This Spring, AngelHack is going to introduce “Whole Developer” concept in their new hackathon series, taking place in 30 cities around the world. The hackathon competition, is expected to attract over 5,000 developers this spring who will work on over 1,500 projects for cash prizes and mentorship opportunities.
To start with Hackothon will be organised in 4 cities including Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kochi and Bangalore.
On 10th and 11th May, the “Whole Developer” will be organised in Hyderabad to focus on developing soft skills for developers, designers and entrepreneurs, guiding them towards better overall business acumen and an improved lifestyle. To this end, the event will feature experts on emotional intelligence and well-being as well as yoga and mindfulness instructors.
“The Whole Developer is a hacker that masters their technical and emotional intelligence, focuses on establishing a well-rounded lifestyle and strives for growth,” said Sabeen Ali, AngelHack’s CEO. “As innovators, we have the ability and responsibility to teach the industry, our employers and our predecessors better, healthier working habits and more well-rounded lifestyles.”
Besides earning thousands of dollars in cash prizes, winning teams will also get the opportunity to participate in AngelHack’s summer HACKcelerator program, a 12 week mentorship program designed to help top teams explore and refine their ideas to ultimately decide if they want to become a startup. Teams will pitch their ideas to investors to get seed funding at the end of the program.
Hackathons, marathon programming sessions where teams of developers work for 24 straight hours to conceptualize, design and develop solutions, are AngelHack’s main vehicle for spreading technology and creating opportunities for developers around the world.
WHO Should Apply?
All UX / IX developers, designers, entrepreneurs can apply for the event.
Saturday, May 10th and Sunday, May 11th
- Doors open to all participants at 9:00 am on Saturday, May 10th
- The Hackathon concludes at 1:00 pm on Sunday, Sunday, May 11th
- Winners will be announced at 5:00 pm with celebrations to follow
Schedule For the other events:
AngelHack Bangalore – May 3-4, 2014 – http://ahbangalores14.eventbrite.com
AngelHack Hyderabad – May 10-11, 2014 – http://angelhackhyd.eventbrite.com
AngelHack Kochi – May 17-18, 2014 – http://ahkochis14.eventbrite.com
AngelHack Mumbai – May 31 – June 1, 2014 – http://angelhackmum.eventbrite.com
WHERE: Microsoft India Development Center
HOW: Registerations can be made here.
To boost the registration, we are offering 100% off on all tickets for Hyderabad from April 19 – 10:00 AM to April 20 – 10:00 PM, AngelHackHyd is the code which can be used during that time period.
AngelHack is the premier developer relations platform, it provides aspiring developers, entrepreneurs, startups, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies the best developer tools and developer outreach programs. The company hosted over 70 hackathons with 10,000 attendees.
AngelHack has been in operation since December 2011. Its first hackathon, held at Adobe in San Francisco, was well attended and due to the robust response, the company expanded quickly to Boston in June 2011. By December 2012, AngelHack expanded to 11 cities (San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Toronto, Santiago Chile, Boston, Washington D.C., New York City, London, Tel Aviv and Paris). Recently, the company has grown to include an international team that that produces the best hack events in the world. AngelHack is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.