Nigeria’s ICT development firm, Mobile Monday (MoMo Nigeria), in collaboration with Microsoft, Nokia and Verve will be running a contest for mobile software application developers and designers in the country; which will be called DevCon Alpha.
The contestants stand a chance to win prizes of up to $250 000 in order to support the winners.
So who qualifies? the software applications for participation in the contest must be developed on either Windows 8 Mobile or Windows Phone platforms with in-app payments powered by Verve.
There are three categories in this competition;
- Existing apps from “devigners” and retailers that meet the eligibility criteria and available for showcase at the event
- Apps from devigners that meet the criteria and already registered on the Windows App Store
- Concepts from devigners that have conceptual models of apps that can meet the criteria.
MoMo says that there will be a panel of experts with a focus on user experience, scalability and design submitted who will assess the entries.
So if you are up for this challenge you can registar on the MoMo Nigeria website, which also gives instant access to the Verve SDK.