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Yammer Hacktoberfest 2012


Saturday, 27 October 2012 at 11:00 AM - Sunday, 28 October 2012 at 2:00 PM (PDT)

Yammer Hacktoberfest 2012

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Come join us at Yammer Hacktoberfest -- a 27-hour competition dedicated to building innovative applications on the Yammer Platform!

This is your chance to compete with some of the best developers in the enterprise space. Score an exclusive spot in Alchemist Accelerator, the leading incubator for enterprise startups, win up to $5,000 in cash, present your hack at the YamJam conference, or take home an Xbox!

We'll provide Yammer, Microsoft and Micello APIs, a beautiful working space, and plenty of snacks, drinks and coffee.  All you need to bring are your skills and creative ideas.


Yammer HQ
410 Townsend, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94107


Microsoft, Telesocial, Social+ Capital, Zencoder, and Micello


1st place prize: $5,000 + Presentation at YamJam Conference
2nd place prize: $1,000
Accelerator-Ready Team: Spot in the Alchemist Accelerator*  

Additionally, we will have Hackers Choice, Most Creative and Most Useful awards. All winners receive Xboxs or Jam Boxes. 

*Please note, because of limited space in Alchemist Accelerator (only 12 teams per year) this prize requires approval by 80% of Judges


Judging Criteria:

Each entry will be given three minutes to demo. No Powerpoint slides please! We just want to see your creations. We will judge you on the following critera:

  • Integration: How well does the application leverage the Yammer API?
  • Utility: How well does the application solve a real problem for end-users?
  • User Experience: How easy is the application to use?
  • Innovation: How creative and unique is the submission?


Saturday October 27th:

  • 11am: Welcome & API Stand Ups
  • 12pm: Hacking begins
  • 1pm: Lunch is served
  • 6:30pm: Dinner is served
  • 11pm: Midnight snack

Sunday October 28th:

  • 10:30: Hack submissions due
  • 11:00: Presentations begin
  • 1:00: Awards, celebration, send-off


Questions? Please email Hacktoberfest@yammer-inc.com

Please note, by registering, you agree to the terms listed here. 

Have questions about Yammer Hacktoberfest 2012? Contact Yammer

When & Where

Yammer HQ
410 Townsend St
San Francisco, CA 94107

Saturday, 27 October 2012 at 11:00 AM - Sunday, 28 October 2012 at 2:00 PM (PDT)

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