Disrupt San Francisco API details

Apriva CircleCI
Clover Network Dolby
Esri Ford Motor Company
IBM Watson Kinetise
Magnet MasterCard
Microsoft Qualcomm
Skyscanner Vinli
@WalmartLabs Weather Underground
Yammer Zalando SE


Apriva offers a dynamic choice of payments integration opportunities for mobile and web-based solution integrators through iOS and Android mobile SDKs, Web Services and XML. Through these secure integration channels, integrators have the ability to provide credit and debit card acceptance for swiped and manually-keyed transactions along with the ability to perform card-on-file transactions supporting recurring payment or subscription-based solutions. Key features include support for credit sale, partial authorization, convenience fee capture and refund. In addition, impactful documentation and sample applications simplifies development efforts and helps bring your solution to market faster. Integrating to Apriva provides the integrator with the ability to take advantage of the powerful and secure EMV-ready Apriva Payment Gateway, supporting several leading processors for authorization and settlement of many different payment methods, the integrators solution will have the ability to support a wide range of back-end merchant financial relationships. Apriva is the integrator’s strategic payments partner.


Reach us at: Patty Heit, on site contact, cell: 480-209-2481 - pheit@apriva.com


CircleCI is a scalable, hosted Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery service, that lets developers build, test, and deploy better code, faster.

Simply sign up with your GitHub account, follow your project, and set up your build and tests in no time. Then add automated deployments to your choice of production hosting provider to completely automate your workflow and maximize your productivity.


Reach us at: kevin@circleci.com

Clover Network

Clover is the open platform for brick-and-mortar commerce. As the fastest growing Point of Sale (POS) platform in the US, Clover offers developers the opportunity to reach merchants at scale. Clover is backed by First Data, a market leader processing roughly 50% of global card transactions across 6mm merchants. Make a difference and transform the way merchants run their business with time-saving, intuitive apps on the Clover App Market. Hundreds of App developers are building successful businesses on the Clover platform. Join them!

Sign up as a developer today: https://sandbox.dev.clover.com/developers

Reach us at: dev@clover.com or call Mark at 415-613-1286

Dolby Developer

For Android users, we'd like participants to use the Dolby Audio API within their projects. When the Application with Dolby is played on a Dolby enabled device, the audio will sound amazing. For Web Developers, we'd like participants to encode their multimedia assets in Dolby Digital Plus and Feature detect for supported Browsers

Android Developers: (Please Register First): http://developer.dolby.com/tools-tech.aspx#android

Web Developers: encoding.com to encode in DD+ and https://github.com/DolbyDev/Browser_Feature_Detection

Reach us at: @DolbyDev


Best use of Esri ArcGIS mapping technology wins $5,000 prize ($2500 cash, plus $2500 ArcGIS Online subscription). ArcGIS is the Location Platform for Apps. Quickly add geo to your apps using Esri's online services and SDKs. Develop in the API of your choice and deploy on any device.

Sign-up for a free developer account at http://developers.arcgis.com using voucher, DISRUPTSF15. Our Developer Accounts provide you access to ready-to-use content (points of interest, demographics etc), Geofencing (Geotrigger Service), Directions & routing, Spatial Analysis, Offline support, Visualization, Geocoding, Imagery, and more.

View documentation here: https://developers.arcgis.com/documentation/

Stop by Esri’s table during the event to learn more. We will have full stack developers’ onsite to support your hacks into the wee hours of the night!

Reach us at: startups@esri.com, @EsriStartups

Ford Motor Company

Are you developing for wearables? Just like everyone else? C’mon that’s too easy. Challenge yourself on something bigger…like a car! Join the FordDev team at the Disrupt SF hackathon and build a Driveable with SYNC AppLink. Use real time vehicle data such as GPS, Fuel Level, Oil Life, and Seat Belts Status to create an app with cool features that take advantage of the all new SYNC 3 system.


Reach us at: forddev@ford.com

IBM Watson

IBM Watson is the world's leading Cognitive Computing platform. The Watson Developer Cloud offers a variety of services for building cognitive apps. With innovative APIs including everything from Cognitive Expansion to Concept Extraction, Personality Insights and now the Alchemy API, IBM Watson is ready to help you build a smarter planet.

IBM Bluemix enables organizations and developers to quickly and easily create, deploy, and manage applications on the cloud. Bluemix is an implementation of IBM’s Open Cloud Architecture based on Cloud Foundry, an open source Platform as a Service (PaaS). Bluemix delivers enterprise-level services that can easily integrate with your cloud applications without you needing to know how to install or configure them.


