More than 65 technology professionals are spending a two-day period helping nine local nonprofit organizations build technology solutions. The event, called dsmHack, started Thursday evening at StartupCity Des Moines, and will end with presentations on Saturday at 5 p.m. Tech professionals from more than 15 companies heard pitches from the nonprofits, formed teams, and are now working on tech-related projects. The nonprofits involved are the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Urban Ambassadors, Community Youth Concepts, Beat Cancer, Youth Emergency Services & Shelter, the Des Moines Social Club, Chrysalis Foundation, the Young Women's Resource Center and Tech Journey. For more information on the event, click here. Event sponsors include Principal Financial Group Inc., Meredith Corp. and the Technology Association of Iowa.