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Awesome Sponsors & Awesome Prizes!

Hey Hackers, here's a recap of the sponsor prizes....

Remember to check them off on your submission!


500 GBP for the winning team exhibiting the best use of the CrunchBase API.


$5,000 prize for best use of Esri technologies ($2,500 cash + $2,500 online subscription.) Are you using maps or location services? Check out our developer tools at Check out more examples and documentation at


The best overall app in [design, utility, api, originality] that works with the Evernote API. All members (4 max) receive an iPad mini

Intel Mashery

Intel will be offering the Mashery Prize to the team that makes best use of an API in their directory. The winning team will each be given a Parrot Jumping Sumo Wi-Fi Controlled Insectoid Robots (w/ camera) PLUS Intel® Basis watches (one robot and one watch per team member for up to a team of four (4) developers).


The team making the best use of Matrix APIs will receive an awesome Trossen Robotics PhantomX Hexapod robot overlord! Our judgement will be based on the innovation factor, technical challenge and coolness of the hack. Custom Award Value $1,200

Ministry of Justice

Private tour of the UK Supreme Court followed by a meeting with MoJ Digital's Chief Digital Officer for the best hack that using MoJ resources to help victims of crime.


Best use of Nexmo - YodaPhone for each team member (Max of 4)

Best Use of NI - YubiKey NEO for each team member (Max of 6) + £100 Amazon gift card

Most Creative Use of Nexmo’s API - V911 RC Copter for each member (Max of 6)


Paymill – your one-stop shop for online payments – is offering a Pebble Watch to every member of the team that makes the best use of the PAYMILL API for their project.


Best Use of the Twilio API wins 4 amazing Lego sets from the LEGO movie!


Yammer will be donating 4 XBox Ones to the team that they judge to have made the best use of their API over the weekend.


The team of hackers (max 5 people) with the most innovative and creative approach of using their API to take our customers to a unique shopping journey will an amazing AR.Drone 2.0 Power Edition from Parrot as well as a 300 Euro Zalando shopping voucher.