Media Focuses on Partnership in Cross-Border Hackathon

The crowd at the Toronto Fishackathon. (Credit US Consulate Toronto)

On February 26, Acting Consul General Scott Renner was interviewed by Sarah Reid of the Globe and Mail about the U.S. government involvement in the Chicago and Toronto Cross-Border Hackathon. Besides the interview, she also asked several follow-up questions about how the winning applications were used from last year’s Fishackathon. The article in the technology section, published on March 1, 2016, focused on three winning teams and how their applications would facilitate issues related to cross-border trade. The article quoted representatives from the winning teams and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Read the full story at