Thomson Reuters opens API for StreetApps Challenge with $25,000 in cash and prizes for mobile developers


Thomson Reuters StreetsApp ChallengeInternational information company Thomson Reuters recently took an innovative step outside the cube onto the streets for directions towards their next mobile move.  The StreetApps Challenge officially commenced last Tuesday and will tap the global talent pool for useful, high-quality and visually appealing mobile financial applications-crowdsourced competition style.

StreetApps Challenge submissions will be accepted through June 25th before a judging period of July 9th through August 19th.  The winners will be announced on September 7th with a cumulative $25,000 in cash and prizes awarded to four distinct winners.  The first place winner will receive $15,000 cash and an 16gb iPad ($499);  all four winners will featured on the Thomson Reuters Jumbotron in NYC.