Note: Shortlisted teams of HDFCLife mobility hack has been announced and an email communication has been sent to all the shortlisted teams regarding the same.

Are You Ready to Disrupt the Insurance Industry in just 24 Hours?

If you look around, technology is increasingly playing a huge role in our everyday lives, to the extent that new and revolutionary business models are being rolled out, led majorly by technological advancements. We have moved from all paper format to online, from cumbersome branch visits to self-service, and from intuitions to insights. But we don't want to stop here. We want to improve the way we serve our customers, we want a better way to sell our products, we want to design new products that our customers actually need. In each of these, technology plays a big role.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join the HDFC Life Hackathon to compete in developing innovative solutions to solve real problems and create great opportunities for differentiation.

So, put on your thinking caps and come up with ways of making Life Insurance interesting for people. You can create mobile themes, develop web apps or SDKs. We are changing the way we think in our organization and want you to be a part of driving this change.

And what's even better? You get to use the IBM Bluemix platform to build your product. Innovation is at its height with IBM Bluemix.

Bluemix is IBM's open platform for building enterprise applications tailored for your industry. Use our open source code on Bluemix, then pair it with services and apps to enhance and expand your application. With developer-centric compute models, instant access to over 150 services – including ones that facilitate modern architecture and delivery practices around mobile, microservices, DevOps and continuous delivery – Bluemix makes it easier to ship powerful, high-quality software every day.

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Tech Tips

Our technology partner, Microsoft, has put together a set of handy tools to help accelerate your progress through this hackathon. You can, of course, use the tools of your choice. If you would like to receive free cloud credits worth $100, write to, write to and mention the name of your team.

  • Data Science challenge:
  • From Machine Learning to Data Visualization, you have a variety of options:

  1. Azure Machine Learning Studio
  2. Cortana Intelligence Suite & Cortana Intelligence Gallery
  3. Power BI and Power BI Embedded

To learn how to add some “wow” factor to your project, attend the QuickStart session on 28th Jan by Gandhali Samant, Senior Tech Evangelist, Microsoft.

About Company

HDFC Life is a leading long-term life insurance solutions provider in India, offering a range of individual and group insurance solutions that meet various customer needs such as Protection, Pension, Savings, Investment and Health. Customers have the added advantage of customising plans, by adding optional benefits called riders, at a nominal price. As on November 30th, 2016, the Company has 29 individual and 9 group products in its portfolio, along with 8 optional rider benefits catering to a diverse range of customer needs.

We promote high integrity in business practices and shun short cuts and unethical practices, as we aspire to the most trusted company, the easiest to deal with and offer the best value for money. Since our inception, we have consistently focused on setting benchmarks in all aspect of insurance business.

HDFC Life continues to benefit from having a wide reach with 398 HDFC Life offices in India and 12,000+ distributor touch-points. The Company has a strong base of Financial Consultants.

HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited ('HDFC Life' / ‘Company’) is a joint venture between HDFC Ltd., India’s leading housing finance institution and Standard Life, a global investment company.

For more information, please visit our website, . You may also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, and Google+.


Participants are free to build projects of their own choosing, not restricted to the below themes. The projects should be targeted at growing revenue, margin and differentiation for HDFC Life. Hacks will be purely judged on the basis of the technical competence combined with the business value being added.

May the best Hack win!



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Main Prizes
1st Prize
INR 150000
2nd Prize
INR 100000
3rd Prize
INR 50000

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