Submit an Idea for Smartphone App Camp, Skopje

Deadline:November 10th
Open to: app developers and mobile start-ups interested in commercial mobile applications
Venue: Skopje Fair – Skopje, Republic of Macedonia from 30 November to 2 December 2012

Description

Mobile AppCamp is a 72-hour mobile application development event where participants will learn, design, develop and launch commercial mobile applications for smartphones with all operating systems. The camp brings together developers and mobile start-ups with experienced experts and successful entrepreneurs in a creative and productive environment where the new generation of mobile applications will be launched.

Under the initiative of ECAbit (Eastern European and Central Asian Business Incubators and Technology Parks Network, part of the global incubators network of infoDev, the Mobile AppCamp  will help developers and mobile start-ups explore the benefits of working in multicultural teams to develop commercial mobile applications with a potential for successful penetration on the global market. They will work under intensive mentorship by domestic and foreign experts. For more information about these mentors see HERE.

The camp program is set to foster the creation of innovative mobile applications with potential to grow into the new generation of self-sustaining mobile startups. Mobile AppCamp will last from 30 November to 2 December 2012 in Skopje, Macedonia. The event is organized by Youth Entrepreneurial Service (YES) Foundation and Swedish Trade Council.

Teams will present their app mockup at the end of day three before the official jury of the camp. Each team will have the opportunity to explain why their app is the best and why millions will download it. The best teams chosen by the jury will be awarded.

This event is free of charge, but a limited number of participants will be selected to join the camp. Reimbursement (up to €150 gross amount) per participant to covering travel and accommodation costs will be awarded to the best participants. An internal jury formed by the organizers will evaluate all applications and will award reimbursement of the travel and accommodation costs to the best applications. Food and beverages will be provided for all participants.

Registration

Mobile developers and mobile start-ups will participate at the event. All participants need to submit the online registration form available HERE, of which the organizers will select the best to attend the event. All participants will have to form teams of at least 2 and at most 5 persons. Without a team entrants can register their idea and form team later at the event. Teams that already have an application in development but not yet been launched can also attend Mobile AppCamp.

All participants need to have their own laptop to work on. Working materials will be provided by the organization.

The jury will use the following criteria for selecting participants:
  • innovative background;
  • suggested business model;
  • the problem the app solves;
  • potential for growth.

For questions and more information, contact Mobile AppCamp:

ul 16-ta Makedonska Brigada br 13B (Postal Box 776)
1001 Skopje
Republic of Macedonia

[email protected] +389 (0) 2 3103 660; +389 (0) 2 3103 665

You may also ask questions using the form at the original website’s contact page.

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