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News Roundup – August 24, 2016

By Innovate Pasadena Staff — August 24, 2016

In Case You Missed it!


Hackaday Prize Challenge 5 Open

The 5th challenge of the Hackaday Prize is about Assistive Technology. Build a project that helps others move better, see better, or live better. Whether that means exoskeletons, a better wheelchair, a braille printer/embosser, or customized wrist brace, we want to see it. Create a piece of equipment or software that will help elevate the quality of life. LEARN MORE

Website Weekend Los Angeles Accepting Nonprofit Applications

Website Weekend LA is a hackathon that pairs Non-Profits with teams of digital creatives to make stunning and functional websites over the course of a weekend. We just opened up our Non Profit Application Signup Form. Organizations should be 501(c)3 and local to the Greater Los Angeles Area. LEARN MORE


STEAM:CODERS Receives Non-Profit of the Year Award

Pasadena nonprofit STEAM:CODERS is the 2016 recipient of the “Non-Profit of the Year Award” for Congresswoman Judy Chu’s 27th Congressional District, as part of the 7th Annual Congressional Leadership Awards. READ MORE

TEDxPasadenaWomen Tickets on Sale September 1st

TEDxPasadenaWomen will take place on Saturday October 29th at The Huntington Library from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The event will feature 15 speakers and performers from across science, technology, education and the arts under the theme of ‘It’s About Time’. LEARN MORE


Veteran Marketing Executive to Lead Next Phase of YP’s Growth

Jared Rowe is joining YP as Chief Executive Officer, effective September 1, 2016. Mr. Rowe is an accomplished digital marketing executive with a track record of driving digitally-focused business transformation. He joins YP from Cox Enterprises, where he most recently served as President of Cox Automotive Media Solutions Group overseeing all aspects of the Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, and READ MORE

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Cross Campus Extends Special Offer to IP Community

Become a member at Cross Campus Pasadena this month, and get your first 2 months of coworking for $250/mo. + waived start up fees! Take a free tour today, and see why the startup community of Pasadena is choosing to grow their business with Cross Campus. LEARN MORE

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