The following are the the winners of the BlackBerry Developer Challenge “Webworks selected on regional basis. I don’t think there is any Kenyan who participated in this, but I hope next time our developers will put forward their ideas against the others in the BlackBerry World.
First Runners-up – Meeting Cost (vendor: Hindam Innovation Corp.)
Second Runners-up – Light ’Em Up (vendor: Thomas Kiefer)
Europe, Middle East, Africa:
Grand Prize Winner – Daily Express UK (vendor: Refresh Mobile Ltd)
First Runners-up – Twinoo Lite (vendor: Razum d.o.o.)
Second Runners-up – Interlecta (vendor: Interlecta OOD)
Grand Prize Winner – Shogomo (vendor: Quintell Business Intelligence Pte Ltd)
First Runners-up – Chatmosphere IRC Chat Finder (vendor: Mobile Ventures Pty Ltd)
Second Runners-up – Rock Paper Scissors (vendor: MMMOOO)
DevCon and Prizes
All winners of the 2011 BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge will be recognized at the 2011 BlackBerry Developer Conference (DevCon), October 18 – 20 in San Francisco. This year’s prizing for all competitions is valued at $3 million, almost double the value of prizes awarded last year. Prizes and awards include placement on the BlackBerry App World™ featured carousel; BlackBerry smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook; membership in the BlackBerry® Alliance Program; BlackBerry accessory gift certificates.
[pullquote]BlackBerry Partners Fund is venture capital firm focused exclusively on mobile computing. In collaboration with Research In Motion, along with Thomson Reuters and RBC, the global fund brings capital, resources and domain expertise to the partnerships it forms with exceptional entrepreneurs around the world who are shaping the future of the mobile eco-system. The Fund has an investment footprint throughout North America, the United Kingdom and Israel. [/pullquote]