Let's begin the new year with some good news for my fellow mobile entrepreneurs and developers.
For those of you flying to Las Vegas for CES this week, AT&T is putting together a hackathon this Sunday, January 8!
It's a great opportunity for startupers, developers and talented students to launch their app and get the opportunity to market it thanks to the free PR and prizes.
Full details here: http://www.bit.ly/HackVegas
(Use code HDS903 to register for the hackathon)
It's this coming Sunday!
1st Place gets:
•$20k Cash Prize
•Featured in AT&T TV commercial
•Video Interview with Andrew Keen to be posted on TechCrunch
•Six (6) month membership in Alpha API program where we help setup networking events where you get to rub elbows with significant peers
•Three (3) days of AT&T Foundry business and technical support
•One month feature in AT&T Promotional Widget (platform dependent)
•"Back-Stage" meet and greet with Developer Summit Band (up to 4 people)
•Microsoft Xbox 360 + Kinect for the entire team if Microsoft Azure is used as a backend
Feel free to retweet & share with your peers.
Also, they are still open slots for startups & organizations who want to meet up with the AT&T one-on-one.
Email me for that so I can hook you up directly.
Best wishes of health, love and mobile prosperity & May the Force be with You!
P.S. Yes, my sister's name is really Leia... no kidding! Mmmh, what does that make me? Luke?!