Hackathon News

Indy Civic Hack Challenges Preview

After four years, Indy Civic Hack has become a new Hoosier summer tradition. Inspired by Code for America’s National Day of Civic Hacking, Open Indy Brigade co-founder Matt Kirby organized the inaugural Indy Civic Hack in 2014 through the Indy Chamber with both city and state government officials. The idea was – and still is

Open Indy Brigade is passionate about public data

A government that promotes transparency as well as encourages participation from its citizens is one that allows for the development of innovative solutions to civic issues. To promote transparency and participation in Hoosier governance, seven individuals with diverse backgrounds came together in February of 2015 to form a civic innovation group, and the Open Indy

Xterns take top honors at Indy Civic Hack

Two different teams of Xterns, summer interns in TechPoint’s ultimate tech internship experience, took home top honors in the Indy Civic Hack — a competition using large public data sets to solve challenges for the city. This year, the hackathon focused on transit issues and the winners were announced at the brand new IndyGo Julia

#IndyCivicHack is back and better than ever

Do you love technology and want to help solve some challenges facing the City of Indianapolis and State of Indiana? Join the Indy Chamber, Techpoint, and our generous sponsors as we team up for Indy Civic Hack — the hackathon event of the summer. The 2016 hackathon is coming up on June 4, and will be