TADHack is definitely a milestone for the Telecom Community. Developers were able to use sponsors’ developer resources to build various types of Telco Applications. Special thanks to Alan Quale for making the first Telco Global Hackathon a success with 60+ hacks worldwide and 500+ developers. The main Hackathon was kicked off at Madrid, Spain along with other satellite Hackathons from Malaysia, Pune, Sri Lanka, Chicago and Philippines.

 

At TADHack Sri Lanka, 14 teams which comprised of 75 developers stayed overnight at the venue to hack. It was very impressive to witness a range of Telco Applications that targets different industries such as agriculture, retail, medical, enterprise…

 

3 winners were declared on hSenid Mobile’s API (Application Programming Interfaces) platform. Below are the summarized description of winners and the Top 10 teams’ app description along with their pitching video.

Past pitches

DIY – Do it Yourself – Winner

M Pay-Winner

Tag a Price with USSD and LBS services (Malaysia)-Winner

Offerhut

Digital irrigation automation

JobWallet

Track M

QR-aid

RED DROPS

Waste Master

Vconnect

Fun filled atmosphere

There were also many entertaining events for developers that kept them awake and made the hacking environment cheerful and relaxing. At midnight traditional dancers performed with loud drums.Developers had a great hacking time with plenty of food. Started with Magic Corn, unlimited Pizzas for dinner, Redbull at midnight, String hopper meal for breakfast and Pot biryani with mini doughnuts for lunch. There was also enough caffeine for developers. A Nescafé machine was at the venue while CIOCONAT Lounge provided Café Latte during the judging hour.

Winners and Prizes

The winning teams won a cheque of $1000 each and Runner Ups won Tabs from Ideamart  – Dialog. Thats not all. The 1st three teams that reach Rs.50 000 in revenue are entitled to win a marketing package worth of Rs 500 000 ($3900) by Ideamart. So the hackathon is not over yet for Lanka developers.
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