How can you reach over 243 million Indian online users? By joining the IBM HackFest Virtual Hackathon. Choose from one of three themes: Finance/Technology, Entertainment or Social Good. Create an awesome hack, alone or with a team, and deploy it on the BlueMix platform. Once you deploy your app, make sure to enter your information here and you could win one of the three 100,000 INR prize packs! There’s more, the best Social Good app will win an entry into the AngelHack HACKcelerator with a $1000 airline voucher to the Silicon Valley. Do it India! We know you’re going to build something great.
Winners of the Finance/Technolgy theme will win 100,000 INR plus a Woodland Gift Hamper.Winners of the Entertainment theme will win 100,000 INR plus a Woodland Gift Hamper.Winners of the Social Good theme will win 100,000 INR plus a Woodland Gift Hamper.
This winner will also win entry into the AngelHack HACKcelerator program with a $1,000 USD travel stipend to attend Silicon Valley Week.7 Woodland Gift Hampers will be given randomly, 3 to the first 25 projects submitted and 4 for all other prizes submitted thereafter at the end of the hackathon.
How to Participate
1. Visit www.HackFestIndia.com
2. Sign up for Bluemix.com 30 day FREE TRIAL
3. Deploy app on the BlueMix platform
4. Register app on the Challenge website.
1. Application period: August 11th, 2014
2. Submission and registration deadline: 11:59 p.m. IST on August 24th, 2014
3. Judging period: August 25th – August 29th, 2014
4. Winners announced: October, 2014