DBC Nonprofit Hackathon

Are You Ready for the Challenge? The DBC Nonprofit Hackathon, Sat. Aug. 29th hosted by Duke and SMU.


In one short morning, you can make a real difference for a North Texas nonprofit. Experience the effect that your expertise and input can have on a local organization, while having a great time with your peers!

Thank you to all of the nonprofit organizations who participated in the DBC Nonprofit Hackathon selection process! It was a tough job to choose only three out of so many worthy organizations for the inaugural Hackathon, as interest levels were strong and many challenging, high-quality submissions were received. Although the problems won’t be revealed until the start of the event, we’d like to introduce you to this year’s recipients of MBA wisdom: Congratulations to this year’s winners! DBC members, you have an exciting task ahead.

ABOUT THE EVENT: DBC is partnering with VolunteerNow to introduce the first DBC Nonprofit Hackathon on Saturday, August 29. Register now for this fast, fun, thought-provoking event that gives you the opportunity to meet and team up with other MBA professionals, racing the clock to create working solutions for problems faced by local nonprofits! In one short morning, you can make a real difference for a North Texas nonprofit. Experience the effect that your expertise and input can have on a local organization, while having a great time with your peers!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015

Time: Registration/Check-in – 9:00am
Event 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cost: $15 per person
All proceeds will be a donation to VolunteerNow.


Location: The Center for Community Cooperation
2900 Live Oak Street
Dallas, TX 75204
214.821.0911

Register: Click HERE to register!


Participants will break into groups and then work in teams to solve a challenge faced by their group’s designated nonprofit organization. When time is up, teams rejoin the overall group to present solutions during the “Big Reveal.” A light continental breakfast and beverages will be served. Space for this unique event is limited and will book up quickly. Due to the format of the event, no walk-ins will be accepted and no refunds will be issued. Reserve your spot now!

The Dallas Business Club would like to thank our event sponsors, SMU Cox and Duke Fuqua.

About VolunteerNow: VolunteerNow (formerly known as the Volunteer Center of North Texas) serves as the hub of volunteerism in North Texas, providing the people power for nonprofits to make a real difference. In 2014, volunteers served 1.2 million hours, generating $28 million in economic impact for the region. VolunteerNow drives much of this impact by connecting more than 33,000 volunteers annually to 1,900 local nonprofits. VOLY.org, powered by VolunteerNow, is the 24/7 virtual connection point between volunteers and local service opportunities. As a national thought leader in volunteerism and one of the largest volunteer centers in the country, VolunteerNow provides a wide range of programs and services that build capacity for nonprofits including training and consulting, as well as the most affordable and comprehensive background checking service in the state – VeriFYI. To find out more, visit www.volnow.org.

About Dallas Business Club: The Dallas Business Club provides a platform for high-level networking within a peer group of similarly-minded professionals. Any MBA graduate from one of our 27 member alumni chapters is eligible to attend any event, mixer or party hosted by the DBC. Based on alumni group estimates, there are currently over 30,000 eligible DBC members in the Metroplex. Basic membership is free. Members who join at the Platinum level receive exclusive offers to limited events, special pricing for regular events and invitations to Platinum-only gatherings. Learn more at http://www.dallasbusinessclub.com.