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Windows Startup Challenge

01.17.2013
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Are you ready to launch your Windows Store app at DEMO Mobile 2013?

If you have a Windows Store app idea, we want you to apply and compete for a chance to launch your app at DEMO Mobile on April 17th, 2013.

About the Challenge

This is a joint effort between Microsoft, Startup Weekend and DEMO to accelerate apps from prototype to development to launch.

It’s easy to enter the challenge

1. Submit app prototype! This can be a video, a slideshare presentation, screenshots, whatever as long as it hits on the judging criteria

2. Get votes! Once your app prototype is approved, tweet the link using #windowschallenge and share it to collect votes (50% of your score will be based on public voting)

Prizes

First Prize: Top team will receive a free trip to San Francisco to launch at DEMO Mobile on April 17th, 2013.

Second Prize: Top five teams will receive a marketing package to promote and launch the app

Third Prize: All semi-finalists will receive free design and technical support from experts

Entry Period

The entry period ends on January 29, 2013. Please submit a prototype of your app here.

Join The Windows Startup Challenge!

Official Rules

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