Most innovative use of messaging in an app or service


The challenge is to create the most innovative use of messaging into your app or service. Examples include two-factor auth, phone number masking (think marketplace apps like Uber,, etc), or appointment reminders. There are great use cases that can be built using Flowroute - show us what you got! We will take you through everything you need to know to get started during our Workshop on Saturday February 11 at 2:00pm in Workshop A or stop by our table, so you can get started quickly. You can access Flowroute’s developer resources at:

Challenge Type

On-Site Hackathon


$2500 in gift cards and prizes including hover board, Amazon gift cards, Echo and Flowroute credit.

Projects solving this challenge

Immigration Matter

Foreign nationals are entitled to representation


Disrupting Real Estate


For developers who want to provide the end users of their intelligent voice assistant apps with additional security. Securing apps that allow users to purchase things with voice or access sensitive information. Bypass gives them the missing layer of security on their requests Unlike a fixed 4 digit code that you have to say aloud to confirm your payments bypass is a 2-factor authentication that send a random confirmation code on your smartphone to make all of your voice purchases secure!


Integrate 1000s of iot devices to our intelligent automation and e-commerce platform on web and mobile.

Internet of Gardens

Smart Garden System uses AR and AI to communicate with plants in your plants.


A pattern based touch pad security feature for shared doors. (Or any other physical security keypad replacement.)

Same Page

Same Page is an application made to help caretakers help people with Autism. The problem that caretakers and behavior therapists face is that it's hard for everyone to be on the same page. This is because meeting up together happens infrequently and information is on the paper trail. Same Page is an iOS application that solves this is problem by making behavior tracking digital, real time and collaborative.


TaskGlide is a web and mobile app for connecting creators and clients and facilitating the process from meeting to contract to project completion. We strive for a goal oriented, simplified approach to client/creator interactions, with smart milestones, payments for tasks completed, and full management of the contract process.


IoT platform that actively communicates with devices and places order of items and materials as needed with oversight from managers as necessary.


smart way to send message to the dear ones


Digital content marketplace


ThunderTalk takes out the pain of team inboxes and enables you to scale your customer support, your sales and more. It isn’t just for back-to-back messaging. ThunderTalk brings all of your external messages from emails to social media accounts like Twitter, Facebook Messenger, and SMS into one unified platform.


SplitHome is an innovative way to allow struggling home owners to keep their homes during periods of financial distress. 25% of American homeowners are worried about making their mortgage payment, and foreclosures are one of the largest sources of personal financial loss next to bankruptcy. Split Level allows outside investors to make the equity payments of struggling home owners at an attractive return of 15-25% (depending on the appreciation of the home since it was purchased).

Face/Image detection usage for smart apps

Face detection APIs can be used to make smart locks for offices, households, security systems. Machine learning can further enhance the features by making smarter decisions about face recognitions. Image detection can be used for smart shopping online, but searching items on different retail sites by just clicking a picture of a product. If you are looking for a team, come join me!

Organizations hosting challenge


A Siri that cares about your personal advancement and success.


Flowroute is the leading provider of communication services for cloud-based companies. Flowroute gives developers and enterprises carrier-quality services with unprecedented performance, transparency and control to add voice and messaging capabilities into their apps and services to create unique user experiences.

Events specific to challenge

DeveloperWeek 2017 Hackathon

The DeveloperWeek Hackathon invites 600+ hackers to compete for $100,000+ in products and services at the official kick-off to DeveloperWeek!