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Founders Lab
Spring 2021 Hackathon

Sponsored by the Fowler Center at CWRU
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Feb 18 - 20, 2021
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Our Why

In recent months, the entire world has gone virtual. Including the students.

That's where we can help.

Hackathon participants get access to our app builder for free for 72 hours and our tech support so you can put together an app without having any coding experience.

On top of that, you get to hear from great speakers like Amanda DoAmaral and David Boone about building a business.  All for the price of... FREE.

Oh, and did we mention that you have the opportunity to win up to $500 in prize money?

Featured Speakers

Prizes

Design with ease

For Students.

Participation in a hackathon like this provides evidence of a commitment to STEM, which makes students eligible for believe in Ohio scholarships here.
One Click Launch

One Goal.

Our mission is clear, helping founders lacking capital and technical knowledge.

Easy to Use.

Build out your ideas with no matter how complex without code and put your curiosity to the test!
Need something?

Network with Others.

Meet other founders with the same ambition and goals, you never know when you may find a co-founder!
Earn Money

Solo Founder Freedom.

You move at your own pace, you are not tied down by lack of coding knowledge or high development costs!
Training & Best Practices

Build Something that Lasts.

Just because you built it in 72 hours doesn't mean it has to be over! Continue to build after the competition is over!

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The details:

  • You must be a high school student
    You'll get free access to v.one for 72 hours.
    You can build any app you want using our app builder.
    Multiple $500 prizes awarded
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Watch the talks from our featured speakers

Amanda DoAmaral -Fiveable

Amanda DoAmaral is an educator, activist, and the founder of Fiveable - a social learning network for students. She spent half a decade teaching high school history in Oakland, CA, where her passion for creating equitable educational opportunities was ignited. Amanda has been a vocal advocate for inclusive history curriculum and is active within the Milwaukee tech community.💪

David Boone - BlendED

David Boone is the co-founder and CTO of BlendED, a platform to help professors find, share and organize learning materials for their courses. Before starting BlendED, David earned a Computer Science degree from Harvard University paid for by the Gates Millenium Scholarship. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended MC2STEM High School, where he discovered his love for learning. David started his tech career at Microsoft, where he led the data team on the Windows Developer Education platform. During his time there, he recognized some of the difficult challenges faced by education and decided to found a company to take on those challenges. He returned to Cleveland this year and is building BlendED in his hometown to provide high-tech jobs and contribute to the local economy. 

Jeremy Redman - v.one

Jeremy Redman is the founder and CEO of v.one. He has built 3 six-figure businesses using no-code. He is now focusing on building v.one, a no-code app builder focused on helping non-technical founders create a functional, monetizable app in just minutes.