We’re excited to announce that we will be sponsoring the Silicon Beach Hackathon, part of this year’s Silicon Beach Fest, a festival to celebrate everything that’s great and unique about the LA tech community. As part of the event we will be holding a hackathon developer contest and will be awarding Free Accelerated Access to the Factual API for one year, plus $500 in Amazon Gift Cards to the Silicon Beach Hackathon team that makes best use of Factual’s APIs.
What: Silicon Beach Hackathon
When: June 21 – 23, 2012
Where: Cross Campus 820 Broadway, Santa Monica
- Team and team members must be registered participants at Silicon Beach Hackathon, June 21 – 23, 2012
- Your project must make use of the Factual API.
The winning team will be awarded Free Accelerated Access to the Factual API for one year, plus $500 in Amazon gift cards to be shared among team members.
We will judge entries based on the following criteria
- Maturity of prototype (we will judge a functional prototype higher than a slide deck)
Got questions? Check out our API docs. Technical questions can be directed to our support page.
Getting Started with Factual
- Take a look at our Global Places Data
- Visit our developer docs and list of drivers and code examples to get acquainted with our API.
- Obtain a developer key and get hacking.