Creative Hack JA – a team effort for the New Year from Kingston Creative

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The New Year brings new projects, and last month Kingston Creative launched a really interesting one for 2022. However, this is a reminder that the deadline for applications – January 14 – is just around the corner!

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The Kingston Creative Hub in downtown Kingston. (Photo: Shauna-Kaye Campbell)

Creative Hack JA is a hackathon that brings together entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, creatives and other problem-solvers to brainstorm ideas to address societal problems. The two day event sponsored by Kingston Creative, IDB Lab and Development Bank of Jamaicawill leverage creativity, technology and the power of community to gather innovative ideas to address crime, energy, environment, traffic, education, health, the economy or a social issue of their own choosing. The event will culminate with the selection of the best solutions and teams receiving up to $800,000 in funding and prizes.

Participants can either apply as a fully formed team or…

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