Social impact incubation network Impact Hub Manila (IHM) once again opens the platform for new impact-driven entrepreneurs and changemakers to craft new solutions to current social challenges, especially those brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Imagine multiple cities across the nation, aiming to brainstorm solutions and create innovations that will help solve the world’s most pressing concerns. Now put digital transformation into the equation and you have yourself what today’s generation refers to as a “hackathon”. In the Philippines, Impact Hub Manila attempts to stage the biggest hackathon the country has ever seen.
Ever since the startup boom in the country during the early-2010s, more and more professionals now consider making the jump from the comforts of corporate life to a more challenging yet thriving one as digital nomads or freelancers in coworking spaces.
Yes, it is that time of the year again – Hackathon season is just around the corner. If you’re a first-timer, you would imagine hackathons as this exclusive event where programmers all bunch up against a computer with code running down like a waterfall, until they say “I’m in”. Sorry to burst your bubble but it’s not what hackathons are about!
Hackathons—an event where creativity, concepts, and crafts take place. But what have these events have in common? They’re actually where some great startups are born! Hackathons have led to the discovery of many successful business ideas and built some of the coolest applications of our time.
Many entrepreneurs believe that the concept of “Software as a Service” or SaaS emerged when most
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prevalent from during the latter part of the previous century. Gone are the days when users had to
purchase CDs and install bits of software in the computer.
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