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TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon


in San Francisco, CA

Hackathon Overview


Schedule
6:00pm – Kickoff
6:15pm – Sponsor demos & food
7:30pm – Hacking begins
11:45pm – Hacking closes
12:00am – Demos
12:45am – Awards
1:00am – Go home and rest for Thursday

Rules
1) Be respectful of the space and each other. This is not the occasion to get into a licensing argument.

2) Must be built today - headstarts from this afternoon are fine, but we'll know if it wasn't made at TwilioCon.

3) Team size of four strongly encouraged. Meet your fellow Twilions.

4) Sponsors are welcome to hack, but aren't eligible to win.

Judges
Jeff Lawson, Twilio Co-founder and CEO, Craig Kitterman, Windows Azure Sr. Technical Product Manager, and Patrick McKenzie, Kalzumeus Founder & CEO will be judging the Best Overall Hacks based on conceptual and technical merit.

Prizes
First Place – Best Overall Hack

One team will be awarded the following First Place prize package:
- Lunch with Jeff Lawson and Eric Ries of the Lean Startup movement
- Two Twilio-approved Coding Rigs, each complete with a Das Keyboard - Professional Model S, a Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Gaming Mouse, and a Dell UltraSharp 24” Monitor
- Twilio Credit for the team
- 250GB Account for life from Dropbox
- 1 year Ducksboard Big Plan ($990)
- SendGrid Silver Plan free for 6 months for each member of the team
- Jawbone Big Jambox from Windows Azure
- $50 Amazon Gift Card for each member of the team from AWS

Second Place – Best Overall Hack
One team will be awarded the following Second Place prize package:
- SparkFun Inventor’s Kits for Adruino for each member of the team
- Twilio Credit for the team
- 100GB Account for life from Dropbox

From Our Sponsors for Best Use of their Service:
Amazon Web Services – Kindle Paperwhite for each member of the winning team
App Engine - 5 Nexus 7's
Box – $600 Amazon Gift Card
Dropbox – 5 User Teams license (1-Year) + Dropbox gear for the winning team
Ducksboard – Android 4.0 Mini PC MK802 for each member of the winning team
Mashery – $400 Amazon gift card
SendGrid – $200 Apple gift card to each member of the winning team
Singly - $1,000 Amazon Gift Card
SoundCloud – Midi Fighter 3D
Windows Azure – Jawbone Jambox for each member of the winning team

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