Build Madison – November 19th-20th

Build Madison

Build Madison is back!

The 24-hour community “create-a-thon” returns to Sector67 on November 19 starting at 11am. Project presentations begin at 11am on Sunday, November 20.

We’re excited to announce the 7th annual Build Madison event coordinated by Capital Entrepreneurs and hosted at Sector67.  Build Madison is a 24 hour hackathon that gives you the opportunity to set aside some time over the weekend to finally get to that project you’ve been thinking about for a long time!

The weekend starts out on Saturday, November 19th, at 11am, when we’ll host 30 second idea pitches.  After that you can join a team or build a team if you need one to work on your project.  Then when 11AM on Sunday swings around we’ll have a short project presentations and/or sharing of lessons learned (aka: why my project didn’t quite get done in time!) from everyone who participated.

That’s as simple as it is – take the 24 hour period as seriously or as inquisitively as you’d like. In the past, projects have varied from very sophisticated to very basic, software to hardware, art to engineering – so don’t feel like your concept isn’t going to fit in – it will.  There’s no requirement to stay up all night, many people work late into the evening and stop back in the morning for presentations.
For more information, please register at the Build Madison website:

Who: Anyone interested
What: 24 hr hackathon
Where: Sector67 – 2100 Winnebago St, Madison, WI – short ride on your bicycle, hop on the bus, or take advantage of parking in front of the building for your car
When: November 19th at 11AM through the 20th, with project presentations starting at 11AM on the 20th that are open to anyone (not just participants)
Why: A great excuse to focus on a project for a weekend and meet with other interesting folks too
This is a FREE event. Check out the prior project summaries at:
We hope to see you on the 19th!
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