Reach us at: @Michael_Ludden

IBM Bluemix API

Bluemix enables organizations and developers to quickly and easily create, deploy, and manage applications on the cloud. Bluemix is an implementation of IBM’s Open Cloud Architecture based on Cloud Foundry, an open source Platform as a Service (PaaS). Bluemix delivers enterprise-level services that can easily integrate with your cloud applications without you needing to know how to install or configure them.

IBM Watson / Bluemix Hackathon Category

Have a great idea on how you can build with Watson? Exercise your skills and creativity by creating a cognitive app using Watson on Bluemix. Leverage the latest in self-learning technology and get the chance to win a GoPro!! Participate in the IBM Watson and Bluemix category to: • Get hands-on with Watson capabilities; • Develop an app powered by artificial intelligence; • Give your hack team a competitive advantage; • Increase your chances of ending up on the winners’ stage


Kinetise is the only tool that let you build a powerful native mobile apps in under 24h. Application is created using drag&drop no-coding editor, which offers a lot of features, full design-freedom and allows for integrations with external, RESTful backend services. Beside a rich set of popular services supported out-of-the-box like Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube, Kinetise may integrate with custom backends as long as they comply with a set of general principles, called AlterAPI. Once the app is designed, it takes under 2 minutes to transform the project into native application that you can try out and showcase immediately on your iPhone or Android handset. We strongly encourage all of you to familiarize with our tool before the event and drop us any question you may have to fully take advantage of this possibility of materializing your mobile app idea.

View documentation here: http://disrupthackathon.kinetise.com

Reach us at: email: support@kinetise.com skype: tomasz.paczesny.kinetise


Magnet Message is a powerful, open source mobile communication framework enabling real-time user engagement for your iOS and Android mobile apps. Magnet Message has the features you need to add better, more personalized interactions to apps. For this hackathon, you can leverage our cloud-hosted Sandbox and mobile SDKs for Android and iOS supporting the following capabilities: 1-to-1 and 1-to-many chat, push notifications, public forums, private discussion groups, and more!


Reach us at: Shannph Wong- Shannph.wong@magnet.com


A family of about 20 APIs relating to taking payments on a website (Simplify Commerce), an e-wallet (MasterPass), some location-based APIs, some fraud prevention and other APIs. REST and SDKs are available.


Reach us at: Visit the MasterCard booth at the hackathon for 24x7 support.


Microsoft Outlook

Contacts, calendar, mail, groups, web hooks, and more – Outlook REST APIs and Add-ins let you easily build on the content in mailboxes and integrate into Outlook UI. Our REST APIs and Add-ins work with Outlook, Office 365, and Outlook.com. For documentation, see http://dev.outlook.com

Two ways to be eligible. Build a compelling scenario:

  • Using Outlook REST APIs
  • Or build an Outlook add-in

Judging Criteria Categories:

  • User value. Submissions, which solve big problems will be ranked highest. Bonus points for Outlook.com consumer scenarios.
  • Feasibility. The more feasible the solution is to deploy to users, the better.
  • Use of Outlook platform. Submissions which heavily use REST APIs, or build an add-in will be considered top for this category.

We’ll provide developer accounts for Outlook.com. Your own accounts will not work… yet!


  • 1st place - $3000
  • 2nd place - $1500
  • 3rd place - $500

Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 offers a powerful platform for developers to build custom experiences inside and outside of Office 365. Office 365 REST APIs and Add-ins enable developers to easily integrate and customize the Office client UI, and build on the content found in files, mail, contacts, calendar, social groups, and more. For documentation, see http://dev.office.com/getting-started

There are two ways to be eligible for this contest. Build a compelling scenario:

  • Using Office 365 REST APIs (excluding Mail/Calendar/Contacts)
  • Or by building an Office add-in for Word/PowerPoint/Excel

Judging Criteria Categories:

  • User value. Submissions, which solve the biggest user problems will be ranked highest in this category.
  • Feasibility. In this category, the more applicable the solution is to the widest variety of users the higher it will be ranked.


  • 1st place - $3000
  • 2nd place - $1500
  • 3rd place - $500

Reach us at: @richdizz, ridize@microsoft.com


Build a multimedia rich IOT application with the DragonBoard™ 410c, featuring Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 410 processor. There’ll be 3 prizes for teams that make the most of the multimedia capabilities, which include PC-class graphics support, 1080p HD video playback and capture with H.264 (AVC) and advanced image processing:


Reach us at: Arlenr@qti.qualcomm.com


Hack RICOH's newest 360 degree camera, the RICOH THETA S, announced this month but not shipping to customers until end of October. Perfect timing for early access for TechCrunch DISRUPT hackathon participants. YouTube and Google Street Views now fully support 360 images and videos.

