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.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Popular

Tech

Croatian airt has an API that will enable all developers to use AI without a hitch

Croatian AI startup airt that applied for a global patent protection of their algorithm in July, surprised us with another news at the Infobip Shift conference – their platform can now be used and implemented by developers as well.

Startups

What is it like to be a social science major in the technology sector?

Economist Tanja Matošević paved her career path in the IT industry, in the Croatian agritech company AGRIVI, so she shared with us her experiences of how she managed leading technology projects for global clients.

Tech

Why should every product expert value negative feedback more so than positive?

(Re)building a digital product is never a straightforward thing. It's a challenging process of learning what you did wrong and unlearning what you think is right - which is not always easy to do...

What you missed

Startups

Mate Knezović: How I convinced my mother and my clients that agrotech is the future

From a software user, he became an investor, and from an investor – a manager. Today, Mate Knezović is the COO of agricultural production management software AGRIVI. But it’s easy to win over the younger generations with technology, what about the older ones – have circumstances changed in the last couple of years?

Careers

She’s a technical writer at Infobip, and her hobby is learning about emergency medicine

Writing technical documentation, researching medicine, and the pandemic caused by the coronavirus, might not sound... related, but Infobip's Sara Tilly has been combining them successfully for a long time. How does this approach to learning help her in her current job?

Startups

Travel companies need to free up time for customer-centric activities – through digitalization

Are travel companies aware of the need to change and why this time it is imperative, how should they plan their digital transformation and what benefits should they expect from it? We sought answers from Iva Vodopija, Head of Sales Operations at Lemax, a travel Software-as-a-Service company from Croatia.

Tech

Croatian airt has an API that will enable all developers to use AI without a hitch

Croatian AI startup airt that applied for a global patent protection of their algorithm in July, surprised us with another news at the Infobip Shift conference – their platform can now be used and implemented by developers as well.

Startups

What can international teams gain from Croatia’s first AI incubator?

In February of this year, Croatia got its first incubator for ventures working with AI, machine learning and data analytics. Sixteen startups already joined!

Startups

A day in the life of a Game Designer at Nanobit

What does a game designer actually do and how does that tie in with the world of mobile games? Allow me to explain.