realme PaySa UPI Hackathon

1743 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 5

This campaign is over.

idea phase
starts on:
Feb 09, 2020, 10:30 PM
ends on:
Mar 10, 2020, 01:25 PM
Detailed Solution Phase
starts on:
Mar 16, 2020, 07:30 AM
ends on:
May 05, 2020, 01:25 PM

Hackathon Format

I am eager to participate, rules of the game kya hai?

Any Indian resident or entity registered in India can participate. The size of the team registering for the event should not exceed 5 members and once you enter the contest, teams cannot change the members.

The hackathon has three phases.

Phase 1: Submit that crazy idea by 10th Mar 2020

Register for the challenge and submit your idea with the following minimum information. At this stage you need to keep it short, simple and attract our attention!

Click here to download the Idea Submission PPT Template, based on which you have to make your idea submission PPT.


Possible description

Problem Statement

What are you going to solve?

Idea Title

What's the big idea?

Idea Description

What are you building in order to solve the big problem? Who are its competitors and how is your solution different from the rest?

User Scenarios

Where can the solution be used? Give a brief description of a few core user scenarios where your solution can fit? Who is the intended audience for your solution? What will be the impact & effectiveness of the solution?

Team Composition

Background of team and who does what?


Have you ever participated in such a competition before? Have you developed any software/ application before? Do you have payments experience before?


Any other information (PDFs, Video etc.)

50 Teams that manage to get our attention, have a disruptive idea, show a committed team and are willing to co-implement will be invited to the next round. Announcement of shortlisted teams will be made on 15th Mar’20.

We will visit the following cities for Q & A sessions & interactions with you. We would love to have a coffee with you, talk about your innovation and provide clarifications. If you can’t make it, you can join us in one of the webinars.






21st February 2020

WeWork, Chromium, JVLR, next to L&T flyover, Raje Sambhaji Nagar, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076

2PM - 3PM


24th February 2020

WeWork, Rajapushpa Summit, nanakramguda road, Financial District, Manikonda, Hyderabad, Telangana

5PM - 6PM


25th February 2020

WeWork, The Pavilion, Church St, Haridevpur, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

5PM - 6PM

Delhi /Gurgaon

26th February 2020

Realme Office, Tower B, Building No, 8, DLF Cyber City, DLF Phase 2, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122002

6PM - 7PM


Webinar Registration Link


22nd February 2020

4pm - 5pm

Phase 2: Shortlisted teams to submit detailed solution by 5th May‘20

Now time to get into the details and let us know your idea, plans and technology platform. The submission should contain the following details at the minimum and in PowerPoint format (not more than 15 slides):

Click here to download the Detailed Solution PPT Template, based on which you have to make your detailed solution PPT.

  • Detailed solution / user journey
  • Technical & architectural details
  • What do you need from us to make the solution live?
  • Core tech stack: Frameworks, technology and platforms to build your solution
  • Optional: Any other information / document
  • Please do talk about your innovation

The top 5 teams will be announced on May 11, 2020 and all the participating teams will receive a certificate of participation & Thank You from us.

Phase 3: Prototype Presentation (online on 25th June‘20)

The 5 Shortlisted teams will get (if required) technical, compliance & other know-how support from realme paySa, NPCI and HDFC Bank for developing a solid prototype. It’s time to take the dream very close to reality and we will help you get there with each team having a mentor for 4 weeks.

Participants can access the UPI APIs through NPCI API accelerator available at

The finalists are expected to present the following during the final presentation:

  • Working prototype of your idea
  • A presentation deck to pitch your solution
  • Source Code

All the 5 teams will be awarded a certificate of merit from us and an acknowledgement of your efforts.

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