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Tendril Sponsors Hack Battle at the Next Web Conference to Drive Consumer Engagement Applications for Energy Management

Company Opens Platform and Provides APIs to European Developer Community

Boulder, Colo. and AMSTERDAM, Netherlands—April 18, 2012—Tendril, the provider of the cloud platform for the Energy Internet, is a sponsor and API partner at The Next Web Kings of Code Hack Battle, taking place from April 25-26 at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. At the event, application developers will have the chance to build on Tendril’s cloud-based platform,Tendril Connect™.

Who: Kent Dickson, CTO at Tendril, and a number of other senior engineers at Tendril
What: A competition to encourage development of energy management apps to drive consumer engagement and derive more value from Smart Grid and energy efficiency devices and programs
Where: The Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
When: April 25 – April 26, 2012

Other companies providing consumer engagement platform APIs include Dropbox, Facebook and Spotify.

Media interested in attending The Next Web Kings of Code Hack Battle can register at

The Tendril Connect platform is an open, secure, extensible cloud platform that enables standards-based communications to support millions of networked devices, immense amounts of data and intelligence, enable remote management capabilities, and support an emerging marketplace of new services.

Tendril has a robust and growing community of application developers building on its Tendril Connect platform, with more than 350 application developers creating apps on its application developer web site,

Tendril team members will be on hand at the Hack Battle to answer questions and demonstrate Tendril’s consumer engagement and cloud-based technology. Registration is full, but developers interested in being added to the waiting list should visit:

Application developers who aren’t attending The Next Web Hack Battle, but would like to develop through the Tendril Connect Application Developer Program, can register here:, or visit Tendril’s Application Developer Website at