Princeton Startup Weekend Recap

Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending Princeton Startup Weekend. I went as a representative of Factual, which was one of the weekend’s sponsors, and to act as a resource for teams that wanted advice, feedback, or technical help.

Princeton Startup Weekend 2011 Contest

Factual is sponsoring this weekend’s Princeton Startup Weekend. If you’re not familiar with Startup Weekend, learn about it on their site. The details for this weekend’s event:

Clojure on Hadoop: A New Hope

Factual’s U.S. Places dataset is built from tens of billions of signals. Our raw data is stored in HDFS and processed using Hadoop.