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  • APPLICATIONS OPEN

    25 April 2017

  • 02 MAY 2017

    MOBILE DEVELOPER MEETUPS

  • APPLICATIONS CLOSE

    20 MAY 2017

  • 21 MAY 2017

    MENTORING WORKSHOPS WITH THE DOMAIN EXPERTS

  • ANNOUNCING THE FINALISTS

    25 MAY 2017

  • 01 JUNE 2017

    GRAND FINALE

Award categories

Industry Awards

Travel app of the year

Retail and eCommerce app of the year

Financial Services app of the year

Media, Entertainment and Social app of the year

Health, Fitness, Lifestyle and Medical app of the year

Enterprise Mobility app of the year

Education app of the year

Food and Hyperlocal app of the year

Special awards

Deep Tech in Mobility

The Facebook Platform Award

SheLeadsTech India Award from Facebook

Product of the year & Mobile ISV (vendors who develop software for leverage by/in mobile apps)

Mobile App Development Company of the year

IoT Deployment / Solution of the year

mGovernance app of the year

Not for Profit/Public Service app of the year

WHO CAN APPLY

Companies interested in applying should:

AND

Offer B2C and B2B mobile apps/mobility solutions

Leverage one or more services from Amazon Web Services (AWS) for their generally available mobile apps/mobility solutions

Both criteria need to be met to be eligible for award consideration
Industry awards: There are two categories for each award - Established and Emerging (Apps released on or before 30 June 2015 will automatically be included in the Established category. Apps released on 01 July 2015 or thereafter will be considered in the Emerging category)

HOW IT WORKS

1
Companies can nominate themselves by filling up the form
2
Apps will be judged across parameters including Design, UX, Performance, Innovative features, Deep Tech integration and traction (May vary by category)
3
Finalists selected based on a jury review by leaders from program partners as well as mobility experts from the industry
4
The winners will be chosen by the grand jury and announced during a grand finale in Bengaluru on Thursday, 01 June 2017

Award Benefits

All finalists to be featured in the program docket and on social media

Mentoring sessions with industry leaders

Winner’s trophy and sticker to embed in your website to recognise your achievement

Amazon

Kindles for all winners

Startups with physical products get special consideration for review by the Amazon Launchpad program

AWS credits - $5,000 for those shortlisted for FbStart Bootstrap track; $15,000 for those shortlisted for FbStart Accelerate track

Sequoia

All finalists to be considered for a direct entry to Sequoia::Hack 2017

Special access for finalists to demo days and mentorship sessions with the Sequoia India team

Facebook

Guaranteed acceptance into FbStart (Facebook’s global program for startups) for all ‘Emerging’ category and ‘Special Award’ winners

Fast-tracked application process for FbStart for all finalists

Jury

Ravi Gururaj

Founder & CEO at QikPod, member Executive Council, NASSCOM and President, TiE, Bengaluru

P. Balaji

Director and on the Strategic Leadership Team of Vodafone India

Mridul Sharma

EVP, Head Technology at IndusInd Bank

Suchi Mukherjee

Founder & CEO, Limeroad

Bikram Singh Bedi

MD- AISPL, India

Dr. Jai Menon

Group Director, Technology, HT Media

Satyajeet Singh

Head, Strategic Product Partnerships, Facebook

Abhijit Bose

Co-Founder & CEO, EzeTap

Rajesh Sawhney

Co Founder at InnerChef & Founder of GSF Accelerator

Program partners

Ecosystem partners

Knowledge Partner