Regular e27 contributor asks:Is it just all hype, or can we make meaningful connections at such events?
We’ve all been to one at some point in our lives. If not, we probably plan on joining a hackathon, startup weekend, startup bus, or startup grind of some sort — endless weekends hunched over laptop screens, eating junk food and soda, and pitching with a team of erstwhile strangers.
The question at the back of many entrepreneurs’ minds: Are hackathons all hype? Is a hackathon just some vapourware-fest where trivial ideas and products go to die? Or, can people genuinely make connections with like-minded individuals?
Pitch in with your opinions below.
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