Below is an excerpt from the Data2.0 newsletter
article called 4 Trends in 2013 Data Innovation featuring DeveloperWeek winner Callinize
3. More startups will essentially be “Data Startups” – Callinize, the winner of our DeveloperWeek 2013
hackathon last February 1-3, is actually a mashup of 4-6 different data sources like Mashape
, and RapLeaf
. The end user might not know it, but the power of Callinize to grab intelligence on whoever is calling you (before you answer the phone) is based on the fact that Callinize is really a mashup of API’s. It’s a data startup.
We would like to congratulate the “Callinize” team for winning the 43-hour DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon
The team doing a solid presentation to the judges during the DeveloperWeek Hackathon Judging at SPUR Urban Center
As sales people beholden to our clients, we’ve all been caught off-guard at one point when we receive an unannounced call from a certain client or customer. The last thing you want to say is “Who is this?” with a tone reserved for telemarketers. It’s a classic scenario that we all hope to avoid.
Callinize solves all that by telling you who’s calling…
*UPDATE: Check our Hackerleague Sponsor site here for ideas on APIs*
Hot on the heels of the DeveloperWeek Hackathon, we are again getting ourselves involved in another hackathon – the AppsWorld 2013 Hackfest.tv Hackathon
, happening this Thursday Feb 7 – 8th in The Moscone Center. We are giving away a $500 prize for the best use of APIs in Mashape.
What is Hackfest?
The aim of TV Hackfest is to provide a range of TV technologies, SDKs, and APIs as well as briefs and competitions – to developers, designers, agencies, creatives, and entrepreneurs to build, design, and show how…
DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon
The DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon has started! Check out these cool hackathon projects in HackerLeague
To help out the participants, below is a list of API suggestions, one for each of the 20 teams participating in the DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon.
(Don’t forget – you can qualify for Mashape prizes (Roomba, Surface RT, $500) if you’re using a Mashape API in your hacks :))
1. Talkify – Turn your chat sentences into Yoda Speak
2. Airbnb Catering – Lace it with nearby food and restaurant deals with 8coupons
3. Visionboard – reinforce social accountability with nearby…
Mashape wins DeveloperWeek 2013 Top Innovator API/Mashup Tool Award
Mashape is honored and proud to be the Award Recipient for DeveloperWeek 2013’s Top Innovator for API Mashup Tools!
Other award recipients for different categories include Paypal, UserVoice, Stackmob,
among others. (We are also giving away
limited Complimentary Passes to DeveloperWeek 2013).
Over 450 DeveloperWeek community members contributed to over 2000 online votes for the DeveloperWeek 2013 awards.
We here at Mashape are very thankful to all the Mashapers out there! We look forward to breaking new grounds this 2013 and beyond 🙂
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As proud sponsors of the upcoming DeveloperWeek 2013
, we are giving away Complimentary Passes (worth ~$800/each
) for the event. DeveloperWeek 2013 happens this Feb 1 – 7, 2013 at the SPUR Urban Center
in San Francisco.
The first annual DeveloperWeek 2013 Conference combines a 4-day educational conference, technology-specific app development contests, developer tech exhibitors, startup lightning pitches, and keynote talks from the top engineers across app development, data science, and mobile deployment.
What Mashape-related activities should I look forward to in DeveloperWeek?
We’d love for you to join us in the DeveloperWeek Hackathon