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Friendly reminder: Teams not to exceed 4 students
Questions? Email julie@greylock.com, find me at DropboxHQ, or twitter (@jgoulie)
www.greylockU.com

Agenda
07.21.2012
1pm Official start

07.22.2012
10am: Deadline to register teams
1pm: Competition is over
1.15 - 1.45pm: preliminary judging (3 * 3 judges)
3.15pm: Greylock Hackfest Championship (top 10 teams)

Judging Criteria (max of 10 points for each ; max total score = 50)

  1. Technical difficulty (how technically challenging is your hack?)
  2. Originality (how unique and innovative is your hack?)
  3. Practicality (how useful is this hack based on the problem you're trying to solve?)
  4. Aesthetics (how good is the vidual design & UX?)
  5. The WOW factor (how epic and mind blowing is your hack?)

We will post the order of the presentations (chosen randomly) outside each judging room before noon on Sunday. Make sure you pay close attention to the order!You will have 3-4 minutes to present in front of the preliminary judges (private sessions)

Preliminary judges include - 1.15 - 2.45pm
Andreas Ehn, Wrapp, CTO
Jason Bosinoff, TrialPay, VPE
Christian Beedgen, SumoLogic, CTO & co-founder
Nate Boyd, Nomic, co-founder
Jeff Winner, CardSpring, CTO
Damon Sicore, Mozilla, VPE
Josh MacFarland, TellApart, CEO
Sasha Aickin, Redfin, CTO
Dion Almaer, WalmartLabs, VP Mobile Architecture

Greylock Hackfest Championship - 3.15pm
Reid Hoffman, Greylock, Partner
Mike Schroepfer, Facebook, VPE
Kevin Systrom, Instagram, CEO
Mike Olson, cloudera, CEO

Prizes
1st prize: Greylock Hackfest Champion

  • A private dinner With Reid Hoffman & John Lilly, limo service included
  • $3,000 per student in Amazon Web Services credits to be used for any point over two years
  • One Greylock Hackfest Swag Bag for each team member

2nd prize: runner-up

  • One Lytro camera for each team member
  • $2,000 per student in Amazon Web Services credits to be used for any point over two years
  • One Greylock Hackfest Swag Bag for each team member

3rd prize: third place

  • One Drobo for each team member
  • $1,000 per student in Amazon Web Services credits to be used for any point over two years
  • One Greylock Hackfest Swag Bag for each team member