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Windows 8 Apps for Social Good contest w/ ,000 in prizes!
Calling all developers, hackers, social do-gooders, and activists: want to develop Windows 8 apps for social good? Well, you’re in luck – the Microsoft Windows 8 Contest is ON!
Microsoft has teamed up with NetSquared to support you in generating apps for nonprofits and activists on the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Marketplaces. The Contest is about YOUR great ideas and projects, and we’re here with tools, resources, and incentive prizes to get (and keep) you going.
Learn more and enter your Windows 8 app into the contest at bit.ly/XcgyQH
What is an app for “social good”?
An app (or other good or service) that is designed to benefit to the general public and doesn’t solely exist to provide the maximum possible return to shareholders. Some classic examples of social good are: clean water, literacy, food security, healthy and safe environment and digital inclusion, among many others. For the purposes of this contest, we’re accepting apps on any topic within TechSoup’s Hacker Helper Wiki.
What are the prizes?
There are 3 categories of prizes:
•Best Overall Windows 8 App wins ,000
•Best Overall Windows 8 Phone App wins ,000
•People’s Choice App wins ,000
Ready to get started? Here’s how to proceed:
1. Check out the Contest Page for all the details
2. Add your app to the NetSquared project gallery
3. Enter your project into the contest
•Project submissions: November 5 – February 28
•Public voting: March 1 – March 15
•Winners announced: March 25
You can find more information, including participant criteria and other “fine print” details here.
Show the world how a great idea, a few lines of code, and Windows 8 can change lives for the better.
A representative from Equifax invited me to enter this contest they are having because she thought my videos were geared towards their topics of interest. I was very excited to put together something to help out anyone looking for some extra ways to save money. If I end up being a “finalist” or even the “winner” of this competition, it would be completely unexpected, as I anticipate lots of excellent videos being submitted, however, who wouldn’t be excited to hear that type of good news?!? lol Check out the details if you or someone you know is interested. 🙂 blog.equifax.com Video Rating: 5 / 5
He’s up for Popular Choice Award and voting ends Aug 14 9 AM PST… it takes about 3 minutes, The contest is sponsored by Let’s Move and the USDA
Together we can create a healthier future for all children.Over 2000 schools and 40,000 parents use the games to teach children about eating healthy and being active. If he wins more children and families will discover his fun nutrition games. They are all free and available in English or Spanish.
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