SikkaHackthaon2020_API
Friday, November 6 (5 PM PST) to Sunday, November 8 (5 PM PST)
Over $38,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded!

All application developers, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts are invited to build applications designed for the $300B retail healthcare industry. Sikka’s API won the best health API award for 2017 and 2019 from API World.

WHEN

IMPORTANT DATES


Registration closed Thursday, October 22

Hackathon starts 5:00 PM PST on Friday, November 6

Submissions due by 5:00 PM PST on Sunday, November 8

Winners announced Thursday, November 19

PRIZES


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1st Place:

The winning team will be awarded cash and application credits worth up to $21,000 ($2,000 cash and 2 months of a Gold API license for up to 50 individual practice customers of your application).

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2nd Place:

Cash and application credits worth up to $10,500 ($1,000 cash and 1 month of a Gold API license for up to 50 individual practice customers of your application).

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3rd Place:

Cash and application credits worth up to $7,000 ($500 cash and 1 month of a Silver API license for up to 25 individual practice customers of your application).

MEET OUR

JUDGES


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DAVID ALLEN
GLOBAL LEAD APPLICATION
INNOVATION, GOOGLE
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David Allen is a technology executive and entrepreneur focused on the intersection of ambitious problems, enabling technology, and sustainable business models. At Google, David focuses on innovation and bringing the benefits of cloud to enterprises worldwide. David has started and/or contributed to 6 successful company exits and is an active investor and startup advisor.

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DIANA P FRIEDMAN
RETIRED EXECUTIVE,
FORMER HENRY SCHEIN, DANAHER
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Diana P Friedman, MA, MBA has served the dental industry her entire career and has a success track record in launching and growing innovative technology companies and brands in the dental industry. Diana started her career as a practice management consultant, shifting to the commercial side of industry, culminating in CEO and GM roles in leading technology companies in software and medical / dental devices. Over her professional career she has authored many articles, White Papers and Research Briefs and lectured internationally on dental practice management and digital marketing topics.

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DON APGAR
DIRECTOR OF API SALES, SIKKA,
FORMER CITIGROUP
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Don has been a leader of solutions teams for both enterprise and SMB markets with industry leaders such as First Data, Citigroup and Bank of America.

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KAREN APPLETON PAGE
GENERAL PARTNER, B CAPITAL GROUP,
FORMER APPLE, BOX
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Karen Appleton Page is a General Partner at B Capital Group, a global firm specializing in equity investing in venture and growth-stage startups. A respected investor, advisor and entrepreneur, Karen focuses on enterprise, fintech, and consumer marketplaces, focusing on companies that have achieved early traction with customers and have reached a point of rapid growth.

Prior to joining B Capital, Karen made angel investments and advised a variety of startups, bringing to bear her extensive experience as an operator. She previously worked at Apple on the enterprise team, leading the commercial channel, strategic partners, the Mobility Partner Program and the industry team. Karen was a founding executive at Box, leading GTM activities, defining Box’s approach to partnerships and business development, cultivating C-level relationships, strategic initiatives, and founder of Box.org.

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SCOTT P. ANDERSON
SENIOR ADVISOR, TPG CAPITAL, FORMER
CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, PATTERSON
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Scott P. Anderson is the former Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Patterson Companies Inc. He was elected the President and Chief Executive Officer of Patterson Companies, Inc. in April 2010. In April 2013 was elected the additional responsibility of Chairman of the Board. In June 2017 Mr. Anderson became a Senior Advisor to Patterson Companies, Inc. and retired June 2019. Mr. Anderson worked with Patterson Companies from 1993 to 2019. Prior to June 2006 when he became president of Patterson Dental Supply, Inc., Mr. Anderson held senior management positions in the dental unit, including vice president, sales, and vice president, marketing. Mr. Anderson is a Trustee of Gustavus Adolphus College, where he currently serves as Chairman of the Board. He serves on the board of directors of the Ordway Theater. He has been a director at C.H. Robinson. since 2012 where he serves as the Independent Chairman of the Board. He chairs the governance and nominating committee and also serves on the audit committee. He has been a director at Lakeshirts, Inc., since 2020 and serves on the audit committee . He is currently a Senior Advisor to TPG Capital. Scott earned his MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and his bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College.

