The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2014-10-27T09:52:40Z One of Australia's largest Hackathon events - tickets now on sale 2014-10-27T09:52:40Z one-of-australia-s-largest-hackathon-events-tickets-now-on-sale One of the biggest Hackathons in the country, the Wollongong 'HackagongX' event, venue and date confirmed: UOW UniCentre, 29-30 Nov 2014. The Hackagong event is a little broader than many 'programming-only' style hackathons. Anyone with an idea they want to bring to life is invited to attend. People who go to Hackagong may be designers, programmers, engineers, 'garage inventors', entrepreneurs or people who just want to tinker with some new bit of technology. There will be 3D printers available for free use! Categories include:     Design     Programming     Entrepreneurship     3D printing     Big data     Data visualisation     Game development     Cryptocurrencies Tickets now on sale, go to the website hackagong.com or email press@hackagong.com for more information. Venture Capital Firms Turn Hungry Eyes to Start-up Focussed 'Hackathon' Event 2014-07-12T06:34:46Z venture-capital-firms-turn-hungry-eyes-to-start-up-focussed-hackathon-event Planning is now underway for the 3rd annual Wollongong Hackathon event, simply named "Hackagong 2014" Many million dollar ideas come out of these events, and large tech corporations and venture capitalists like to keep their on eyes on them to unearth new talent and techonlogy breakthroughs. One notable example is the 'Groupme' app acquired by Skype for over $50 million. This year's Hackagong event will be hosted by the University of Wollongong in late November. For the 3rd year running, Nathan Waters and his team of volunteers and students are putting together what they hope will be the biggest and best Hackathon event Australia has ever seen. For more information, please see our media contacts or visit the website: www.hackagong.com Australian technology hub to host crowd of inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers 2014-06-26T19:36:56Z australian-technology-hub-to-host-crowd-of-inventors-entrepreneurs-engineers It's a 'hackathon' event but broader than most, with entrepreneurs, VCs and designers. Please note, when we say 'hackathon', we mean 'hackers' as programmers, not as criminals who break into things! It's a nickname from the software industry. Amazon sponsored last years event, and planning is now underway for the 3rd annual Wollongong Hackathon event, simply named "Hackagong 2014" Many million dollar ideas come out of these events, and large tech corporations and venture capitalists like to keep their on eyes on them to unearth new talent and technology breakthroughs. This year's Hackagong event will be hosted by the University of Wollongong in late November. For the 3rd year running, Nathan Waters and his team of volunteers and students are putting together what they hope will be the biggest and best Hackathon event Australia has ever seen.  Get in touch via our media contacts or visit our website www.hackagong.com