AngelHack’s Brian Collins Talks Collaboration with Mastercard

AngelHack’s Brian Collins Talks Collaboration with Mastercard
Comments Off, 09/03/2015, by , in Local Startup News

This interview with AngelHack’s VP Marketing, Mr Brian Collins was conducted and condensed by Maria Antonia of EntrepreneurHK (EHK). 

What brings Mastercard and Angelhack together?

MasterCard and AngelHack linked up to help recognize and reward the best Coders around the globe and showcase the incredible start-up ecosystems they come from. MasterCard is a global technology company that is now opening up its products to software developers because of the value and ingenuity that developers and entrepreneurs bring.

What is Mastercard’s involvement?

This is MasterCard’s event, AngelHack is the organizing partner.

Can participants submit their ideas to Mastercard as a potential app?

During the judging on Sunday, participants will be allowed two minutes to demo their app and one minute for judges questions.  The winner will be chosen form this group but each of the participants own the code: the goal is to help the top winning team for the Masters of Code competition to build a true business from their ideas if they chose. However, the winning team has the discretion to use the prize money and mentoring any way they want.

Join Masters of Code for Free

Join in the party and we’ll be giving out a GoPro to the 100th signup and Beats headphones at the 150th! Winners from each region will be flown out for the final hackathon to compete for the eternal fame and glory of being the very first Masters of Code and for the grand prize of $100,000USD!

For the very first time, Masters of Code is coming to Hong Kong on 21st and 22nd March! Check out the event page here @ http://bit.ly/MastersOfCodeHK and use the discount code “AngelHACK” to get FREE tickets!

When?

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 9:00 AM to Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 6:00 PM (HKT)

Where?

Cocoon (3/F, Citicorp Center, 18 Whitfield Road, Tin Hau, Hong Kong)

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