Freshdesk’s finally opened registrations for Save The Hacker 2017. Save The Hacker is an annual tradition hosted by Freshdesk to encourage and promote app development between students and working employees.
Going by their popular Fight mediocrity. Help us save the hacker in you. line, Save The Hacker will happen over 3 days and will call hackers of all kinds to come to the event place to collaborate and build cool apps.
Save The Hacker has been happening since 2014 and this year, the event’s scheduled for May 5 to 7. At the hackathon event, teams of 4 applicants will be competing other teams to build the best of apps. The top 2 performers are to take home a stunningly huge cash prize of 2 lakhs and 1 lakh, for the first and second positions respectively.
This year’s event sees a prominent support for women hackers, developers. The official website lists that each team is supposed to have a minimum of at least 1 women teammate.
Applicants will have to apply for the hackathon on the official website with their app idea and about the technology that goes into making the app. Based on the originality of the idea and the development feasibility, Freshdesk’s in-house development team would approving of this idea, post which the team can appear at the event.
The hackathon begins at 9pm of May 5 and goes until 9am of May 7. Post this, the app’s to be reviewed by the panel and the teams will get to present the app on the stage, which will be governed by the jury. The top 2 performers are to win cash prize.
The full schedule and the registration’s put up on the Save The Hacker website.