building ethics & empathy into innovation
gain experience, build skills, win prizes
... all for a good cause
"Empowering Kids to Succeed"
"Elevating Lives in our Community"
"Right Here, Right Now"
In support of the UN Global Climate Summit event at CU Boulder, the Low-Code Hackathon will be working to solve specific campus climate issues.
Co-Founder & CEO, Gritly
David Lopez is the co-founder and CEO at Gritly. Based in Denver, he grew up in a
family-oriented household that gave him his passion for serving those in his
community. Like many entrepreneurs, David's path began as early as high school
when he worked on building his first company. During college, David began working
on what would become the first version of his first scalable company. Gritly started off
as a tech sales bootcamp aimed at helping diverse communities gain access to
training, hands-on experience, and employers in order to find employment
opportunities that generated economic mobility for their candidates. David and his
team were able to help a lot of their candidates double and triple their incomes and get
off of government assistance programs. In order to scale, the team then launched a
software platform that enables any role-specific training program to launch and
manage their own bootcamps, while getting access to Gritly's growing network of
employers. Outside of building Gritly, David also serves on the Advisory Boards for the
Boulder County Workforce Development Center and the Colorado nonprofit, A
Precious Child. When he's not working, he enjoys spending time with his family or
improving his golf game.
Teams will be judged on multiple criteria reflecting creativity, execution, design thinking, feasibility and scalability... all based on the low-code application they developed during the hackathon. Judging will be conducted by a panel of industry and academic leaders, using an innovative new Decision Science platform called Volley built with low-code technology!
The Low-Code Hackathon was developed & curated by
Matthew John Brady, Entrepreneur & Educator
working in close coordination with the
University of Colorado – Leeds School of Business
and the Salesforce CU Student Group.
The inaugural event was launched in 2022-02.
See the next event to track our growth!