Wix TLV Hachathon

Yoav Abrahami | February 27th 2013 | Uncategorized

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Launch a Web App in 3 days to over 30 million Wix users!
Join the first ever open Wix TLV Hackathon, March 7th to 9th, at Wix HQ in the Tel Aviv Port

Rock star developers, Internet geeks, hungry entrepreneurs, ninja designers, marketing gurus, master hackers, striving product managers – you’re all invited!

Join the Wix TLV Hackathon where you can learn, network, innovate and create a killer web app that will reach millions of Wix users. Get free office space and mentorship to turn your vision into reality.

Wix developers, designers, product managers and UX experts will all be there to help as you put your genius to work.

Up for the challenge?

Schedule:

Thursday, March 7 – Pre Hackathon Workshop

18:00 Meet up and drinks – Scope out the competition with liquid courage!
19:00 David Schwartz – Wix App Market: Designing a Winning Web App
19:30 Yoav Abrahami – Working with Wix SDK
20:00 Entrepreneurs’ & innovators’ 1-minute pitches!
21:00 Drinks and mingling – Shape your idea, build your team, and plan what you’ll do with all that Sweet Exit Cash!

Friday, March 8 – first day

09:00 Get together and breakfast – carb load for the day ahead
10:00 Choose your workshop:
Yoav Avrahami- Developing Wix Apps using Google App engine
Ran Mizrahi- Developing Wix Apps using PHP
13:00 Lunch and team-up with your future co-founders
19:00 Dinner to wind down (or up, if you’re planning on a White Night)

Saturday, March 9 – second day

09:00 Breakfast with coffee, lots and lots of coffee
13:00 Lunch with more coffee
17:00 Last change to submit a killer App that will take the web by storm!
17:30 Demo Presentations – it’s money time!
19:30 Announcing the Wix TLV Hackathon Winners
20:00 Eat, drink and party

About Wix & Wix App Market
Since 2008 more than 28 million websites have been built using Wix’s state of the art, drag-and-drop web building editor. Renowned for its creative, no-coding-needed flexibility, small businesses and individuals have flocked to the Wix platform. More than 4 million people engage with the Wix editor each month, publishing more than 1 million new websites during that same time frame.

With this as a foundation, a massive new web developer opportunity presented itself in October of 2012 as the Wix App Market launched and was integrated within the Wix editor. How big an opportunity? At present there are more than 500,000 App installations through the Wix App Market every month. Currently, with less than 70 Apps in the App Market, the average App is getting more than 7,000 installations per month.

The Wix Hackathon Website:

http://www.wix.com/tlvhackathon2013

http://dev.wix.com


By Yoav Abrahami
Wix

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