14 – 16 October
TADhack (Telecoms application developer hackathon) Global will run in parallel across 30+ cities around the world. The objective is to introduce the wide variety of development resources available from Telecoms providers to the Dev community. This includes platforms that span Machine to Machine / IoT, Enterprise Communications, NFV, BOTs, A.I., Cloud VAS, Mobile Apps and many more. The partners and sponsors include Operators and Vendors globally and locally within each of the host countries.
Hackathon Rule Book
Intellectual Property Rights
All submissions remain the intellectual property of the individuals or organizations that developed them.
Protection of Intellectual Property
By submitting an Entry or accepting any prize, you represent and warrant the following: you will not submit content that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the content; and the content submitted by you does not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other disabling devices or harmful code.
Participant represents and warrants that he or she is the sole author and copyright owner of the Submission, and that the Submission is an original work of the Participant, or if the Submission is a work based on an existing application, that the Participant has acquired sufficient rights to use and to authorize others; and that the Submission does not infringe upon any copyright or upon any other third party rights of which the Participant is aware, and that the Submission is free of malware.
TADHack organizers have the right at their sole discretion to determine whether an entrant is eligible for the Contest. TADHack may disqualify, at organizers’ sole discretion, TADHack entries (including, without limitation, content submitted in connection therewith) that (a) are in violation of third party rights or law or regulation, (b) use inappropriate or explicit language or images, or display content that TADHack or Sponsors otherwise finds objectionable.
Winner Selection/Judging Criteria
Winners will be judged based on the following criteria:
- Quality and innovative nature of the idea / demo
- Utility of the idea / demo
- Compelling use of the Sponsors Technologies and Tools
The Contest winners will be selected by a panel of judges. By submitting any TADHack Entry, entrants release TADHack, Sponsors, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, and advisors from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the decisions of the Judges.
Contest prizes are non-transferable by the winner. If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting such prize.
TADHack are starting a trial mentorship program in 2016 to help budding telecom application developers get the advice and help you need to build your business using telecom capabilities. The TADS ecosystem is focused on helping anyone interested in telecom application development. TADMentor is one of the ways in which we hope to demystify the process of building a business using telecom capabilities and making the connections necessary to make your business successful. More information can be found here.