12 Hour Non-Stop API Hackathon | Exotel
Exotel, one of India’s leading Cloud Telephony Companies, will host an API Hackday onSaturday, 12 December 2015 at 91 Springboard, Bengaluru. The API Hackday is a 12-hour hackathon that challenges people to get together and make something awesome. The hackathon is open to all, with up to 4 people on each team. The total number of participants is limited to 60 on a first come first serve basis.
The hackathon seeks to catalyze the vibrant tech ecosystem in the country and there are no restrictions on platform and language. There is also no specific theme. Other sponsors of the event include Sendgrid, Postman and Coinsecure.
Commenting on the hackathon, Shivakumar Ganesan, Co-Founder and CEO, Exotel said, “A culture of innovation can be fostered and encouraged through rigorous idea generation and implementation, by empowering people with the adequate tools. The hackathon will give a platform to highly talented developers and coders to show their mettle and we expect to see some wonderful ideas come up at the event. I am thankful to all the supporting API partners who have come together to make this possible.”
The winners of the hackathon will get drones and GoPro cameras. Participants who would be attending the hackathon will also be entitled to travel reimbursement (train and bus).
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The hackathon will take place at:
91 Springboard, 4th Floor, Salarpuria Tower 1, No. 22, Industrial Layout,
Landmark: Forum Mall, Hosur Road, Koramangala,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095, India
To know more about the hackathon and register please visit http://apihackday.io/ .
Exotel, is headquartered in Bengaluru and is one of India’s leading Cloud Telephony Companies. It was founded by Shivakumar Ganesan, Ishwar Sridharan and Siddharth Ramesh in 2011 to solve the pain points of managing calls and SMSs from customers without getting into the hassles of a full-fledged call center or having to be bound to one phone. Exotel’s aim is to provide technology, flexibility and usability for Indian businesses and help them scale up quickly. Their investors include Blume Ventures and Mumbai Angels. The company currently has 70 employees and has worked with more than 1000 clients. Exotel was recognized as Voice&Data Editor’s Choice Emerging Company of the Year 2014 Award. In 2013, Exotel was chosen as Top 10 promising technology startups by Nasscom’s Emerge Product conclave. Exotel was also named amongst the “Top 5 preferred B2B startups to work for” by Yourstory, in 2015.
For more information please visit http://exotel.in/