Where Amazing Ideas Begin.

ProtoHack events happen across the world to help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life.

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Cultivating Ideas

People, knowledge & experience.

ProtoHack helps you bridge the gap between the ”Aha“ moment and ”now what do I do?“

Here's how we help:

Connect with experts.

Our events connect people with great ideas with mentors and industry professionals with experience.

From idea to business concept.

Flesh out your idea into a strategic plan, perfect your pitch and create a solid business presentation.

Gain validation and victory.

Put your idea to test by competing in an all-out ‘Ideas Hackathon’ that puts your business concept up against others.

ProtoHack is brought to you by

Our incredible sponsors.

Our Mentors

Professional insights, invaluable guidance.

The faces behind ProtoHack who help grow ideas into viable business concepts and beyond.

Julia Beauchamp


Julia has been described as, “warm”, “loving”, “refreshing” and “alive”! With over 2500 hours of performance and facilitation experience, Julia knows what it takes to captivate a room and have an impact.

Julia has over 10,000 hours of professional training in performance, voice and speaking over the past 15 years. She has a B.A. in Acting from Emerson College and studied at the internationally renowned physical theater training institute, The Grotowski Center, in Poland. She is a WholeSpeak certified public-speaking coach and a certified Big Impact Speaker through Mark Grainger and Shannon Law. She’s taught yoga and voice internationally and currently tours to offer workshops and trainings across the country.

Mark Stanton


Mark Stanton helps entrepreneurs quickly eliminate their fear of public speaking. He brings over 25 years of experience in speaking and performing, along with his training in psychology through his Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, he utilizes cutting-edge therapeutic techniques to “hack their brains” and public speaking training so they can speak with confidence.

Sian Simpson

Global Community Manager

Sian Simpson is the Global Community Manager of the Kiwi Landing Pad in San Francisco where she helping promote New Zealand-based technology to the world. In the past two years she has worked with thousands of NZ businesses to tirelessly grow the NZ tech community in the United States to 3,000+ members. Sian is obsessed with digital technology and social content and continuously stays at forefront of the mobile movement. The Massey University graduate is a self-proclaimed global citizen visiting many countries a year studying communities and the impact of technology and investments. She is also a video content strategist and interviewer for media, technology and startup clients whom she works with in the US.

Pitch Highlights

Amazing Ideas Brought to Life.

“Protohack was a great way to test a product idea without writing a single line of code. Highly recommended for all designers and business people.”

— Michael W., (SF, 5/14)

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