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Los Angeles Startup Weekend Developer Contest

We’re excited to announce that we are sponsoring the upcoming Los Angeles Startup Weekend.  LA Startup Weekend holds a special place in our heart since it’s right in our own backyard and brings together some of our favorite SoCal developers, designers, and entrepreneurs.  LA Startup Weekend is also known for producing winning teams that go on to...

Startup Weekend San Jose Developer Contest

We’re proud to announce that we are sponsoring this year’s Startup Weekend San Jose.  At Factual, we’re big fans of Startup Weekend and their mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities.  We also love empowering developers to do amazing things with data faster and easier than ever before. To help one lucky team achieve...

AngelHack Developer Contest

If you’re in the Bay Area, love data, and love to hack, be sure to join us at AngelHack this weekend.  There’s nothing better for burning off all those added Thanksgiving Day pounds than hacking with new friends for 24 hours straight.  As an added bonus, we will be giving away $500 in Amazon gift cards...

Princeton Startup Weekend 2011 Contest

Factual is sponsoring this weekend’s Princeton Startup Weekend. If you’re not familiar with Startup Weekend, learn about it on their site. The details for this weekend’s event: November 11-13, 2011 Friend Center for Engineering Education Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Factual is hosting a contest and awarding $500 to the team that demonstrates the best use of...

Data in Sight Hackathon Recap

This past weekend, Factual had the opportunity to co-sponsor data in sight: making the transparent visual, a data visualization competition organized by Creative Commons, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Swissnex San Francisco. Adobe was generous enough to host the event at their spacious offices in San Francisco. For three days, teams of developers, data experts,...