The RICOH THETA API v2 is compliant with Open Spherical Camera (OSC) API Version 1.0 from Google, plus extended to accommodate the RICOH THETA original functions. Official documentation, forums, and unofficial guide all available.


Reach us at: ricohtheta360@oppkey.com , https://developers.theta360.com/en/forums/


SAIFE’s turn-key identity and data security SDK enables you to avoid the vulnerabilities of untrusted networks and threats to your customers' identity and data, with minimal impact to the development and deployment life cycles. Devices and servers automatically and mutually authenticate and can share data securely from behind closed firewalls. Blast data through secure store-and-forward services, real-time data streams, or keep it encrypted and stored locally. Rapid provisioning of new devices; rapid revocation of lost or stolen devices. Patented zero-knowledge password reset with no loss of data. Manage your population via web interface or API. Build on Android, iOS, Linux, and OS X with Java and C++. Get started now with sample code, documentation, and the Getting Started guide. Registration required at SAIFE's site. Software is free for developers. Protect both your brand identity and your customers with the SAIFE SDK!


Reach us at: sarah.yost@saifeinc.com


The Skyscanner API is composed of services that can be used either individually, to add travel search functionality to an existing product, or combined, to build a fully-fledged travel search product.

-The Live Pricing Service returns all the flights available for a specific route and dates, with a direct link to the booking web site. -Browse Cache Service is the fastest way of browsing flights and should be used for comparing multiple destinations, origins and/or dates. -The Car Hire Service can be used to retrieve available cars from a range of car hire providers, for a specific pickup and dropoff airport, and specific dates and times. -The Hotels Service can be used to get a list of hotels from a range of providers, for a specific location and dates.

Sign up for an API key here

Documentation: https://github.com/Skyscanner/api-documentation

Reach us at: David Low, david.low@skyscanner.net, Skype:david.d.low, Twitter:@daviddlow


Build cutting-edge apps for cars with our advanced connected car platform.

Drive your app with the best. We’re backed by top-tier partners like Samsung and First Round Capital.

Go to http://dev.vin.li to create and market apps to millions of drivers with our in-car device, SDK and consumer marketing channels.

  • Get telemetry. Know what the vehicle is doing.
  • Rate driving risk automatically. Which route is least risky given my driving patterns?
  • Build event-based apps. Fuel light on? Show the closest gas stations sorted by price. Detect collisions and automatically notify help.
  • Build interactive apps. Based on vehicle data and geofences, build automation into your apps and create something awesome.
  • Deal with problems. Engine light on? Automatically notify roadside assistance with car diagnostic codes.

Talk to us @vinlidev or disrupt@vin.li. We’re giving support before the event and 24/7 when it’s showtime.

Best use of Vinli's APIs wins $2500 plus a skydiving trip with Vinli + a Vinli device for each team member. Join us for adventure time!

Start at http://dev.vin.li Docs: http:/docs.vin.li

Reach us at: @blakeburris, @anakkurt


We have an extensive public REST API at @WalmartLabs, and all you need is a free key to access it. We have wrappers in Node, Ruby and Java. Our node wrapper is isomorphic, so it works well on the server as well as in a Cordova or React Native application. Our APIs give you access to a world of information about our products and stores. You can lookup products by UPC, search by keyword, get stores by GPS, even get lists of rollback and clearance items. Our food items return a wealth of nutritional information that you can use in a health application. We have even provided starter applications in Express, HAPI and Cordova.


Reach us at: Jack Herrington JHerrington@walmartlabs.com

Weather Underground

RESTful API for global weather information


Reach us at: tim.roche@weather.com


The Yammer Platform consists of a set of open APIs and tools that enable you to bring Yammer’s social services to your application.


Reach us at: yammerplatform@microsoft.com

Zalando SE

Zalando.com is Europe’s leading online fashion platform – a publicly traded company operating in 15 markets with more than 9,000 employees. Our innovative technologists have built a highly scalable platform with 16.4m active customers and 135m site visits per month, using open source and cutting-edge technologies such as Scala, Go, Cassandra, Clojure, and React.js. We work in small, agile, autonomous teams and follow principles that enable us to produce the most delightful shopping experiences possible.

Zalando's public Fashion Feed API offers you access to the personal fashion streams of a specific user (e.g. newest products of loved brands, recommended products, recommended brands and more). Furthermore, it enables you to create entirely new experiences based on the user’s fashion preferences. You can customize styles, optimise the Fashion Feed, or even use it to find dates based on your sense of fashion. Truly stylish!


Reach us at: Twitter: @AntonZarutsky // Skype: anton.zarutsky // Devpost: antonZ