SAMPLE SUBMISSION

APP EXAMPLE


A Marketplace App for dental, vet, optometry, chiropractic, orthodontic and/or oral surgery built using the developer API from Sikka. The app may be browser-based or mobile (iOS, Android). Example categories: analytics, reputation and review management, A/R and payments, communications/marketing.

During the Hackathon, you will get the opportunity to converse with members of the Sikka API team, who can answer your questions about the security, style and substance of the APIs, via video webinar.

SIKKA HACKATHON

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES


  1. Sikka Software Corporation (hereafter, “Company”) reserves the right to change, modify and/or update the rules at any time, with or without notice. Company reserves the right to disqualify an entry and not award any winner in the event product output.
  2. Testing will be permitted on only the example demo practices in the Sikka API portal – no real world deployment is allowed at this time.
  3. Company will announce a panel of judges for the Hackathon.
  4. The Hackathon will be conducted simultaneously over a 48 hour window in all time zones across the United States.
  5. Only English language applications are allowed at this time.
  6. The final application should be applicable to the dental, veterinary, optometry, chiropractic and orthodontic markets in the U.S. It may be browser-based or a mobile application.
  7. Sikka will designate a coordinator of the Sikka Hackathon. They will be supported by a team of developers from the Sikka API group, who will answer your questions electronically. No phone calls are allowed – only emailed queries will be answered.
  8. This Hackathon is not open to Sikka employees or contractors.
  9. Existing apps on the Sikka Marketplace are not eligible for this hackathon.
  10. If an entry is not tasteful and/or not in the form of a live app – whether browser-based or mobile-based, as specified above, then your entry will not be considered for judging.
  11. Judges will not be using an emulator to judge.
  12. Videos are not admissible as a substitution for an actual app.
  13. Remember, your working final product must be submitted via Sikka’s API Portal for approval before the end of the 48-hour Hackathon. Good luck – we look forward to seeing what you come up with!

GOOD LUCK – we look forward to seeing what you come up with!

SIKKA

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY


A. Intellectual Property Rights

Any submission to the hackathon remains the intellectual property of the individual or organizations that developed it. We encourage participants to open-source their projects to both share their hacks with the greater community and promote innovation in this space.

B. Protection of Intellectual Property

By submitting a hackathon entry or accepting any prize, participants represent and warrant the following: 1) participants will not submit content that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret, or otherwise subject to third-party intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless the participant is the owner of such rights or has permission from the rightful owner to post the content and to grant the hackathon all of the rights granted herein; 2) the participant will not publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage the hackathon, its sponsors, or any third party; 3) the participant will not submit content that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, encourages criminal activity, gives rise to civil liability, or is otherwise inappropriate or destructive to the Hackathon’s or sponsors’ brand image or goodwill; 4) the participant will not post advertisements or solicitations of business; 5) the Hackathon will not be obligated to pay any compensation to, or permit any participation by, any third party in connection with the use, reproduction, modification, publication, display, or other exploitation of any of the content that the participant submits; and 6) the content the participant submits does not contain any viruses, Trojan Horses, worms, or other disabling devices or harmful code.

By posting or submitting a Hackathon entry to the Contest (regardless of the form or medium of such content), the participant hereby grants the Hackathon and its sponsors, their respective affiliates, their affiliates’ agents, and third-party contractors a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license, with the right to sublicense, discuss, publicize, market, and otherwise display content derived from or relating to the hackathon entry (“Marketing Content”), and to distribute and use such Marketing Content for promotional and marketing purposes either in the form submitted or in the form of a derivative or adapted work. The participant understands that he or she will not receive any compensation or credit for use of his or her Hackathon entry, other than what is described in these Official Contest Rules.

C. Copyright

The participant represents and warrants that he or she is the sole author and copyright owner of the submission, and that the submission is the participant’s original work. If the submission is a work based on an existing application, the participant warrants: 1) that he or she has acquired sufficient rights to use and to authorize others to use the submission as specified in the “Intellectual Property Rights” section of the Rules, 2) that the Submission does not infringe upon any copyright or upon any other third-party rights of which the participant is aware, and 3) that the submission is free of malware.

QUESTIONS?

CONTACT



JEFF PICKETT

DIRECTOR, GROWTH MARKETING

jeff.pickett@sikkasoftware.com
Office: 800 94 SIKKA | Direct: 408 359 3014

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