You will have heard that Cambridge Strategy Group, Agile Elephant and Pinsent Masons are the joint team hosting the London event for the world’s largest legal hackathon – the Global Legal Hackathon (GLH) on February 23-25. A winner will be declared for London and that team will go through to a global competition, culminating with a winner announced at a banquet in New York on April 21.
Here is an update of where we are at so far.
Next, we’ve created a new site with all of the London specific details at LegalHackathon.London where you can register for the event, and find out the ways you can enter a team, become a helper, a mentor or one of our sponsors:
Lastly, we can report that the word is spreading, and we have a steady flow of registered participants. We’ve got teams from Pinsent Masons, and LexisNexis (who are also our first local sponsor), as well as sign ups from Vodafone Group, Hook Tangaza, Legal Utopia, Bryan Cave, JG Consultants, City University, Thomson Reuters, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, YADA Events, FromCounsel, Jurit, Mills & Reeve, Fliplet, and Westminster University. On top of those there are a number of organisations who’ve committed to be involved but haven’t registered yet. Microsoft are supporting us with free access to the Azure platform for developers, and IBM will be giving us access to their technology too. More technology partners will be announced soon.
(Cross-posted @ Agile Elephant)