Aug 26 – Oct 26, 2015
Add innovative messaging to mobile apps to deliver a more interactive mobile experience.
Go beyond simple text messaging. Show the world how to add innovative messaging capabilities to deliver a more interactive and engaging mobile experience. We want to challenge developers to dream up and power new, mobile first apps with our recently launched Magnet Message framework. We are prepared to reward you with cool cash prizes!
What is Magnet Message?
Magnet Message is a powerful, open source mobile communication framework enabling real-time user engagement for your iOS and Android mobile apps. Magnet Message has the features you need to add better, more personalized interactions to your app. The code is free to download and Apache open source. It includes a ready-to-run server and native mobile SDKs for iOS and Android.
For this challenge, you will be able to leverage our new cloud-hosted Sandbox supporting the following features:
- In-App Messaging (includes 1-to-1 and 1-to-many)
- APNS & GCM Push message integration with wake-up
- User or app directed messages and events
- Rich message payloads (text, image, HTML, JSON, etc.)
- Confirmed message delivery status
- And so much more!
$15,000 USD cash awarded to the app that gets the highest cumulative rating from the judges based upon the challenge criteria. Includes 30 minute mentoring session with investor and Magnet CEO, Alfred Chuang.
2nd Place Award
$3,000 USD cash prize awarded to the app that gets the second highest cumulative rating from the judges.
3rd Place Award
$2,000 USD cash awarded to the app that gets the third highest cumulative rating from the judges.
Runner Up Award
$1,000 USD cash awarded to the app that gets the fourth highest cumulative rating from the judges.
Sweepstakes Winners (2)
One Apple Watch Sport and one Motorola Moto 360 Watch for Android will be awarded in a random drawing from all eligible participants who have registered for this challenge on DevPost and have jumpstarted their mobile development by using the new developer Sandbox on Magnet.com. (open to US residents only, see Official Rules)