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About this event

Come join us at Yammer Hacktoberfest -- a 27-hour competition dedicated to building innovative applications on the Yammer Platform!

This is your chance to compete with some of the best developers in the enterprise space. Score an exclusive spot in Alchemist Accelerator, the leading incubator for enterprise startups, win up to $5,000 in cash, present your hack at the YamJam conference, or take home an Xbox!

We'll provide Yammer, Microsoft and Micello APIs, a beautiful working space, and plenty of snacks, drinks and coffee. All you need to bring are your skills and creative ideas.

GRAB YOUR SPOT: You must be registered on our Eventbrite page to join this event. Grab free early bird tickets until October 13, after that, tickets will be $5 and all proceeds will be donated to a good cause. Sign up here: http://yammerhacktoberfest2012.eventbrite.com/

EVENT DETAILS: Location: Yammer HQ 410 Townsend, Suite 300 San Francisco, CA 94107

Sponsors: Microsoft, Telesocial, Social+ Capital, Zencoder, and Micello

Prizes: 1st place prize: $5,000 + Presentation at YamJam Conference 2nd place prize: $1,000 Accelerator-Ready Team: Spot in the Alchemist Accelerator* & Xboxs for each member Additionally, winners of hackers choice awards for Most Creative, Most Entertaining and Most Useful will receive Xboxs. All winners receive trophies. *Please note, because of limited space in Alchemist Accelerator (only 12 teams per year) this prize requires approval by 80% of Judges

Judging Criteria: Each entry will be given three minutes to demo. No Powerpoint slides please! We just want to see your creations. We will judge you on the following critera: Integration: How well does the application leverage the Yammer API? Utility: How well does the application solve a real problem for end-users? User Experience: How easy is the application to use? Innovation: How creative and unique is the submission?

Agenda:

Saturday October 27th: 11am: Welcome & API Stand Ups 12pm: Hacking begins 1pm: Lunch is served 6:30pm: Dinner is served 11pm: Midnight snack

Sunday October 28th: 9:30-10:30: Hack submissions due 11:00: Presentations begin 12:30 pm: Lunch is served 1:30: Awards, celebration, send-off

Questions? Please email Hacktoberfest@yammer-inc.com

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  • Saturday October 27th: 11am: Welcome & API Stand Ups 12pm: Hacking begins 1pm: Lunch is served 6:30pm: Dinner is served 11pm: Midnight snack

    Sunday October 28th: 9:30-10:30am: Hack submissions due 11:00am: Presentations begin 12:30 pm: Lunch is served 1:30pm: Awards, celebration, send-off

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