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Prep for TADHack-mini Orlando

We’re just one month away from TADHack-mini Orlando, at Catalyst Spaces on 25-26 March. Its going to be a unique, can-not-miss event. This weblog provides a summary of all the amazing local help we’re getting in putting TADHack-mini Orlando together, why TADHack is unique, and some guidance in prep for TADHack-mini Orlando. The Orlando technology and entrepreneurial … Continue reading Prep for TADHack-mini Orlando

Khalid Hoffman on Wake Up Call

Khalid Hoffman received the Most Innovative Cisco Spark / Tropo Prize at TADHack Global Orlando in October 2016 for his hack Wake Up Call. In this weblog Khalid reviews his hack to provide more info on how it came about and how he built it. BTW we’ll be running a TADHack-mini Orlando in March, just … Continue reading Khalid Hoffman on Wake Up Call

TADHack-mini Orlando 25-26 March

Happy New Year! Its just 80 days until our first mini-hackathon of 2017, TADHack-mini Orlando at Catalyst Spaces on 25-26 March. We’ll also have a meetup on the evening of the 24th March (6-8pm) to help people form teams and network before the hackathon. Then on Saturday we’ll hit the ground running. With this hackathon … Continue reading TADHack-mini Orlando 25-26 March

TADHack 2016 Review and 2017 Plans

Firstly, thank you to everyone who took part, organized, or promoted TADHack this year. You’re part of a global community discovering and promoting the latest ways to add communications to your applications, services or business.  TADHack is the only global meeting place for developers who want to learn, share, code and create using the tools … Continue reading TADHack 2016 Review and 2017 Plans

Carrefour at TADHack Global

For the first time at TADHack we had a sponsor outside the telecoms industry, Carrefour, a French multinational retailer. They are the second largest hypermarket chain in the world, with 1600 hypermarkets. They operate in 30 countries, in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa. Carrefour means “crossroads” and “public square” in French. Given TADHack is … Continue reading Carrefour at TADHack Global

TADHack 2016 Winners

TADHack Global was massive, 2600 registrations, over 170 hacks. We delayed announcement of the winners until Wednesday 19th Oct as we did not want to miss any hack, every single hack is reviewed both locally and globally as their quality is world-class. The global judges had an exceptionally hard time deciding given the quality of … Continue reading TADHack 2016 Winners

GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

Recently Maxime at the GSMA published a nice report on the role of APIs in developing markets, and referenced the work of TADHack in these markets over the past 3 years. The first round of the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund is now open for applications from start-ups in Africa and selected Asian countries. Successful … Continue reading GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

Announcing TADHack Global 2016

TADHack Global will run over the 14-16th October (Friday-Sunday), locations will run on 2 of the 3 days. We have 32+ locations confirmed around the world including: Athens, Austin, Bangladesh – Dhaka, Berlin, Boston, Brisbane, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Kuala Lumpur, Kyiv (Ukraine), Lisbon, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Mexico, Moscow, Netherlands, NYC, Orlando, Oslo, Pakistan, Paris, San … Continue reading Announcing TADHack Global 2016

Sacha Nacar on TADHack-mini London

This year’s TADHack edition was particularly meaningful to me as it marked a few great milestones. First of all, exactly a year ago I was participating in my first hackathon – being TADHack mini London 2015. Secondly, I discovered University College London at TADHack that year and it gave me the idea to apply for … Continue reading Sacha Nacar on TADHack-mini London

TADHack London Part 2

TADHack-mini London was larger that last year with 88 people through the door, 18 hacks, with more diversity of people involved, and many more hacks winning that required little coding. For example, using webhooks between Cisco Spark and IBM Bluemix. This is an important trend; the tools and platforms continue to democratize telecoms so more … Continue reading TADHack London Part 2