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Announcing UnPluggd Hackathon : Indian Startup APIs, IoT And Lot More [Nov 15th and 16th]

3 weeks before UnPluggd, the NextBigWhat team is conducting a hackathon that will bring together some of the badass geeks and smart MBAs.hackathon8.jpg
First, the what:
Hackathon is a. 2-days event wherein we are focusing on selected areas like IOT and importantly, startup APIs. Of course, feel free to bring your own hack ideas!
Yes, you read it right. Indian startup APIs. We have been the first ones to promote startup APIs massively and if you are a startup/company looking at building a developer ecosystem, this is it. Do get in touch with us to discuss (email : team@nextbigwhat.com note that we will charge a nominal fee for the same).
Plus, we are keeping 3 weeks timeline for selected hackers to work on their hacks, polish the PoC and demo @unpluggd !!
If you have been sitting on an idea for some time, move your butt and hack.
If you are wondering what’s with smart MBAs ? Well we are enabling you to go out, talk to the customers and do the entire product-market fit gig at the hackathon. You will work with hacker team members and help them figure out the prduct-market-fit.
Second : when and where.
Date: November 15th and 16th.
Venue :Paytm office, Bangalore.(HSR layout)
Third : Is this free? Next steps?
The hackathon is totally free for those who have bought UnPluggd ticket (they need to however apply for the hackathon/details will be shared with them in a separate email).
If you just want to attend the hackathon, go ahead and register here.
FAQs
Can I bring my team ? Yeah. Go ahead and register them all.
What if I don’t have a team? Don’t worry. Come over, pitch your idea and form a team (or join another team). We will be enabling team formation and other discussions online to make it hassle free.
Who are the mentors? We will announce shortly.
Got questions? Email : team@nextbigwhat.com.
What about lunch and snacks? Of course, we will take care of that.
What’s not allowed? Your existing codebase (and Himesh Reshamiya songs).
TL;DR
– Focus : IoT, Startup APIs and of course your own hack idea.
Date and Venue : November 15th and 16th (Paytm office, HSR layout, Bangalore).
– Fee : Totally free for UnPluggd attendees (on an approval based though). For those who want to just attend the hackathon, block your seat here.


UnPluggd Details
Date : December 6th.
Venue : Hotel Park Plaza, Marthahalli.
Useful links : Register | Apply For Launch Stage
 

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