Developers to Compete at VOTO Mobile’s API Hackathon
VOTO Mobile is a Ghana-based social enterprise with staff in Ghana, Canada, and the United States. The company has a mobile phone notification and survey platform that removes the barriers to insightful mobile communication between African citizens and the organizations that serve them.
VOTO has added a powerful API to allow developers and entrepreneurs to easily add voice and SMS interaction to their apps.
VOTO Mobile is there organizing an API Hackathon to enable developers have learn, develop and compete among themselves. The first day of the hackathon will feature networking, training on the API, and launch developers into building their entries. On the second day, participants will present their projects and ideas to the community for judging and prizes.
VOTO boast of providing the only service that integrates incoming and outgoing voice, SMS and analytics into one simple platform to facilitate every possible mobile-based mass interaction. Users can send messages, build polls, and offer menu-driven call-in services to connect people to the information they need.
VOTO promises all Participants $15.00 of VOTO airtime credit on the platform apart from the ultimate prizes.
This hackathon is expected to happen on the 29th of March, 2014 from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and the 30th of March, 2014 (12:00 pm to 5:00 pm) at iSpace in Osu, Accra
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