Saturday September 26, 2020

PayPal hackathon helps six charities address digital challenges

2nd December, 2018
Sabina Cotter, head of grants and programmes, Irish Youth Foundation (centre), with PayPal teammates Karel Lootens, Sasha Palmer, Francesca Placido and Pádraig Corcoran

PayPal flew in staff from across Europe to take part in its annual charity hackathon - and even ferried the numpty who edits this magazine across town to judge the entries.

The third year of the event saw staff from across PayPal’s EMEA operation work with six charities to develop solutions that address the real digital challenges the organisations face. The teams had just 24 hours to come up with their solutions and then present...

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