Pakistan’s First Ever Hackathon to be Held in Lahore

On January 13 and 14, Abacus Consulting with the Momentum Pakistan is going to launch the first-ever API (application programming interface) hackathon, APIthon in Lahore. Pakistan’s First Ever Hackathon to be Held in Lahore.

Registration and participations for the startups are free of cost. Where they can try their tech skills to build innovative products and services. The startups will get an opportunity to have access to open APIs of major companies like Telenor Pakistan, Apigee, JS Bank, Easypaisa and Telenor Bank.

Pakistan’s First Ever Hackathon to be Held in Lahore

By consuming partner companies’ APIs, in their existing app and/or revenue stream(s), the APIthon expects the participants to come up with an upgraded or new service(s). Prizes will be given to the best three services.

Shoaib Khan, the vice president of Abacus Consulting financial services and digital, said:

“By harnessing the power of open APIs coupled with the intelligent, secure API management system, startups and corporations will have endless opportunities to mutually design and explore an ecosystem focused on disruption and experimentation – an ecosystem that will continue to grow long after the APIthon.”

For the advancement of technology, Facebook, Google and Amazon have opened their APIs’ access to other vendors all over the world.

Abbas Ali Khan, the managing director at Abacus Consulting said:

“The APIthon, in strategic partnership with Momentum Tech Conference, will host the premium gathering of business leaders, to establish an API-driven digital economy in Pakistan, the managing director at Abacus Consulting.  “The partnership will be a game-changer for startups, telecoms, tech companies, financial and government sectors by enabling them to develop new services and revenue streams; and transform the customer experience”.

The participating startup teams will come up with 2-4 members or you can also apply individually.  If you are interested to participate then for registration: Click Here

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