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Tata Communications

Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PDT)


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Type End Quantity
Idea Generator
Your head is full of "what if" ideas for new big data applications, and you're ready to form a team and turn them into the real deal.
Ended Free  
Dapper Developer
You write software for iOS, Android, firmware, embedded programming? Grab a ticket, and come code!
Ended Free  
Secret Weapon
You have skills in marketing, presenting, networking, and you want to bring your team to a win. Your team needs your super powers!
Ended Free  
Savvy Data Scientist
You've got the numbers and the algorithms mastered in your head, and you're ready to bring these stats to life!
Ended Free  
Dashing Designer
You have an eye for design and bring the sexy, and you want to channel that into your team's application. Select the best ideas and join a team!
Ended Free  

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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!



The Launch Party was last Tuesday. If you want to know what happened, click here!


  • Check out information about our data sets here.
  • Samples 


1. IP Transit - mobile laptops

2. Fixed phone lines

3. Mobile phone lines


Now everyone is welcome to join the DataHack on Saturday at 5 PM!
Before that, please can everyone fill in this form so we can help you find a team or members:



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!




Rules and Regulation

Have questions about DataHack14? Contact Tata Communications

When & Where

425 Broadway St
Redwood City, CA 94063

Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

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Tata Communications

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.

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