About Ayana 16

Ayana 2016 is a 24-hour hackathon, where participants bring their ideas to life.It blends creativity, talent and resolve to make a better India.

Tech plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of our country and Ayana 2016 provides a platform for budding ideas to grow into revolutionary solutions. It provides hackers with an opportunity to showcase their skills nationwide

Ayana is being conducted for the past four years and attracts students and professionals across India competing for prizes upto Rs 3,00,000.



We have always been passionate about seeing some of the foundations of the web, of analytics or of the app ecosystem being built at our hackathon. Storage, network, file systems, encryption, key management are the key here. Build the platforms of the future.


The mobile has seen uses from the mundane to the esoteric. Mobile phone is this generation's Swiss Army knife. Help unlock its potential - from commerce, communication and carpentry to telemedicine. Anything, really.

Digital Empowerment

Think of the 500M people in India who don't have internet yet. How do we make the internet possible for these guys? This track is for those interested in helping this audience bring their world online.

Amadeus Travel Innovation Sandbox

Easy to use REST/JSON APIs gives you access to one of the world's largest repositories of travel records, as well as industry leading flight search, hotel search and much more, brought to you by Amadeus.


Uninspired by our themes? Find your muse elsewhere and hack together anything you like in the Wildcard track. Use the APIs on offer – or let your imagination run wild.

Keynote Speakers

Inder is two-time Techcrunch Disrupt hackathon winner as a member of @SerialHackers . He has spent over a decade at InMobi, Yahoo, Oracle, Microsoft and Intel building mainstream products from grounds up.

Inder Pall Singh

Inmobi | TechCrunch Disrupt Winner

Shivakumar built Exotel for him to receive and make a lot of calls and not miss any calls. He is a passionate techie, has a wonderful sense of humour and can be found in one place every 45 minutes doing two things. He has fun solving all sorts of problems related to the company.

Shivakumar Ganesan

Exotel CEO

An entrepreneur/hacker at core. Years of experience in large scale system architecture/development, application security, internet display advertising and cloud computing. Also a minimalist designer trying to get into the nerves of big data/data science

Ritwik Saikia

quicly.io | TechCrunch Disrupt Winner


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