The Hack of PI, is a platform to showcase, prime and nurture the young talents of the technology world. A stage where the industries present problems while teams of participants propose and demonstrate solutions that provide for disruptions. Hack of PI will run parallel to the conference.

  • 24 hours Global Hackathon Event
  • Participation of 500 teams across the world
  • Hacks for Industry and Governance Defined Problems
  • Solutions with Social Impact

Expected Number of Applicant Teams: 1000+ | Number of Teams Invited for the Finals: 500+

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Hackathon Dates

31 March: Open call for applications

15 August: Last date for submission

05 September: Shortlist Announcement

17 September: Hackathon event

18 September: Evaluation & award


Key Takeaways for sponsors

Hackathon is a competition where "free spirits" or people who love developing software.

The showcase is for:

(a) Availability of talent

(b) Applicability of current tech to solve real problems and hence usability of tech

(c) Possibility of faster innovation at a lower cost, and

(d) Possibility of getting into a relationship with these talented developers who can hack solutions, which can then be taken to market. This relationship can be collaboration for a fixed time or fixed objective, can be contracted or permanent employment, or it could be collaboration with the education institution where this talent is being trained and nurtured.

Key Takeaways for Hackathon participants

The world is your stage, as you work on developing Hacks for real-life problems.

Feel the excitement of the startups and investors who are looking at the next opportunity to identifying a future unicorn and make them one.

Get recognized globally because of your skills, by the organizations you dream of working with.

Listen to technological thought leaders describing new technologies, present your hacks to the world.

Team composition

The maximum number of participants permissible per team is 4.