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IAMAI, KSUM, Google ‘Hack for India’ in Kozhikode on Oct 21-22

Thiruvananthapuram: The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), which has launched Mobile10X programme in a bid to make the country a global app superpower, will collaborate with Google and Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) to launch the Kozhikode edition of ‘ Hack for India ’ hackathon on October 21 and 22.

The IAMAI-Mobile10X Hackathon is a free event and open to all app enthusiasts. Anyone who has the zeal to develop an app for India can participate. A participating team can have a maximum of four members, KSUM said.

“The event, to be held at the Cyberpark, Kozhikode, has been conceived as part of a learning process and also motivate the participants with exciting prizes,” said Dr. Saji Gopinath, CEO, Kerala Startup Mission.

The hackathon will ask developers to build their prototypes within the prescribed 24 hours. They can also bring a partially completed prototype to the event. Apps have to be primarily focused on sectors like public service, gaming, utility, interaction, education, healthcare, commerce, travel etc. In addition to this, hackers can also develop apps with ideas of their own interest.

App developers can register here.