Mobile App Contest In Mpls To Award $50K In Prizes



By Kevin Mahony, Twin Cities Business

“Minneapolis is the host city for an event in November called MobCon, a mobile technology and strategy conference that features a mobile app development competition and Google’s vice president of North and South America as its keynote speaker.

This two-day annual event, which takes place at the Hilton Minneapolis on November 7 and 8, hopes to draw between 600 and 800 attendees from across the country to discuss and learn about mobile technologies and new industry practices.”

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MobDemo offering cash + dev prizes for Minnesota mobile apps


mobdemoIn conjunction with this years MobCon 2013 is MobDemo — mobile app demos by developers and entrepreneurs competing for up to $5k cash + $20k in development prizes.

“MobCon is the largest mobile conference in the upper Midwest and naturally that includes highlighting homegrown apps,” says MobDemo organizer Rory McCabe, who opened the application window this week.

MobDemo received 23 applicants last year, eight were chosen to demo and DoDrinks took home the grand prize.  This year, the prizes are as follows:

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