Windows Startup Challenge


Are you ready to launch your Windows Store app at DEMO Mobile 2013?
If you have a Windows Store app idea, we want you to apply and compete for a chance to launch your app at DEMO Mobile on April 17th, 2013.


It’s easy to enter the challenge

  1. Submit app prototype! This can be a video, a slideshare presentation, screenshots, whatever as long as it hits on the judging criteria
  2. Get votes! Once your app prototype is approved, tweet the link using #windowschallenge and share it to collect votes (50% of your score will be based on public voting).




First Prize: Top team will receive a free trip to San Francisco to launch at DEMO Mobile on April 17th, 2013.

Second Prize: Top five teams will receive a marketing package to promote and launch the app

Third Prize: All semi-finalists will receive free design and technical support from experts.



About the Challenge:
This is a joint effort between Microsoft, Startup Weekend and DEMO to accelerate apps from prototype to development to launch.


Entre Period:
The entry period ends on January 29, 2013. Please submit a prototype of your app here.


For other related inquiries and questions, go to our support group on Facebook or
email us at More information including the Official Rules can be found here.

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