Are you an app developer that is looking to get seed money to start with a new idea? Do you already have an app that you are wanting to learn how to market, monetize and create a brand for? Looking to connect with other developers like yourself and create contacts in the community? Then the App Nation Conference in San Fransisco is for you! As an Android Guys reader, you can get 30% off your registration fee, read on after the break to find out more, including how you can win up to $12,500!
That number wasn’t a typo, as a developer, you could actually win that much cake by entering the App Nation “Pimp My App” Contest, built around the hit J.J. Abrams television show, Fringe. Here is the quote from the contest:
Do You have what it takes to build the coolest app on the planet for one of the coolest television shows on the planet?? Your assignment is simple: Create the coolest, groundbreaking, mindbending app for the Fox hit show “Fringe” and pocket a cool 10 large along the way. It costs nothing to enter, we have some cool official “Fringe” assets to get you started, and, other than that, you are limited only by your imagination.
In addition to this $10,000 cash prize, the City of San Fransisco is offering an additional $2,500 for the best app developed for them! Here is the info on it:
So the most popular visitor destination in the world is challenging YOU to build an equally fabulous visitor app. Can you deliver? Can you capture the beauty, character, charm, history, culture and major coolness that is San Francisco? Think arts and culture; diverse neighborhoods; food and wine; sustainable travel and an ever-evolving urban experience. The world will be watching — and downloading — and the people at the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau, whose job is to make everyone love San Francisco even more, will be looking for something extra special. So bring your A-game skills and blow their minds. You are limited only by your creative imagination and San Francisco is your canvas. Hack on!
Here are some details that you need to know about the contest:
- DEADLINE for entry is September 3
- Open to developers 18 years or older; must be legal US resident
- Open to developers of both iPhone and Android
- Fringe contest: $10K prize
- City of SF Visitors and Convention Bureau: $2500 prize
Not a bad haul for taking the time to show your creativity! Along with the “Pimp My App” contest, the conference is chock full of keynote speakers with the intention of education the developer corps on how to both market and monetize their work in app development. There are literally dozens of breakout sessions that are built to focus in on your needs. You can see the complete schedule by clicking here
The list of speakers is HUGE, you can go here to see the whole list!
If all that sounds good to you, we have one more thing to sweeten the deal for you to make the decision to go, Android Guys readers get 30% off their registration fees! Use the code MHFC30 and get 30% off a full conference registration.
Android Guy Ray Walters will be there on the ground, and is looking forward to meeting as many Android Guys readers as he can, make a point to find him during the conference!