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TechSparks 2015 - 'Hack for a billion' registration is open

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19th Oct 2015
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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.


Hackathon (1)

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.

FAQ

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 techsparks@yourstory.com 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.

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