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CU New Venture Challenge 2014 Pitch Night

It’s kind of a bummer that the CU football team isn’t fantastic, but after attending the CU New Venture Challenge Pitch night last week, I’ve finally come to understand what CU’s Varsity Sport is: Innovation. We may not have an incredible team of football players, but we apparently have incredible entrepreneurial teams, and 40 of them chose to participate in the CU New Venture Challenge.

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Get Ready for our Rube Goldberg Machine Hackfest

Most Quick Left Hackfests are WHAT you build in 3 hours or less. But this time we’re not worried about what you build...but how you get there. On March 27, this Rube Goldberg Hackfest will have you completing a simple task in the most complex of ways. We may also throw in some wrenches midstream to shake things up.

No need to form a team before-hand, they'll come together night of and will write in the language of their choice. Software developers, UX designers, and spectators are welcome. Prizes awarded for the top teams and the beer is on us. So come play for a bit. Doors open at 6 and the hacking kicks off at 6:30 sharp.

ATOMS Express, Gnip, Mobiplug, and KST have all agreed to sponsor this Hackfest and give us toys to play with. Visit their sites and thank them for the food and drink when you arrive. Prizes will be awarded as well from each company.

Eventbrite - Quick Left's Rube Goldberg Hackfest

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