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 [...]

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 [...]

Factual Co-Sponsors DocuSign Hackathon

DocuSign, the market leader for electronic signature, is launching a hackathon for entrepreneurs, developers and systems integrators. Think you’ve got what it takes to build the next hot app using the DocuSign API? Then sign up for the DocuSign Hackathon, taking place May 14th-15th in San Francisco. Participating hackers will be asked to put their [...]

Video Clips from Hackers & Founders / Factual Hackathon

For those of you who couldn’t attend the Hackers & Founders / Factual hackathon last weekend, we thought we’d post a few choice clips of the weekend’s talks/events for your enjoyment. On Saturday, Pete Warden moderated a stellar panel that focused on local data. Among other things, the panelists discussed what applications they’d like to see [...]

Hackers & Founders / Factual Hackathon Re-Cap

This past weekend, Factual hosted a terrific open data hackathon at the Hacker Dojo in partnership with Hackers & Founders. For two days, a number of developers worked around the clock, either individually or in teams, to build applications using Factual data. (Occasionally taking breaks to partake of the free food and beer.) At the [...]