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Sun was Shinning on Cleanweb Solar Hackathon in Oakland via Genability

June 12th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

This weekend concluded the first Cleanweb Solar Hackathon hosted by Sungevity in Oakland. Developers, programmers, and business types all collaberated to create teams that competed against one another to build applications that made solar power easy, efficient and a part of our daily lives.


Oakland to Host the First Solar Hackathon: Call for Developers

June 7th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

The hackathon fever is taking over the Nation. After being hosted at San Francisco, New York City, Boston, Boulder, Santa Clara, now the cleanweb hackathon is coming to Oakland for the first ever solar focussed event. Can you build an app in a weekend? Do you thrive in dynamic teams? Are you a creator, visionary and executor all in one


Cleanweb Hackathon Comes to Boulder, CO May18-20

May 18th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

After hitting San Francisco, New York City and Boston the exciting Cleanweb Hackthon stops in Boulder CO. The Cleanweb Hackathon is an upcoming gathering to demonstrate the impact of applying information technology to resource constraints. Are you a developer looking to make a difference through tech? Head on over!


Cleanweb Hackathon Boston: Watch Results LIVE!

May 6th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

Hackers and developers are hard at work right now, working on clean apps that have the potential to scale up our efforts to reduce carbon emissions and global warming. The apps use the power of technology, social media and easy usability to tackle resource constraints. The competition began Saturday morning (May 5) and continues over a 30 hour period. Hacking ends at 2:30 pm today EST and will be followed by presentations by the teams, judging and awards at 3 pm. You can watch the proceedings live here through ustream. The live feed from will be on periodically throughout the rest of the weekend as well


Why Cleanweb Will Beat Cleantech

April 23rd, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

An excellent slideshow on the huge potential of cleanweb to scale clean technology and really make an impact with - reduced emissions, better lifestyles and a better, more powerful tomorrow


Love Tech and the Planet? Hit the Cleanweb Hackathon in NYC

January 17th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

The Cleanweb Hackathon's 2nd edition is coming to NYC. The hackathon serves to demonstrate the impact of applying information technology to resource constraints. “CleanWeb” is a category of clean technology that leverages the capability of the internet, social media, and mobile technologies to address resource constraints. The goal is to organize a competition to build apps and hacks exploiting new sustainable business models while leveraging the mobile and social web. The hackathon is an interesting concept that builds on creative thinking and information technology. The inaugural event in San Francisco drew over 100 participants and resulted in 14 cleanweb applications. And now the competition is coming to NYC!


Cleanweb Hackathon Showcases 'World Changing' Apps in 30 Hours: Final Results

September 12th, 2011 | by Priti Ambani

The Cleanweb Hackathon concluded last night with 14 teams taking center-stage to showcase mobile and web apps that could help us, in their own small ways, manage resources more efficiently. The teams worked through the weekend and developed some "awesome" that creator Sunil Paul, pointed out as one of the most important features of cleanweb. How do you identify "cleanweb"? Acording to Sunil, it will demonstrate- #1 Extensive use of information technology (duh) #2 Makes things more efficient; allows better use of resources #3 Makes life more AWESOME! That's exactly what the teams set out to do. Developers, designers, and business folks collaborating on building apps as diverse as ones that bring together backyard urban farmers (GROmunity) or a green life cycle analysis tool that small businesses and artisans can use to analyse and put on their green products (Greenly)


Cleanweb Hackathon, San Francisco: Hacking Continues, Results Soon!

September 11th, 2011 | by Priti Ambani

The first ever Cleanweb Hackathon opened in San Francisco with over 175 registrants for 100 seats. I call that resounding!! Sunil Paul, the brainchild behind the Hackathon, founding director of Spring Ventures and avid clean-tech proponent was excited as he blogged live from the event: "Writing live from @PariSOMA at the Cleanweb Hackathon. Super exciting the level of engagement. We are SOLD OUT. Over 175 registrants for 100 seats. About a third are developers. The balance are business and UIUX folks. In the next 24 hours, we're hoping to see some interesting apps come out of this hackathon." The hacking begun yesterday and will continue today till 3pm pacific time, with winners being announced tonight. Who is going to win over $5,000 worth of prizes and bragging rights to the first-ever clean tech app competition? Stay tuned for the results!


The Cleanweb Hackathon Invites Innovative Minds to Do Social Good Via Technology

September 5th, 2011 | by Priti Ambani

The CleanWeb Hackathon is an upcoming gathering (September 10 & 11th) in San Francisco to demonstrate the impact of applying information technology to resource constraints. The goal is to organize a competition to build apps and hacks exploiting new sustainable business models while leveraging the mobile and social web. The hackathon is an interesting concept that builds on creative thinking and information technology. The hackathon challenge attendees on what they can do in 24 hours with utility, transport and smart grid datasets that might just change the world just a little bit. At the end of a marathon hack session, teams will demo their apps and hacks for the audience and a group of select judges. It’s a fantastic opportunity to develop something great, learn about CleanWeb and meet like minds



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