With Nationwide University Hackathon, General Catalyst Aims To Give Students Early Intro To Startup Life

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http://techcrunch.com – While organized hackathons and startup-building events have begun to sprout up across the globe thanks to companies like AngelHack and Startup Weekend, university-focused hackathons remain underrepresented. General Catalyst, the veteran venture capital firm based in Massachusetts and Palo Alto, wants to change that. General Catalyst, in partnership with hacker event specialist Signalfire, has organized the University Hacker Olympics, an invitation-only competition that aims to be the largest university hackathon held to date. The competition began in October with “Qualifiers” at ov (IT news)