Tag: Hackathon

Mobile Industry players unite to host the Mobile Money Hackathon in Karachi

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PR: Key players in the mobile industry in Pakistan are collaborating to host a two-day Mobile Money Hackathon in Karachi on Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 October. Telenor Microfinance Bank and JazzCash, together with the GSMA, will host companies and developers in the financial services industry, including banks, aggregators, payments switches, start-ups, fintech companies and established […]…Read More

NUST hosts two-day international hackathon

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Mega international Hackathon by Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) held for 2 days at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Telecom Application Development Hackathon (TADHack), at NUST H-12 campus and at Karachi NUST PNEC in association with Telestax USA, Ufone, National Radio Telecommunication Corporation and Technology Innovators. In 2013, a US-based initiative started […]…Read More

SDG Hackathon organized by Ignite and Code for Pakistan

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Ignite – National Technology Fund in collaboration with Code for Pakistan organized the SDG Hackathon in twin cities focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Code for Pakistan (a technology focused non-profit, building a non-partisan civic innovation ecosystem to improve the quality of life across Pakistan) and Ignite – National Technology Fund (formerly National Ignite […]…Read More

Women`s Transportation Hackathon launched

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF) has launched Women`s Transportation Innovation Challenge and Hackathon’. The event is aimed to solve the challenge of lack of viable, sustainable and appropriate transportation system particularly for women. The co-organizers of the event include Toyota Pakistan and United Nations (UN). Dr Athar Osama, the Founder and CEO of the Foundation said, "Pakistan Innovation Foundation is deeply committed to helping Pakistanis create…Read More

3-day SEECS social hackathon to start on May 15

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In order to utilize the tremendous technology talent in the students at NUST in general and SEECS in particular, SEECS Social Hackathon is being arranged in Islamabad from May 15-17. This event is being organized under the umbrella of SEECS, CodeForPakistan, Telenor Pakistan, Bentley Systems and Alchisoft, and Technology Times as media partner. During the event, students will get a chance to apply their knowledge and showcase their solutions to local social…Read More

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SEECS Social Hackathon to be held in May

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article image Staff Report ISD: Major fraction of our population is neglected who despite having access to technology are incapable to utilize it to solve their daily problems and make their lives convenient and competitive. SEECS Social Hackathon is being organized from May 15,2015 to May 17, 2015 in order to extract marvelous results from talent of students of NUST in general and SEECS in particular. Students will be able to showcase their talent, acumen, and flair thus utilizing their analytical…Read More

Hackathon starts 2nd annual startup weekend in US

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakathon, a Pakistan-oriented hackathon, began its second-annual startup weekend with teams in 16 cities across North America and Pakistan. During the three-day conference, groups of students worked to create technological solutions to problems in Pakistan, says a message received here. Pakathon is unique not only because of its specific global connection to Pakistan, but also because of its focus on creating innovative solutions to address a need in society. On the…Read More

Zero Billion and Incubator hosts first ever Hackathon

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: With an objective to promote innovation in the rapidly growing IT industry and earn recognition for Pakistan in the international market, the Zero Billion and Incubator Pakistan, in collaboration with MoSync AB, a Swedish company, has recently hosted the first of its kind mobile application Hackathon here.MoSynac AB has developed a tool to develop cross platform mobile applications, named as MoSync and rewarded the top 3 entries out of the 100 developers who participated in the…Read More