Telerik Organizes Its First European Hackathon, With $16,000 Prize Pool - Netokracija CEE

Telerik Organizes Its First European Hackathon, With $16,000 Prize Pool

Bulgarian mobile app development platform Telerik is is organizing its first ever European hackathon, taking place October 17-19, 2014 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Developers and tech enthusiasts from across the continent will have 48 hours to build the next revolutionary mobile app using the company’s end-to-end platform.

telerikBulgarian mobile app development platform Telerik is is organizing its first ever European hackathon, taking place October 17-19, 2014 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Developers and tech enthusiasts from across the continent will have 48 hours to build the next revolutionary mobile app using the company’s end-to-end platform.

All developers interested in joining the event must be quick to register, as the number of seats is limited to 200 participants. Teams will compete to win $10,000 for the first place – among the single largest hackathon prizes ever offered in the CEE region— as well as second and third place prizes of $5,000 and $1,000 respectively. Each participant will also get a free one-year license for the award-winning Telerik Platform.

Telerik has high expectations from their contestants – beautiful, innovative and easy to use mobile apps created on the Telerik platform. The panel of judges will be looking for the best-in-class user experience, originality and utility, and the winners will be announced at the end of the two-day competition.

This motivation behinf the Hackathon is to give something back to the European developer community, said Faris Sweis, Chief echnical Officer in Telerik:

As a company by developers for developers, we have been supporting our 1.4 million tech community around the globe for over a decade. Europe, where our company was born, has always been dear to our heart and home to many of the mobile innovations disrupting the world. This is why we want to bring the European developer community together for 48 hours to hack and put their best skills to the test. We look forward to seeing many of our developer friends in Sofia in October, and can’t wait to see the amazing mobile apps they’ll develop with Telerik Platform.

Registration is now open and will close at 5 pm Eastern European Time (UTC +2) on October 15, 2014. The Telerik Hackathon is open to all participants 18 years of age or older, either as individuals or as part of a team of up to five people. The hackathon will take place at Telerik Academy in the Telerik HQ campus in Mladost 1A in Sofia, Bulgaria.

For more information and registration for the Telerik Hackathon, visit the official hackathon web page.


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