Hacking for Social Impact with a Hackathon

Hacking for Social Impact with a Hackathon

There is plenty of interest in social innovation … and while we hear a lot about it (like most forms of innovation), we see precious little in terms of action or movement. We also hear a lot about hackathons and innovation programs, yet see talent, ideas,...
Hacking Data to Solve Social Challenges

Hacking Data to Solve Social Challenges

They say that “data is the new oil” – that it is becoming the world’s most valuable resource. For years, policy makers have been capturing data and using it to make decisions – that’s the concept behind the Census. More recently, businesses and social...
Why We Are Helping Vibewire Hack4Homelessness

Why We Are Helping Vibewire Hack4Homelessness

We believe: Big challenges require less time to solve than we imagine Teams with focused expertise can create better solutions than committees Together, we have all the resources we need to build, test and scale the solutions to wicked problems The best time to start...
Can You Hackathon Your Way to Innovation?

Can You Hackathon Your Way to Innovation?

Everywhere I look it seems like I see “yet another hackathon”. Each week, we add more and more events to our Big List of Hackathons in Australia page – far surpassing the number of events that were listed for the same time in 2016. Yet in conversations I have...
Innovating the Young Refugee Experience

Innovating the Young Refugee Experience

In almost any field of endeavour, leaders and innovators are constantly grappling with notions of “the future” and rapidly creating new pathways for current and future generations to perceive, grasp and take advantage of opportunities. But in almost every...
Hack for Good at the TechFugees Australia Hackathon

Hack for Good at the TechFugees Australia Hackathon

By any measure, the number of people seeking refuge around the world has reached crisis proportions. Locally, those who are able to successfully navigate the complex requirements to gain refugee status in Australia, struggle to gain a foothold in a foreign land....