Postman Hackathon Offers $100K in
January 5, 2021
Postman API Hack is a call for the global developer community to use the power
of APIs to build their most creative, innovative, and value-driven projects that
address today’s biggest technological challenges.
The hackathon commences today and closes on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. The winner
will be announced at Postman Galaxy, the global virtual API conference taking
place Feb. 2-4, 2021.
“The use of APIs has
skyrocketed in 2020, and its momentum will continue in 2021 and beyond,” said
Abhinav Asthana, co-founder and CEO of Postman. “Our goal with the Postman API
Hack is to highlight the amazing things that become possible by harnessing the
power of APIs, and to showcase developers’ work to our community of more than 13
million users and 500,000 organizations. We’re excited to see what participants
will come up with, and how they will have an impact on the world.”
Postman API Hack challenges developers to unleash the future of APIs by building
creative hacks that are useful to other developers, demonstrate business value,
and have broader community interest. The challenge is wide open, so developers
can build with no bounds. Examples of creative and functional API workspaces
include Stock Price Alerts, Slack Weather Bot and ShipEngine. The Postman API
Hack features a total of $100,000 in prizes, including the $25,000 Intergalactic
Grand Prize awarded to the team with the best project.