“We want to identify and support mobile developers pursuing new and interesting products,” says MobDemo organizer Jeremy Como. “It’s a unique opportunity to showcase what’s up and coming in Minnesota’s mobile startups.”
Specifically, the prizes are as follows:
- First Place: A cash prize of $5,000 plus $20,000 credit towards additional mobile development from MentorMate.
- Second Place: $15,000 credit towards additional mobile development from MentorMate.
- Third Place: $10,000 credit towards additional mobile development from MentorMate.
Applications for MobDemo are accepted through October 12th, and from there eight contestants will be selected / announced on October 17th in advance of the conference. The final winners will be determined 100% by crowdsourced voting on the spot; last years MobDemo winner was At-Scene’s iCrimeFighter app, preceded by DoDrinks in 2012.
MobCon is a two-day annual event at the Hilton Minneapolis on November 7 and 8 that convenes hundreds of mobile minds from across the country to learn about mobile technologies and industry practices. Early bird registration to the conference ends Monday and organizers are offering 20% off tickets using discount code “TECHdotMN”