The Pitch Ep13 : Hacking News Media


Witness the NEXT Generation of Apps built by the students of Malaysia's No.1 Coding School.

The Pitch is NEXT Academy's Coding Bootcamp app showcase event...Designed to emulate a "Shark Tank"-styled pitching event. The best part- YOU get to be the judge!

This episode will feature our graduates from the May 2017 cohort. For the final week of their bootcamp, they will have to use their new found skills to build apps related to a theme of our choice...

The theme for this episode is Hacking News Media.

Did you know that news media sites are some of the top visited sites, globally? The way people consume media has essentially evolved over the years, from traditional print media to desktop computers... And now mobile devices has come into the fray.

How would technology impact and evolve the future of news media? We'll leave the thinking to our graduating cohort of coders as they'll have to come up with innovative ideas related to this theme.

What kind of apps will our budding coders build? Will one of these apps potentially become a necessity in our lives? Only one way to find out--

Mark your calendars now!


1) What type of projects will be showcased in the event?

Web and iOS Mobile Applications related to Hacking News Media, built by our graduating cohort of students from NEXT Academy.

2) Is this event suitable for me? This event is for you if you're:

  • Interested in coding
  • An aspiring software developer
  • Interested in working in/launching startups
  • Looking for a rewarding and fulfilling career options
  • Searching for talents to join your company
  • Looking for potential startup/business partner(s)
  • Interested in new, innovative tech solutions related to news media

3) What will I get out of this event?

Our graduates will be showcasing and pitching their apps, as well as share their life-changing, fulfilling 10-week learning journey here at NEXT Academy. Also, you get the chance to meet the NEXT Academy team and have a tour of our academy. By the end of it, you'll get a holistic understanding about NEXT Academy and the programs available.

4) What are the event details?

Theme: Hacking News Media

Date: Monday, 31st July 2017

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Venue: A-G-7 Glomac Damansara, Jalan Damansara, 60000 Kuala Lumpur

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Contact Us: +60(3)-9212 8158

5) How much do I have to pay?

- First 30 Spots are FREE for Early Birds!

(If you do get it, please make an effort to show up as there are others who really want to attend but can't due to our maximum capacity)

- Standard Ticket: RM10 per ticket

Questions? You can contact us by emailing hello@nextacademy.com.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Mon Jul 31, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM MYT
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