Create a Disruptive Application using TeleSign APIs - $5000 Grand Prize


“Build Something Amazing”. Create an innovative application of any type that uses TeleSign’s Communication and/or Intelligence APIs. Your app will be judged by TeleSign’s engineers on the category of most disruptive application which is likely to gain adoption. The application must be developed at the hackathon. TeleSign’s Communications APIs allow you to build messaging and account security into apps and create innovative experiences that users love. TeleSign’s Intelligence APIs help you prevent fraud on your platform by providing data that can help you determine the risk level of any phone number in the world. Common use cases for TeleSign’s CPaaS platform are adding Two-Factor Authentication, Sending Reminders & Notifications, Preventing Account Takeovers, and Delivering Marketing messages.

Challenge Type

On-Site Hackathon


$5000 Grand Prize - Winner takes all

Projects solving this challenge


GetTogether is a place for less flaky meetups. Users can create get togethers that will only happen if enough people sign up.


Civil rights, going green, legalization or something as simple as finally getting that new coffee maker in the break room. Every movement starts somewhere. With Movement you can share your cause and gather support quickly and easily.


A platform to connect with Mentors .

Home Alone

Security Camera that works


Approximately 30 million Americans have at least one debt in collection. The debt collection industry makes more than one billion consumer contacts annually. Using our sponsors' technologies we created a proposal to help the process of consumer contact.

Future of Interviews

Re-invent how interview process is being done. Using the Ubuntu instance provided by NetApps, we are using Veritone's AI engine and RealSense Camera capture to analyse how the candidate does during the interview. We are also using Agora's Conference facility to record the live video and setup real-time interview sessions. Overall goal is to do more meaningful interviews at your own pace and time - a win-win for both interviewers and interviewee's.


A better way to rideshare


Optimizing trash removal.


It takes more than just a good idea to improve society. It takes a team of people, working together and rallying around a shared goal. PetitionThat enables anyone to drive social change at the scale of the internet by collecting and vetting contact information, gathering verified electronic signatures, and contacting supporters by phone and SMS. Together, we can change the world.

SnappRX: Secure prescriptions with a Snap

Healthcare professionals can securely send their prescriptions to pharmacies though taking a picture of the doctor's handwritten prescription, and sending it securely to pharmacies. is a music streaming service that allows listeners to mine for cryptocurrency.

Captain Flint

Simplifying Kubernetes deployment, monitoring, and scaling.

Organizations hosting challenge


TeleSign is a communications platform as a service (CPaaS) company, founded on security. Since 2005, TeleSign has been a trusted partner to 20 of the top 25 global websites and mobile applications, helping secure billions of end-user accounts. Today, TeleSign’s data-driven, cloud communications platform is changing the way businesses engage with customers and prevent fraud. Get started at and follow us @TeleSign for more information.

Events specific to challenge

DeveloperWeek 2018 SF Bay

This is the DeveloperWeek 2018 SF Bay Hackathon!