So you think you can code and win? Then come hack. We are announcing ‘Hack for the next billion’, TechSparks 2015 Bengaluru hackathon. Rs.1 lakh cash prize and other prizes worth Rs 50,000 await the winners. Register here.
This is a perfect opportunity to show off your rad tech skills while earning bragging rights for solving real world problems with the potential to touch a billion Indians through technology. Register here. Only 75 spots remaining!! This Hackathon which is on Day 01 of the TechSparks 2015 is FREE to attend.
Our partners TeamChat, Dailyhunt, Reverie, Loginext, and Exotel will open APIs and technologies so that Hackathon participants develop new applications and drive India specific innovations.
Track one: Language focused
The three Cs. Marry content, community and communication for mobile first, Indian local language users.
Track Two: Commerce focused
Use the SDK of two of our partners Teamchat(Java based), Loginext and Exotel to figure out business solutions that can help the delivery of commerce and logistics.
Here’s the agenda for Oct 29-30, Bengaluru
09:30AM – 10:30AM – Registration
10:30AM – 11:15AM – Team formation and hackathon instructions
11:15AM – 12:00AM – Hackathon talks
12:30PM – 1:30PM – Hack begins
01:30PM – 02:30PM – Lunch
02:30PM – 03:00PM – Discussion Corner – Interaction between mentors and participants
03:00PM – 05:30PM – Hack continues
05:30PM – 06.00PM – Tea Break
06:00PM – 08:15PM – Hack continues
08:30PM – 09:30PM – Dinner
10:00PM – 10:30PM – Discussion Corner – Interaction with mentors and participants
11:00PM – 01:30PM – Hack continues
02:00AM – 02:30AM – Tea Break
02:30AM – 4:30AM – Hack continues
04:00AM – 4:45AM – Final Countdown
05:00AM – 06:30AM – Final presentation
Are you game? Register now, it's free.
Who can be a participant? The hackathon is open to all those interested. It is an opportunity for novices and experienced to come together for 20 hours to hack on amazing ideas. The hacks will be judged by tech professionals.
I don't have a team? Don't worry about it! We will match you up with compatible teammates at TechSparks 2015, Bengaluru.
What will I eat? We will provide all the meals and snacks.
Register here at Eventbrite
PS: If you want to sponsor, write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "I want to sponsor hackathon."
A big shoutout to TechSparks 2015 sponsors – Sequoia Capital, ICICI Bank, Money on Mobile, Microsoft, Signal Hill, IBM Bluemix, PwC, Atom Tech, Teamchat, Govt. of Karnataka, Intel, Rabbler, Dailyhunt, Reverie, Loginext and PayUBiz; Partners – Duff&Phelps, Taxmantra, Dineout, Exotel, 360ride, Yoga Bar, Chai Point, GWC; and our Media Partners – TV9, Fortune India, RedFM and Deccan Herald.