Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PDT)
Redwood City, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Compete for a chance to win up to $15,000 in cash and an opportunity to join Tata Communications' Accelerator Lab at NestGSV!
Join a team or present an idea and form one, and create an app that will change how we use data!
Tata Communications invites you to turn your data ideas into applications, customer support, loyalty programs, customer insights, user experiences and new products and services.
Redwood City and London will be hacking simulatenously for 24 hours!
One single challenge: Imagine the next big idea in data and communications!
Start the next great idea to improve international communication. Tata Communications will provide data that you can use for the hack!
Better customer relationship, incident management, targeted marketing… don’t forget that you can multiply possibilities when crossing the provided data sets with other open data!
HOW IT WORKS?
1. IP Transit - mobile laptops
2. Fixed phone lines
3. Mobile phone lines
July 12, 10 AM: Start hacking! Overnight hackathon - bring your sleeping bag
July 13, 10 AM: Judging begins
July 13, 12:45 PM: Global Winners Announcement
$30,000 in prizes and the opportunity for incubation at Tata Communications' Accelerator Lab at nestGSV
- Grand prize for the Global Winning Team: $15,000
- Best App in each city: $5,000
- Incubation Prizes (3 spots available): 3 month incubation in Redwood City
- $5,000 in Spot Prizes
And there's more...!
Live streaming! Game corner! Giveaways! Gourmet food!
When & Where
About Tata Communications
Tata Communications is a worldwide telecommunications and Internet service provider. It owns the largest submarine cable network that expands across the ocean floor around the world. 30% of internet traffic goes through Tata and they connect to every major carrier from one of their 42 data centres.