The Official Hackathon of the 2017 RingCentral ConnectCentral Conference — win up to $5,000 in awards

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Come show everyone what you’ve got at the ConnectCentral Hackathon by RingCentral. Solve day-to-day communications challenges at this this complimentary developer event and compete in three different hack categories to:

1. Build state-of-the-art Glip chatbots powered by AI

2. Create next-gen customer experiences with SMS, MMS, or fax APIs

3. Connect anywhere on any device with WebRTC 

Enhance your app's functionality with VoiceBase APIs ( to win even more prizes.

After the Hackathon, be sure to stay to experience the power of connection at the three-day ConnectCentral 2017 annual conference that includes a special track just for developers like you.

RingCentral's Awards: 

First prize: $5,000

Second prize: $2,000

Third prize : $1,000

VoiceBase's Awards:

First prize: Drone (worth $600)

Second prize: 3D printer (worth $400)

Third prize : Amazon Gift Card $200



Sat Oct 21

1:00 p.m. Opening ceremony and swag pickup

1:15 p.m. RingCentral welcome and partner breakout sessions

1:45 p.m. Team up and begin coding

2:30 p.m. Technical workshops with RingCentral Platform Partners (30 mins per session)

6:00 p.m. Dinner

9:00 p.m. Doors close for day one     


Sun Oct 22

8:30 a.m. Doors open, breakfast

9:00 a.m. Coding

12:30 p.m. Lunch

4:00 p.m. End coding

4:15 p.m. Team presentations/demos (3 minutes per team)

5:15 p.m. Judges deliberate

5:45 p.m. Winners announced

6:00 p.m. Doors close for day two

View full rules


$8,000 in prizes

1st Award

$5,000 to be split among team members

2nd Award

$2,000 to be spit among team members

3rd Award

$1,000 to be split among team members

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Open to all developers. Max 5 members per team. Must be present on both day to be eligible for awards.


Participants must present their projects in-person on day 2 to be considered for awards.


David Lee

David Lee
VP, Product Platform at RingCentral

John Wang

John Wang
Sr. Director, Product Platform at RingCentral

Phong Vu

Phong Vu
Sr. Developer Evangelist at RingCentral

Fabio Ramos

Fabio Ramos
Director, Platform Product Marketing at RingCentral

Pawan Venugopal

Pawan Venugopal
Sr. Product Manager at RingCentral

Bryon Mathias-Fuqua

Bryon Mathias-Fuqua
Senior Sales Engineer at VoiceBase

Devan Angra

Devan Angra
Sales Engineer at VoiceBase

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
  • Usefulness
  • Business Potential
  • UX
  • Completion