Build the future of conversations on WhatsApp

17 July 2023 - 11 October 2023

Join forces with other tech enthusiasts at the ADA Business Messaging Hackathon 2023, and you could win prizes worth up to USD 27,500.

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Welcome to the Most Exciting Hackathon of 2023

The ADA Business Messaging Hackathon aims to bring together the brightest minds, innovative thinkers, and passionate individuals in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia to build chatbot solutions powered by WhatsApp to transform how businesses engage with their customers.

When is the hackathon?

Round 1 (Online): 17 July 2023 – 11 September 2023 


Save your spot by registering your team and discuss with your teams for ideas!

Submission of ideas

When ready, choose the problem statement you would like to solve and start submitting your ideas!

Round 2 (Online): 18 September 2023 – 2 October 2023 

Idea Development

400 ideas will be shortlisted to develop their ideas further.

Round 3 (Online): 2 October 2023 – 5 October 2023


20 shortlisted teams will be invited to build their WhatsApp chatbot solutions with our platform and to present it to our panel of judges virtually.

Round 4 (to be announced): 11 October 2023


The top 10 teams will present their WhatsApp chatbot solutions to our panel of judges at a venue in Malaysia, Singapore or Indonesia. The exact venue will be updated soon.

How to participate?

Step 1

Register your team & choose your problem statement to solve!

Step 2

Understand the problem statements hereRead the rules & submission guidelines here.

Step 3

Submit our ideas & stand a chance to win prizes.

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