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The Next 36: 2014 Wearable Tech Hackathon

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Google Toronto 111 Richmond St. West Toronto, ON M5H 2G4 Canada

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Please Note: Some technical/programming ability is required to participate. If you see 'No registrations are available', then you need to get the secret registration link by completing a quick developer challenge: send a POST request to with your email as the email parameter. The reply will contain the link.
Tip: use cURL.


Compete against Canada's top student innovators, hack for prizes, and possibly a spot in The Next 36 - the country's leading program for young entrepreneurs.

This year's theme is... Wearable Computing. Build software for hardware!

Device partners include: Thalmic Labs, Bionym, Kiwi Wearables, and InteraXon.

Eligibility: To participate, you must be an undergraduate student enrolled in a four-year applied degree program at a college or university.

Over $1,500 in prizes to be won!

Awarded to the top 3 teams:

1st place
$1000 cash
A set of team hardware devices (TBD)
A minimum of 3 finalist spots at N36 National Selection Weekend
Tickets to WEST Conference 2014

2nd place
$500 cash

3rd place
$100 cash

Top CTOs and developers from leading tech companies including Google Engineers, Thalmic and Bionym will be present, with more to be announced. Stay tuned for details!

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Hosted by Google Canada at their Toronto HQ

NEW! All hackers must register individually, but can pre-select teams of up to 5 or 6 (no exceptions) by listing team members on your registration form. Individuals without teams are also encouraged to apply.

NEW! A travel subsidy is offered for participants travelling from out of province. Up to $500 is available and will be reimbursed after the event, with original receipts required.