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The World’s First Ever Cross-Border Hackathon Between Bangalore and Silicon Valley

Pankaj Maru
Pankaj Maru
3:30 pm on Jun 21, 2013


India’s Tata Communications will incubate the winning concept of the upcoming two day cross-border Silicon Valley versus Bangalore hackathon event slated for July 12 and 13 called the The Future of Collaboration Hackathon. The winners will get prizes of $75,000.

This hackathon event is the world’s first ever cross-border event between India’s tech city Bangalore and Silicon Valley. Over 200 developers from both locations are going to hack away for 48 hours. The tools will be built over new open APIs including WebRTC. The winning concept will be incubated by Tata Communications through November this year.

Julie Woods-Moss, chief marketing office and CEO of Nextgen,Tata Communications, says the key to successful collaboration technology is to increase productivity, regardless of location or synchronicity.

Bringing together teams from Bangalore and Silicon Valley for the first time will enable a new creative force in this important sector. This runs in sync with our strategy at Tata Communications to build interconnected and open ecosystems – be it for voice, mobility or business video.

The Future of Collaboration Hackathon, will take place between July 12 and 13 at these two locations:

  • Silicon Valley: nestGSV, Redwood, California
  • Bangalore: Microsoft Accelerator, Bangalore, Karnataka

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