The first step in planning a successful hackathon

Assembling the team

Dave Fontenot
Apr 28, 2014 · 6 min read

The Team, The Team, The Team

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HackMIT/TechX Team being silly

The team is everything.

Want to throw a hackathon?

Always be selling the vision

https://twitter.com/_tessr/status/378324700889640960
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCf46yHIzSo

Show, don’t tell.

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Michigan Hackers first trip to PennApps. We found out about the only a few days earlier and ended up rallying 25 Michigan Hackers to attend. This trip inspired us to come home and immediately begin planning the inaugural MHacks.

Talent is everything. Experience is overrated.

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Enter Michelle Lu
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MHacks Secret Weapon: Michelle Lu


Hackathons Anonymous

With hacker culture sweeping over the globe, people are…

Dave Fontenot

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I study hybrid offline/online communities.

Hackathons Anonymous

With hacker culture sweeping over the globe, people are becoming increasingly addicted to hackathons. We can resist them, or propel them further. You decide. 

Dave Fontenot

Written by

I study hybrid offline/online communities.

Hackathons Anonymous

With hacker culture sweeping over the globe, people are becoming increasingly addicted to hackathons. We can resist them, or propel them further. You decide. 

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