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Amway-Kony’ hackathon to harness creativity

Vasavi students promote digital innovations


Vasavi students promote digital innovations


Amway India and Kony Inc have hosted the first-ever hackathon for the students of Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad, to develop digital business solutions using their creativity and innovation.

As the country’s no.1 direct selling fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company, Amway jointly hosted the hackathon with Kony, the leading provider of digital application and low-code platform solutions.

The hackathon, held 19-21 July 2018, aims to harness the creativity of students to promote digital innovations and provide hands-on application development experience.

Commenting on the initiative, Amway CEO Anshu Budhraja said, “Amway has progressed significantly towards a ‘Digital first’ approach globally as well as in India.”

With a clear focus on digital innovations, the company has taken several initiatives to develop digital capabilities in the direction to benefit our customers and Amway direct sellers.

“We believe, Future is built from the future, Future is not built from the Past – and the new future would be amplified by the demographic dividend of around two thirds of India’s population under the age of 35 years.

Kony has been named a “Leader” among the top Digital Experience Development Platforms vendors in The Forrester Wave™: Digital Experience Development Platform, Q2 2018 report. Kony has also been recognized as a “Leader” in the IDC MarketScape: 2017 North American Mobile Banking and Payments report, with the highest rating for Mobile Banking capabilities. Kony is also a Callahan’s 2018 Innovation Series winner, and earned two top honors at the American Banker Digital Banking 2018 event: Runner Up for Best in Show and People’s Choice.

Amway India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amway with headquarters located in Ada, Michigan.

Kony is the fastest growing, cloud-based digital application and low-code platform solutions company, and a recognized industry leader among low code and mobile application development platform (MADP) providers.

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