With over 650 votes cast, Social+ has won the $1,000 Student Choice Award.
Congratulations also to BeerSnob for a strong second place showing.
Thanks to First Round Capital for sponsoring the award and to the Undergraduate Assembly for helping spread the word. Make sure to check out the full list of participants for PennApps 2011 here.
Voting for the student choice award is open! You can see videos, descriptions, and websites for the 40 teams who presented, at http://vote.2011f.pennapps.com/. Any college student is eligible to vote, and you can vote for as many teams as you choose.
PennApps teams - if you have not yet sent us a 140 character description (and a website, if you have one), you should do so now by emailing Pulak.
Voting closes on Friday, at 6 PM!
Thanks to everyone for participating! We were incredibly impressed by the quality of the hacks presented during demos this afternoon. We will have videos and descriptions of teams posted online ASAP so we can begin the student choice award voting.
While you wait, here is a list of all winners from today:
Grand Prize ($2500, sponsored by Venmo + all-expense paid trip to present your project to engineers at Google NYC): µWave - Kevin Conley, Varun Sampath, Benjamin Shyong, Teddy Zhang,
Second Place ($1500): Class Grapher - Alex Rattray, Greg Terrono
Third Place ($1000): PennMeet- Nathan Fraenkel, Jason Lucibello, Boris Treskunov, Dan Zhang
Most Creative (iPad, sponsored by Color): SlamWhale - Andrew Jaeger, Dan Mundy, Devon Peticolas, Bilal Quadri
Most Creative, Honorable Mention ($250): Commit Logs from Last Night - Abe Stanway
Most Amusing app ($1000, sponsored by Comcast): KaraokeJS - Bezhou Feng, Thomas Ly, Eric O'Brien, David Wang
Top Windows Phone 7 App (Windows Phone + $250 Visa Gift Card, sponsored by Microsoft): Social+ - Jinyan Cao, Dan Trujillo, Stefan Zhelyazkov
"Doing Backend Yourself Sucks" award - top CloudMine apps (Free year of CloudMine): PennMeet; Dine 'N' Dash - Dalton Banks, Natalie Gravier, Nicholas McGill, Michael Rivera
Best Business Potential ($300, sponsored by the Interactive Media Group): Konexion - Lauren Frazier, Zachary Wasserman
Audience Choice Award, First Place ($1000, sponsored by Twilio): Beer Snob - Kyle Hardgrave, Jennie Shapira, Dave Sharples, Kevin Shen
Audience Choice Award, Second Place (Google TV, sponsored by Google): SmileTube - Eric Berdinis, Cris Feo, Jeff Kiske, Benjamin Perez
Audience Choice Award, Third Place (Google TV, sponsored by Google): PennMeet
Dude, They Totally Should Have Won a Prize (iPad, sponsored by Color): Moody - Sam Appelbaum, Ryan Gormley, Eliot Kaplan, Gary Menezes
Here is the presentation order (chosen randomly). Presentations will start at 2 in Heilmeier Hall (Towne 100).
If your team is not here, let us know. If you need to go at a particular time, let us know. (Email us, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Tick Talk
- Guilt by Association
- Penn Schedule Scrambler
- Beer Snob
- Let's Settle This
- Commit Logs from Last Night
- Let's Play!
- Super Tumblr Search
- Mobile Casino
- Prince of Thieves
- Magic Dateball (did not present)
- Dine 'n' Dash
- Penn Course Planner
- Let's Do Stuff
- Social Ranking