Here is the post I'm sure many of you have been waiting for: prizes!
We will have 3 "main" prizes, that all teams meeting our eligibility guidelines (http://git.to/rules) can win:
- Grand Prize ($2500 + all-expense paid trip to present your project to engineers at Google NYC)
- Second Place ($1500)
- Third Place ($1000)
And our other sweet awards:
- Audience Choice Award, sponsored by Twilio: $1000
- "Combining more than one seemingly disparate data sets that makes life easier in the most entertaining way”, sponsored by Comcast: $1000
- Student Choice Award, sponsored by First Round Capital: $1000
- Telemetry Hack, sponsored by Mozilla (more details here): $1000
- Top local team: Free tickets to Philly Startup Weekend
- Top Windows Phone 7 Apps: Windows Phone (top app), $250 Visa Gift Card (second app)
- Best Business Potential, sponsored by the Interactive Media Group: $300
- All teams using Mashery APIs: USB Drive Bottle Openers (talk to Amit)
And a to-be-announced prize of two iPads, sponsored by Color!