developer week 2016

Developer Week 2016 Recap

Feb. 24, 2016 / By Mary Thengvall

Our recap of Developer Week 2016, which included making lots of connections, hackathon winners and building awesome things.

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developer week 2016

Visit Us At Developer Week 2016

Feb. 5, 2016 / By Mary Thengvall

San Francisco’s largest tech event of the year, Developer Week, is back and we’re proud to be sponsors. Find us in both the expo hall and at the hackathon.

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Developer Innovation at the SparkPost Hackathon

Dec. 18, 2015 / By Rich Leland

The SparkPost hackathon teams impressed us with their creative thinking and technical chops. These engineers produced a crop of ideas that inspired us all and continued our tradition of innovation. Let’s take a look at some of the great hacks that came out of the event.

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Come Get Your Drone at AngelHack Brooklyn

Jun. 1, 2015 / By Benjamin Dean

This weekend at AngelHack Brooklyn, SparkPost is offering nearly $10,000 in cash and prizes (plus a special bonus prize of a drone - see details below) for the most creative and comprehensive usage of our email delivery infrastructure services and the SparkPost REST API.

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Sparky Takes New York at Space Apps Challenge

Apr. 7, 2015 / By Sparky

We’re proud to be a sponsor at Space Apps Challenge NYC but we’re even more excited to be giving away nearly $4,000.00 in cash and prizes to hackers who incorporate one or more of our APIs at the hackathon! Over 200 developers in person (and hundreds more online internationally) are scheduled to participate and collaborate to tackle challenges relevant to improving life on earth. How awesome is that? The prizes in the SparkPost Space Apps Challenge:

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Take the Launch Hackathon SparkPost $10,000 Challenge

Mar. 12, 2015 / By Sparky

We’re proud to be a sponsor at Launch Hackathon but we’re even more excited to be giving away $10,000 in cash and prizes to the SparkPost Challenge hackathon winner! The prize: $3,000 cash 1 year SparkPost Gold ($6,900 value) Featured post on’s blog (where your colleagues will be green with envy and shower you with accolades) The goal is simple: come up with the best app submission incorporating one of our APIs at the hackathon.

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Launch Hackathon Winners Help You Choose the Right Engineer for Your Company

Mar. 11, 2015 / By Sparky

Over 900 developers joined us at the 2015 Launch Hackathon held at Fort Mason in San Francisco a few weeks ago. They hacked on everything including transportation, shopping, education, business services and even gaming projects. It was a great weekend of coding, fun and challenges. Our Principal Developer Advocate, Benjamin Dean, spent the entire weekend at the event and helped debug, provide tips and tricks and sponsored the judging for our joint promo with FullContact.

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