Sonoco Pavilion, Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene St
Collabortion between Computer Science, Business students and the rest of the entrepreneurial community in Columbia. Local entrepreneurs come to our pitch event at the beginning of the Spring semester to present their ideas for mobile apps. Computer Science students pick the ideas they like and work on them for 3 months meanwhile Business students do market research and customer validation.
From the wonderfully talented people I had the pleasure of working with to the end product, I couldn't have asked for a better time. My team was great and the app we developed is still in use today!Vincent Felix, Mr. Penguin Design, CEO
We had a great time working along side engineer minded fellow students, learning a lot in the process.Ryan Barkley, Hauled, CEO
Backers and Hackers is as close to a real world tech startup as college provides and it is great program to gain insights for business and development positions.Jamie Gross, Grasp Mobile Development, CEO
Although our event is about business, it is completely student-run: no faculty, no stuff, no professors are involved. Complete freedom!
Would you like to be the first one to find what will impact the community soon?
We are trying to bring the most successful people in the city to our event. Would you like to meet them?
If nothing else appeals to you - you can at least have dinner with us!