2015 Sponsors, Supporters, & Partners
Local ISPs providing us Internet under the most difficult circumstances...
- Shiv Shakti, our venue
- ssdev e.V., for plenty of tools & locks
- mindgrep, for everything!
- Boards without Borders, for getting skateboards for us (pending)
- Network of the world, for spending us 2500 USD (pending), Thank you!
- NLnet, for spending additional 1000 EUR (pending), Thank you!
2014 Sponsors, Supporters, & Partners
Those are the ones we actually got (or will get) money from. Thank you very much!
Local ISP providing us Internet, Thank you very much!
Last but not least
- mindgrep – endless, deep and lovely support in just everything on site here in Dharamshala – Thanks so much for being there for us all this time! Mindgrep is included from the very first second: first cryptoparty in July 2013, conducted the congress-everywhere pre-event, founded the infinity hackbase which provides us space, got the domains, is!
- White Crane Trust
- Founded around the Dharamshala International Filmfestival, see http://diff.co.in. Godfathers of hillhacks, as they brought Akiba and sva together ;)
- Geeks in Dharamsala
- infinity hackbase in Rakkar - our headquarter on site
- Digital Dhasa mailinglist
- Many people out of the CCC crowd are supporting us infrastructure, hands and other help. (There is support especially from the perspective of http://events.ccc.de/ as sva already organized a lot ccc-events)
- http://null.co.in/ (especially the recently founded chapter dharamshala)
- wikimedia/wikipedia India
- http://makerfest.com (for making connections, spreading the good word :))
- Mozilla, especially with the webmaking programme
Partners for the pre-events
Those were helping us spreading the message, providing a venue for the pre-events etc. Thanks a lot!
- Makersasylum (Mumbai)
- Sarai Institute (Delhi)
- IITK (Kanpur)
- Centre for Internet and Society (Bangalore and Delhi)
- Hasgeek (Bangalore)
- Dalai Lama Institute for higher education (bangalore)
- Karkhana (Kathmandu)
- Entropia (Karlsruhe)
- IIT Madras (Chennai)
- Fablab (Ahmedabad)
Ideas and Connections
This is a list of other organisations that might be interesting to collaborate with. Please add more (would be also interesting to collect anyway for the upcoming years)
- Arduino India – http://local.arduino.cc/bangalore/
- Dalai Lama Center for Ethics at MIT
- jie, any news?
- in form of Lobsang they already know about
- the people there know about that but not official contact so far
- jagori and nishta, the NGOs in Rakkar
- http://bolobhi.org/about-us/ (Pakistan!)
- http://sflc.in/ - delhi, Software Freedom Law Centre
- http://hive.mozillaindia.org - Did Makerfare, but no updates since
- http://www.africahackon.com/ – founder seems to be in India, at least s/he posts on the null-mailinglist.
- http://www.itforchange.net/ – An India-based NGO working on information society theory and practice from the standpoint of equity, social justice and gender equality.
- http://fsmk.org - free software movement in bangalore, working across colleges and slums in Karnataka
- https://slumdweller.wikispaces.com/ - community computing initiative
- Contact kaspar in #hillhacks for chance to host a workcamp doing basic constuction work in Dharamshala