May The Best Mobile App Win!

The Salesforce Summer of Hacks awaits you. Compete to win cash prizes by building the best mobile app that runs in the Salesforce1 Mobile App container found on the Apple App Store and Google Play

Bring fresh ideas, meet new people and build cool apps! 

This app building competition is unique in that you get to pitch your ideas and form teams onsite. The number of ideas that will move onto the next round is limited so be ready to approach the idea presenter as soon as the advancing ideas are announced. Anybody may participate, regardless of skill level, as long as you meet the eligibility requirements as noted in the Official Rules and FAQ.

To register for the event, please visit summerofhacks.com

If you have any questions regarding the event, please visit summerofhacks.com/forum 

 

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Eligibility

a) The Event is open to registered participants of the Event  who are at least 18, or the age of majority in the jurisdiction where they reside, whichever is older.

b) The following people, however, are not eligible to participate: (a) individuals who are or at any point since July 1, 2012 have been employed by salesforce.com. inc. or any of its direct or indirect wholly or majority owned subsidiaries, the Salesforce Foundation, BeMyApp Corporation, EventBrite, or ChallengePost; (b) the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of any those employees or former employees; or (c) residents of Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria.

c) If you are an employee of a corporation, government agency, or an academic institution, you are responsible for ensuring that your participation in the Event complies with any policies your corporation, agency, or institution may have regarding participation in contests of this type. If we have reason to believe that you violate any of those policies, we reserve the right to prohibit you from participating in the Event or receiving a prize at any time. We are not responsible for any disputes arising between you and your employer.

Requirements

A mobile app that runs in the Salesforce1 Mobile App container found on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

How to enter

Each team member must register both as an individual and as part of a team at www.summerofhacks.com/newyork_challengepost on Friday July 11 at 10:00 PM. You may not be part of more than one team. Teams form at the event and not prior to the hackathon, so please don't register as a team before Friday, July 11. 

You must complete your team’s Entry to the Event at www.summerofhacks.com/newyork_challengepost by July 13 at 1:00 PM. Late entries will not be accepted, and incomplete entries will be disqualified. 


Your team's Entry to the Event of: 
i) App title 
ii) App tagline 
iii) App description (should be approximately 500 words) 
iv) App screenshots, with a maximum size is 5mb, format should be JPG, PNG or GIF with a 3:2 aspect ratio 
v) Teams are required to use the ‘Built With’ feature provided on ChallengePost in order to list Salesforce Technologies and Allowed Technologies used in their Entry. 

Judges

Kris Moyse

Kris Moyse
Proximity Insight Founder & NYC Force.com App group leader

Chad Meyer

Chad Meyer
Internet Creations CEO

Shahaf Galil

Shahaf Galil
CronSights CEO

Kavindra Patel

Kavindra Patel
Developer Programs Director - Salesforce

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
  • Business Potential
  • User Experience
  • Use of Salesforce1 mobile app and platform technologies