Here’s a chance for developers all over the world to submit their existing apps to the Softonic powered Better LIfe App Challenge. Submissions are free with the apps only needing to fit into one of the following eight themes – Personal Goals, Lifelong Learning, Work-Life Balance, Better Life At Work, Respect, Collaboration, Privacy and Safety.
On October 21st the incubation period ended with the online open call beginning three days later with a submission deadline of November 14.
A community of over a 140 developers was soon connected worldwide, some working together to finalize projects and others entering complete projects into the challenge. During this time participants had access to free mentoring, webinars, lectures and various materials to keep improving their apps and its implementation – the goal being that by the end of incubation a viable product would be created.
The Better Life App Challenge began after a fast paced Hackathon at Barcelona’s Mobile World Centre this past July, 10 projects immediately signing up to continue their work via online incubation platforms powered by dotopen.
A jury of industry experts will choose the best applications to compete at a grand final event to be held on December 13th at the Antiga Fabrica Estrella Damm in Barcelona, Spain. The top three apps will spilt 10,000 US in cash as well as Softonic providing promotional rewards and app acceleration for select apps.
Winners will receive an app promotion through getting exposure to Softonic’s 100M unique monthly users in addition to receiving Social Media promotion (1M Facebook fans), Promotion via corporate channels AND Promotional email sent to 2M email subscribers. Winners will also be considered for a partnership and acceleration program with Softonic consisting of launchingthe app to the world by tapping into Softonic’s growth hacking, product development and monetization expertize
Full prizes break down here
The three best apps will receive the following prize money:
1st Prize: 5.000 USD
2nd Prize: 3.000 USD
3rd Prize: 2.000 USD