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2013 September

PennApps Photo Roundup

The Red Spark crew had a blast sponsoring, mentoring, and judging at the PennApps hackathon over the weekend. We chugged 40+ cases of Red Bull and gave away tons of free swag at our REDlounge hangout, including stickers and iPhone cases with our PennApps slogan, Got 99 Problems but Code !=1. Read over our favorite PennApps highlights and flip through photos from our REDlounge and PennApps presentations below:… Read More

Red Spark Takes the Stage at PennApps

At Red Spark, we’re always on the lookout for the next big thing. So when we headed to UPenn over the weekend for the school’s quarterly PennApps hackathon, you’d better believe we had our eyes peeled for up-and-coming tech superstars excited about the stuff we do. As event sponsors, we were able to connect with attendees and participants about our brand and the technologies powering our online marketing platforms. Red Spark VP of Engineering, Craig Slusher, took over the mic for a special presentation before the winners were announced. Check out the slideshow below!… Read More

ICYMI: Best Moments from PennApps Hackathon

More than 1,000 tech-savvy students absolutely killed it over the weekend at PennApps, where 200+ teams hacked tech projects around the clock before presenting and competing for a slew of prizes. As event sponsors, we wanted to help throw the best hackathon ever. So we transformed a classroom into REDlounge: a pimped out, go-to spot for bleary eyed coders to crash on bean bag chairs, grab free swag and snacks, unwind with arcade games, or get advice from our expert PennApps mentors. We also had the opportunity to select a winner for Most Useful… Read More

Red Spark Sponsors PennApps Hackathon

Every semester, students from all over the globe flock to the University of Pennsylvania to compete in PennApps, one of the largest student Hackathons in the country. This Fall, Red Spark is proud to share the roster with big-name sponsors including Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and Spotify. PennApps, in a nutshell 1000+ students from 100+ universities will be given 48 hours to build an innovative and useful app for mobile or web. Participants can work solo or team up with up to 3 other students, and the winners get $10,000. When: Friday, September 6 – Sunday, September 8… Read More