Zhou
Software Engineer
Pinterest

Malvika Nagpal
Advisory Associate
PwC

Ria Mirchandani
Senior Product Manager
Credit Karma

Florence Kwok
Sr. Integrated Program Marketing Manager
SPARC

Mahati Kumar
Software Engineer
Facebook

EVENT PARTNERS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

IS THE EVENT FREE?

No; your ticket includes connections to dozens of companies, 10+ founders and investors, 5 meals plus snacks, 4-6 workshops, and potential for prizes worth hundreds of dollars!

WHEN IS IT? CAN I STAY OVERNIGHT?

The event will be Saturday, Nov 3 from 10am-10pm at Domino Data Lab.

CAN I COME IF I'M IN HIGH SCHOOL?

This is an 18+ event, no minors will be allowed, sorry!

DO YOU OFFER TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT?

No travel reimbursement is available for this event.

WHAT ARE THE TERMS OF PARTICIPATION?

Terms of Participation can be seen here. In non-legalese, it means everything that you make at this event is your property to keep working on after the event, but we are allowed to share materials you create over the weekend for promotional purposes.