Airtel has lunched the Singtel/Airtel Accelerator Challenge for Startup developers to come up with innovative mobile apps that directly touch individual consumer’s needs. They hope to partner with like-minded individuals who will come forward and work to come up with apps that will help us deliver the best smartphone experience for customers.
It will be recalled that 7 winners were announced for the Airtel CAS (Catapult a Startup) a contest aimed at providing a platform for budding mobile app developers to receive advanced mentoring from industry veterans, funding, marketing, and also improve their skills.
Criteria for Apps:
All submissions should be consumer-centric mobile apps or solutions that leverage on mobile network services to deliver value, e.g. mobile data, carrier billing, location, SMS, etc.
Example of the desired types of apps:
Lifestyle – help the individuals in their everyday life. It’s about social, fun, and productivity.
On-demand Economy – connect the supply and demand; allowing a consumer to buy anything from goods to services
Smart Living – communicate with surrounding appliances and devices to enhance living.
Apps must be 80%-90% ready for deployment and should not have been launched yet.
Criteria for Participants:
Participants must be individuals residing or companies registered in the country where the local competition is being held.
Participants must provide a live demonstration of their app during the pitch session for the grand finale.
All applications must be submitted by September 5th, 2015.
For more details and to submit, visit the link