Veterans Hackday 2011

November 9, 2011

They serve our country every day. Now is your chance to give something back. On Veterans Day, 11/11/11, LinkedIn will kick off the first ever Veterans Hackday. We are calling all hackers to work together and create projects that can improve any aspect of a veterans life.

Veterans Hackday

To encourage you, we've got a phenomenal lineup of judges, including Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Sumit Agarwal and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, who will get together on November 29th to pick the winners and award some awesome prizes.




  • Hacking starts November 11 (use the event page to add it to your calendar)
  • Hacks are due November 14
  • Judging will be on November 29


You've got your mission. Now go grab some teammates, your laptop, a pot of coffee, and use your tech skills to give something back to the veterans that have given us so much.

Visit the Veterans Hackday website now!

Update: now we've got Veterans Hackday 'on location'! On Veterans Day, 11/11/11, head over to Redwood City to join Nerd New Year to work on your hack and give to charity all at once!