TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2018 /CNW/ -
WHAT: Join the inaugural Elevate Hackathon judging day! Already underway, over 500 hackers are working all weekend long to find innovative solutions to solve for Toronto's toughest urban problems. A total of $18,000 in prize money is at stake.
WHO: TD's Head of Technology and Innovation, Michael Rhodes; 500+ hackers; Innovation thought-leaders. Exclusive judging panel including Chief of Staff Universal Music, Key digital leads from TD and Interac and CGI, The City of Toronto's Transformation Offices.
Hackathon participants: 500+ students and young professionals. There are teams of all ages (from kids young enough to have their parents register for them to cutting-edge young professionals). Over 35% of participants are female hackers.
WHERE: MaRS Discovery District - 101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7
WHEN: Sunday September 23 | 3-5 p.m.
WHY: These hacker participants are actively solving to make Toronto an even better place. Plus, this talent pool will be the future of Toronto's, and Canada's, innovation ecosystem. An incredibly diverse group of students and young professionals work together on one common goal. Come see the innovation that comes out of all of their efforts.
PHOTO OPS: Opportunities with exclusive judges, TD's Head of Innovation, and the 500+ hackers.
SOURCE TD Bank Group
For further information: Amy Thompson, 647 631-5997, [email protected]