SVEntrepreneurs is proud to announce the Android Startup Challenge 2011 at DroidPlanet hosted by SVAndroid at CTIA (Room 29A)
Cool apps, products that surprise and delight mobile users are a huge part of the Android ecosystem. To support you in your efforts, SVAndroid together with SVEntrepreneurs launched the Android Startup Challenge, which will provide awards for great mobile apps/products built on/for the Android platform.
ASC2011 Welcome to the Android Startup Challenge 2011! You can participate by developing an application, an android based component, services, evaluating and scoring applications, or both. The sections below provide information about the types of applications you can enter, as well as the contest information and dates. Startups submit their apps/products to one of specially-designated ASC2011 categories (see below) beginning in August. An application can only be submitted to a single category.
DCM is a early stage technology venture capital fund based in Silicon Valley, China, and Japan. Since 1996, it has invested in successful companies like About.com, Sling Media (makers of the Slingbox), DangDang (Amazon of China), and Renren (Facebook of China). More recently, DCM, in conjunction with its partners KDDI (2nd largest carrier in Japan), GREE (one of the largest mobile social networking platforms in Japan), and Tencent (one of the largest social networking platforms in China) announced the Android Fund, targeted at the interesting opportunities made available by the Android platform.
Samsung will also donate three Tablets for the winners
List of Applicants:
Vote for Entrepreneurs's Favorite Android Startup:
Voting will be announced tonight. Your company had been listed. Two ways to vote
The votes at the two pages will be added together to determine the winner.
Jason Krikorian, General Partner, DCM
Martin Tannerfors - Director Marketing for Samsung Developers Americas.
Sumeet Jain, CMEA Capital
Anurag (Anu) Nigam, Sand Hill Angels
We will select the top 15 (or less) products which will go into the second round.
All the finalist will be invited to demo at CTIA DroidPlanet Android Startup Challenge at Stage.
Along with the public ranking, a team of SVEntrepreneurs selected judges will evaluate the applications.
Eligibility The ASC 2011 contest is open only to startups that:
Product have been released publicly. We don’t take ideas.
Have been fully operating with monthly income. The founder’s committment to the startup is expected.
Have not received series A or later VC funding.
The product is the primary product of the company.
Willing and ready to take the company to the next step.
When you enter an application in the ASC 2011, we will make it available to all contest judges for free, exclusively for the purposes of judging. All submitted applications must be in English.
- Apps: Personal (non game)
- Apps: Enterprise
- Api, Components
- Tools, Platforms
Submit your apps here: Application form
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