#HackforIndia Series 1

#HackforIndia

12 Cities, 600 Developers, 12 Solutions, 1 winner

“Local Solutions for World Adoption”

App Developers here is your chance to build for India and win cash prize.

Do you have the Next Whatsapp, Angry Birds or Uber like idea that the world is waiting for, but can’t get it off the ground? Mobile 10X (An IAMAI initiative) will help you reach your goal!!

Mobile10X is organising a 12 city Hackathon (#HackforIndia) to support next Big App from India.

About #HackforIndia:

Individual developers or teams come together to build an App of their choice/idea. #HackforIndia is an open platform where one can build an app for Gaming, Utility, Public Service, Problem Solving, etc. While, developers are free to work on their own ideas, here are some of the proposed themes to work on:

  • Government Services
  • Gaming
  • Utility
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Medical
  • Commerce
  • Travel & Local

How to Participate:

  • Visit http://goo.gl/forms/JqiY9X7APS  to view our centres for 12 cities and register yourself / or your team.
  • Visit http://iamai.in/events/hackathon/#Home  for exact location address, timings and other details.
  • Show up on specified time and date at the respective centre in your city.
  • Build prototype App over next 24 hours at the Hackathon. You are free to bring along your part ready App, if any.
  • Submit your App to Mobile10X Team at the end of Hackathon.

Selection of Winners:

  • Jury will select 12 Best App Ideas who will
    • Get a prize money of INR 50 K each
    • Be invited to showcase their Apps to the Indian Digital Industry leaders and Investors during IAMAI’s Appfest in Bengaluru on 9 March 2016.
    • Compete to Win the Top App of 2016 and get a Prize of INR 5 Lacs.

India today has over 350 million internet users, 250 million mobile internet users of which 160 million are connected smartphone users. Research indicates that number of internet users would increase to 500 million by 2017, and 700 million by 2020.