Techsurf 2023: Contentstack’s Annual Hackathon Inspiring India’s Software Engineering Talent

Contentstack Announces Techsurf 2023 India's Premier Hackathon for Aspiring Software Engineers

MUMBAI, India – 28th June 2023 – Contentstack, the leading composable digital experience platform (DXP), is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated launch of Techsurf 2023, the fourth edition of its annual country-wide coding hackathon. This prestigious event aims to discover and recognize the brightest and most innovative software engineers across India.

Building on the success of Techsurf 2022, Contentstack is excited to unveil this year’s edition, which further solidifies its position as an influential force within the Indian tech community. Techsurf 2022 witnessed remarkable participation from over 11,500 talented individuals representing more than 1,200 prestigious institutes. Amongst fierce competition, four outstanding winners were celebrated, hailing from over 200 cities across the nation.

Techsurf 2023 promises to provide an unparalleled platform for aspiring software engineers to showcase their skills, connect with industry professionals, and explore promising career opportunities in the dynamic tech landscape. As a special incentive, the winners of this hackathon will receive attractive prizes, including a substantial cash reward and exclusive pre-placement interviews with Contentstack.

In the previous edition, Techsurf 2022 encompassed three exciting stages, including a quiz round, concept pitching, and a six-week-long coding task based on a challenging problem statement provided by the esteemed panel of judges. The competition was fierce, but the rewards made it all worthwhile. The winner was awarded a cash prize of ₹2 lakhs along with a coveted pre-placement interview. The first runner-up received a cash prize of ₹1 lakh and a pre-placement interview, while both the second and third runners-up received a cash prize of ₹50 thousand each, along with pre-placement interviews.

This year, in addition to the impressive rewards, the winners will have a unique opportunity to join Contentstack’s dynamic team as Associate Application Engineers, offering an attractive compensation package of up to ₹15 lakh. It’s a chance to work with a leading organization at the forefront of digital experience innovation.

Techsurf 2023 is set to be an exhilarating journey for India’s brightest software engineers, paving the way for their future success and contributions to the tech industry.

Commenting on the event, Nishant Patel, Founder & CTO at Contentstack, expressed his excitement, saying, “Techsurf has quickly become a flagship event for Contentstack, and we are thrilled to witness its growing popularity year after year. This hackathon provides a remarkable platform for young talent in India to showcase their skills and creativity, and we are eagerly looking forward to uncovering the next generation of brilliant software engineers.”

Vasu Kothamasu, Contentstack’s General Manager of India and Global Engineering Leader, added, “TechSurf is a testament to Contentstack’s commitment to fostering innovation and nurturing talent. As a pioneer and leader in the Composable Digital Experience Platform (DXP) category, Contentstack is dedicated to empowering young minds and shaping the future of software engineering in India.”

Techsurf 2023 registrations are now open, starting from Tuesday, June 20, 2023, until Sunday, July 9, 2023. To be a part of this thrilling hackathon, interested participants can visit the official event website to register and gain access to detailed information.