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TapSense and Women Who Code join forces for GDC Next mobile hackathon

The Hacker Bus is coming to LA

TapSense and Women Who Code join forces for GDC Next mobile hackathon

Independent mobile ad exchange company TapSense has joined forced with Women Who Code to organise a mobile hackathon on the GDC Next Hacker Bus.

Top app developers will board the bus, which travels from San Francisco to LA on 2 November, to compete for a grand prize of $10,000 in mobile advertising spend.

All participants will receive roundtrip complimentary seats on the Hacker Bus, as well as a GDC Next expo pass.

Categories in the hackathon will include best game, best app, and best hack.

Party Work bus

Ash Kumar, CEO and co-founder of TapSense, has revealed he's looking forward to linking up with Women Who Code, explaining that app developers are a vital part of the mobile ecosystem.

“We’re excited that Women Who Code has joined TapSense to bring the Hacker Bus to GDC Next in LA," said Kumar.

"App developers are core to the mobile ecosystem and essential to driving the usage of mobile devices.

"TapSense has always been committed to supporting developers and we look forward to witnessing their creativity come alive during this unique event.”

The Hacker Bus in all of its transportational glory

Women Who Code co-founder and CEO, Alaina Percival, has also expressed her excitement at raising awareness and helping creativity blossom.

"We think this opportunity to partner with TapSense on the Hacker Bus to LA is fun and exciting way to raise awareness of our organisation and our cause," added Percival.

"I can’t wait to witness all the creativity that a big event like this will unleash.”

You can find out more about the event by clicking right here.

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