February 19, 2016
Molly Heekin
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2016 LAUNCH Hackathon: An opportunity to build revolutionary travel apps

By Molly Heekin in Events on February 19, 2016 |

Expedia is again a proud sponsor of the LAUNCH Hackathon at Fort Mason in San Francisco, the weekend of Feb 26-28th 2016. The event is open to all external hackers to build cool and innovative apps; register now at the LAUNCH Hackathon website. Expedia will offer sponsor prizes for apps that make the best use of our hackathon APIs. There will be Expedia Engineers on-site for most of the event to answer questions and assist developers using our APIs.

Event dates: Feb 26th – Feb 28th 2016

For more details check out the official schedule.

Expedia Judging Criteria

  • completeness of submission
  • creativity (innovative/original)
  • useful application of the content (business value)
  • application to travel industry

Expedia Sponsored Prizes per team

1st Place Winning Team
$2,500 and 125,000 Expedia+ rewards points

2nd Place Winning Team
$1,500 and 100,000 Expedia+ rewards points

3rd Place Winning Team
$1,000 and 75,000 Expedia+ rewards points

We look forward to seeing you there; don’t forget to follow @ExpediaEng on Twitter for photos and late breaking information.