Attention Developers: Win up to $10,000 in the BlackBerry Green Application Challenge

By Kevin Michaluk on 17 Mar 2010 02:11 pm
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Green App Challenge

If you're a developer looking to put your skills to good use and maybe win some money while doing it, you're in luck. The Ryerson Entrepreneurship Green Team in association with Research In Motion and the BlackBerry Partners Fund are holding the first annual BlackBerry Green Application Challenge. They are looking for new applications that will be listed in App World. The basis of the contest is to create an app that solves a common environmental issue within a company. The challenge is open now and runs through April 14th. The winning app developer can receive up to $10,000 and a BlackBerry Storm 9530. Two runners up will receive $1,000 and a 9530. If you think you can make it happen, head over to bbappchallenge.com for more info and full contest details.

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9 comments

rdy78

this could be very interesting to see what people will come up with...

dpizzo

How about an app that completely disables Al gore's private jet, therefore forcing him to no longer be a hypocrite.

robnhl

A 9530? Is this contest from 2009?

valorian

They must be using this to get rid of old stock of 9530s.

BBA

That sounds really interesting! I might start thinking about some cool stuff now...
-fabian

tarotmusic

I wouldn't do this even if I KNEW I could win the $10,000. The whole entire premise of green is false. Green is the new red.

nathanielwilliam

there is nothing green about owning any type of cell phone. green fanatics are idiots.

aris20

At the end the users are the winners, because any cool app they make, we can buy it or use it, and we always want More and better things to be made