Developers, hackers from tech-world giants to brainstorm at Hackathon'17
New Delhi: Innovaccer, a Silicon Valley-based healthcare platform company has organised the first and biggest competition for coding developers and hackers in the National Capital Region (NCR) ‘Hacker Camp 2017’ on October 28th and 29th.
The initiative will be organised in association with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and has received more than 500 registrations. Registrations for participation are free and are open now until October 26.
The motive of the hackathon is to host techies from Microsoft, Paytm and other enterprises and also inviting students, working professionals, and tech/IT companies from all over the country.
The teams would be shortlisted from these entries and will be invited to present their ideas on themes such as internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and healthcare.
The winners of the hackathon stands to receive a reward worth Rs. 1.5 lakh to develop their idea with mentoring and support from investors, techpreneurs and CXOs.
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All participants of Hacker Camp will get an assured $100 worth AWS cloud space, a chance to work at Innovaccer and even an opportunity to land a seed funding for an ingenious hack.
Taking place over a period of 36 hours, the event will witness non-stop brainstorming at the camp where participants will code, ideate, build hacks, and receive on-site mentorship. While networking with peer developers, they will also get assured attractive goodies and fun merchandise.
Kanav Hasija, Co-founder and CTO at Innovaccer said that hackathons are an old tradition in the tech arena and offer a great opportunity to innovative minds to showcase their skills. “’Hacker Camp 2017’ is our way to host an intense brainstorming session, and we’re really excited to be hosting the brightest minds of the country”, he said further adding “We hope to see enthused participation and great hacks that will form the foundation of next generation of technology.”