Cumulus is a cryptocurrency that allows users to send and receive tokens on a P2P network or "mine" on the network to create tokens for themselves. Cumulus reimagines the proof-of-work mechanism used by Bitcoin and many other major cryptocurrencies to put coin mining computation time to good use. The Cumulus node client is built using Go.
Driver is a ride-sharing app for Android that ensures everyone gets home safely. Users provide their destination address and Driver intelligently matches passengers to drivers to minimize driving time. When passengers are matched to drivers, Driver generates an efficient route to each destination. Driver is built using Java and Firebase.
Launch Pad is UBC's student-run software engineering team.
We aim to be the leading organization on campus for students to build their software development skills in a collaborative and professional environment.
Our platform teams dive deep into their platform of choice and develop apps from conception to release. We have teams for iOS, Android, Web, and Machine Learning.
Our moonshot team explores cutting-edge technologies and tackles challenging problems. Think IoT, distributed computing, AI.
We host interview workshops and tech talks throughout the school year to connect with the UBC tech community and increase interest in software development among UBC students.
Launch Pad has big plans for the upcoming year. Are you a coder or designer looking for the opportunity to work on awesome projects with cool people? Join our team!
You’re passionate about business and tech. You’re interested in event panning, sponsorship, business development, finance, or marketing. You want to collaborate with a team to help grow Launch Pad!
Previous business experience
Works well in a team setting
Well organized and self-motivated
Can attend meetings Saturday 12-4PM
UBC Launch Pad seeks to provide the best environment at UBC for collaborating on great software. This requires servers, professional development and design tools, and powerful hardware.
Our sponsors allow us to provide an industry-standard development environment to students and deploy apps to users beyond Launch Pad. Sponsors have direct access to the best software developers at UBC for hiring purposes and build connections to the wider UBC tech community through Launch Pad events. If you would like further information or are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact us.