#PiHackathon: Introducing Agenda, Speakers, Partners, Mentors.

And as we are gearing up for the Pluggd.in hackathon (starts from Friday 3 PM and ends on Sunday 6 PM), here are the details you need to know


We’d like to thank our awesome sponsors/partners:

1. Zomato: The guys at Zomato are giving away free iPad to the best app created using Zomato API. The team is coming over from Delhi to Banglore to mingle with hackers.

2. Kookoo: The Hyderabad based Kookoo team will give CPBX account for 3 months, free accounts + 4GB pen drive to all hackers that create “stuff” using their API.

3. Capillary:  Capillary provides Next Generation Customer Engagement Solutions to retailers and consumer facing businesses – with a focus on high quality data capture, actionable analytics, instant cross-sell solutions to generate a far higher ROI on customer engagement for retailers – all delivered through its patent pending cloud + mobile platform.

4. Mobstac : The awesome team @Mobstac will mingle with Hackers and importantly, Mobstac cofounder Ravi Pratap will share the Mobstac Story with hackers. We seriously recommend you to attend this.

4. Jaaga: Jaaga is an awesome location and we partnered with them for our first hackathon. The location is probably the most geek-friendly location we have come across in the recent times.

PiHackathon Mentors:

Sameer Shisodia: Sameer dons the Product management hat, and runs his own hospitality business (he was earlier cofounder of a mobile startup).  At PiHackathon, he will ask you tough questions, give you a real life version of the problem statement and more.

Siddhartha Banerjee: Adman turned app-developer – well, he will bring the marketing perspective to technology problem you are solving.

Amit Pande: Amit is Director of Experience Studio at Hewlett Packard. He will attend the Hackathon on Sunday and will “grill” on the UX decisions you made regarding the hackathon.

We will also have Ravi Pratap of Mobstac sharing the Mobstac Story. And on Sunday, we will have an informal session with Arjun Narayan of Catmaran Fund.


Date: November 4th (3 PM onwards), 5th & 6th
Venue: Jaaga, Bangalore, No 68, KH Double Road, Opp. Coporation Bank, Next to the K H Road Bus Stand, Bangalore – 560027. INDIA  (address here)
Contact Details: Kunalkant: +91 9241 00 9423.


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