QuickBlox at Winter Hackathon

Posted on by Nate Macleitch

We are proud to announce our sponsorship at the WinterHackathon in London.

“Apps for the games” is the focus of the 2012 Winter Hackathon.

More than a million people – athletes, media personnel, sports administrators, spectators – will visit London in July/August 2012 for the summer games.

We can assume two things about them: most will want to engage with the city outside of the games, and almost all will have a mobile phone.

We’re devoting our Winter Hackathon in late January 2012 to the creation of mobile apps for these visitors – from event and location finders to shopping and leisure services – to help them to explore and enjoy the delights of the city and surrounding counties.

We are offering the use of our platform during the event and before hand. We are giving a prize to the winner of the Travel Planner category. The prize is a years worth of QuickBlox at the £50 level.

Also our Chairman Nate Macleitch will be dissecting and playing with the apps as a member of the judging panel. Other sponsors include BlackBerry, Vodafone and BT.

Click here for more information about the Hackathon.