Ecommerce/MK/Mobile/Social & Software Folks Take Note | Sears Retail Hackathon Jan 23-25

January 23-25 at Atlanta Tech Village, 3423 Piedmont Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 

Registration is free (#win) 


Now’s your chance to put your coding and creativity where your mouth is. Join in at The Sears Retail Hackathon and bring your most innovative ideas in retail/ecommerce social and content experience, shopping experience (sales, better reviews and product information, social information, enhanced UI…), and brand awareness/engagement.

“Sears Holdings Corporation (Sears, Kmart,, one of the largest retailers in the US, wants to innovate, and they’re looking for fresh ideas and potential partners to introduce to their national customer base online and at their retail stores. Sears presents their business problems; participants create solutions or expand upon their own existing ones (startups are welcome to work off their existing product) over an intense weekend of coding. Sears wants to explore how they can build working relationships and partnerships with the smartest minds in the Southeast.”

Aside from the serious partnership/professional development opps here, there is also a chance to win $15,000 and additional prizes. You can register solo, or as a team, and you lose no rights to your code.

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