About the challenge

Using AI and the power of the Nylas APIs, let's create tools to help the world communicate better and be more productive.

Nylas securely powers email, calendar, and contacts integrations so you don’t waste months building out infrastructure. Our APIs unlock valuable insights from communications data, empowering companies to quickly launch email and scheduling solutions that drive more engaging customer experiences.

Our mission is to unlock humanity’s potential to work together. We provide simple tools to remove complexity when building embedded email and scheduling experiences, allowing world-class teams to think big, innovate, and build better products.

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What to Build

Build an application that uses both the Nylas SDK (Java, Ruby, Python, NodeJS) or the Nylas APIs and an Artificial Intelligence Tool.

  • This integration should enhance Nylas’ email, calendar, or scheduling features with AI capabilities. Copy-pasting prompt outputs manually is not allowed.

What to Submit

  • Include a video (should be less than 3 minutes) that demonstrates your submission. Videos must be uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook Video and made public.
  • Provide a URL to your public or private code repository.
    • Provide access by sharing it with testing@devpost.com and ash.a@nylas.com
    • The repository must include all relevant Project code and a README with thorough getting started instructions that allow viewers to test the project.
  • The completed submission form on Devpost before the deadline.
  • Please see the Official Rules for full details.

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$10,000 in prizes

1st Place

* $5,000 USD
* Virtual meeting with Nylas leadership
* Blog post featuring the winning submissions

Runner ups (5)

* $1,000 USD
* Virtual meeting with Nylas leadership
* Blog post featuring the winning submissions

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Ash Ryan Arnwine

Ash Ryan Arnwine
DevRel Director / Nylas

Isaac Nassimi

Isaac Nassimi
SVP Product / Nylas

John Jung

John Jung
VP of Engineering / Nylas

Chitresh Deshpande

Chitresh Deshpande
Senior Engineering Manager / Nylas

Judging Criteria

  • Quality of the Idea
    How creative and unique is the project?
  • Potential Impact
    How big of an impact could the project have on the Nylas community?
  • Technological Implementation
    Does the interaction between the Nylas API and AI tool demonstrate quality software development? Is the user experience and design of the project well thought out?

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