Great Canadian Appathon

Great Canadian Appathon

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Winners Take Home More than $30,000 in Prizes at Canada’s Largest Competitive Hackathon Canadian Open Data Experience Presented by XMG Studio Inc. and the Government of Canada

CODE challenged participants to unlock the potential of freely available open data to solve problems and increase productivity for all Canadians Toronto, Ontario – March 31st, 2014 – Friday, March 28th was a big day for budding Canadian tech entrepreneurs and innovators Carlos Saavedra and Jason Ernst as they walked away with the OpenText GrandRead more

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Open Data Innovation In Action: CODE Hackathon Breaks Records in its First Year & Becomes Largest Competitive Hackathon in Canada

Over 900 creative do-ers, movers and shakers across Canada worked non-stop for 48-hours to create over 110 open data apps and hopefully win the OpenText $25,000 Grand Prize Toronto, Ontario – March 4th, 2014 – Hosted by XMG Studio Inc., the creators of the Great Canadian Appathon (GCA), and supported by the Government of Canada,Read more

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Largest Canadian ‘Hackathon’ to Date: Over 500 Students Code in the 48-Hour Great Canadian Appathon3

Students in 39 HUBs spread across Canada worked non-stop for 48 hours to develop 100 mobile games to impress judges and take home the $25,000 grand prize Toronto, Ontario – October 2nd, 2012 – Over the weekend of September 28th, more than 145 competing teams gathered for a weekend of sleep-deprived, caffeine-fuelled, coding and creating. Mobile game developerRead more

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Presenting the Great Canadian Appathon3: Code at Me Bro!

Canadian college and university students to create a mobile game over the weekend of September 28th and compete for a chance to win fame and a $25,000 grand prize Toronto, Ontario – September 11th, 2012 – Mobile game developer XMG Studio Inc., The Electric Playground, and The Globe and Mail have teamed up to challenge all Canadian students to compete in the largest ‘hackathon’ in Canadian developer history: A race againstRead more