Time is Ticking to Change the World and Win Big!

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Want to help people find the closest organic produce? Interested in making it easier for people to conserve energy? Can you improve online donations? How about making math more fun for kids?

If you’re a community-minded developer with an itch for apps that serve the greater good, then circle the February 28 deadline on your calendar and get cracking on the Windows 8 Apps for Social Good contest.

The contest’s stellar panel of judges includes industry leaders Patrick Callihan of Tech Impact, Paul Lamb of Man on a Mission Consulting, Matt Nunn from Microsoft and Tech Ed fame, Tony Surma from Microsoft’s Disaster Response program, and Keith Thode from the humanitarian organization Aidmatrix.

Win over the judges’ hearts, and you could win BIG in the following categories:

  • Best Overall Windows 8 App: $15,000
  • Best Overall Windows 8 Phone App: $15,000
  • PLUS a Windows 8 Phone for each winner!

And don’t forget the additional online vote for the People’s Choice App award of $10,000!

Read the FAQs to learn more and good luck! 


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