May The Best Mobile App Win!

The Salesforce Summer of Hacks awaits you. Compete to win cash prizes by building the best mobile app that runs in the Salesforce1 Mobile App container found on the Apple App Store and Google Play

Bring great ideas, meet new people and build cool apps! 

This app building competition is unique in that you get to pitch your ideas and form teams onsite. The number of ideas that will move onto the next round is limited so be ready to approach the idea presenter as soon as the advancing ideas are announced. Anybody may participate, regardless of skill level, as long as you meet the eligibility requirements as noted in the Official Rules and FAQ.

To register for the event, please visit summerofhacks.com

If you have any questions regarding the event, please visit summerofhacks.com/forum 

View full rules

Eligibility

a) The Event is open to registered participants of the Event  who are at least 18, or the age of majority in the jurisdiction where they reside, whichever is older.

b) The following people, however, are not eligible to participate: (a) individuals who are or at any point since July 1, 2012 have been employed by salesforce.com. inc. or any of its direct or indirect wholly or majority owned subsidiaries, the Salesforce Foundation, BeMyApp Corporation, EventBrite, or ChallengePost; (b) the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of any those employees or former employees; or (c) residents of Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria.

c) If you are an employee of a corporation, government agency, or an academic institution, you are responsible for ensuring that your participation in the Event complies with any policies your corporation, agency, or institution may have regarding participation in contests of this type. If we have reason to believe that you violate any of those policies, we reserve the right to prohibit you from participating in the Event or receiving a prize at any time. We are not responsible for any disputes arising between you and your employer.

Requirements

A mobile app that runs in the Salesforce1 Mobile App container found on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

How to enter

Each team member must register both as an individual and as part of a team at www.summerofhacks.com/london_challengepost by Saturday July 26 at 10:00 AM. You may not be part of more than one team. 

You must complete your team’s Entry to the Event at www.summerofhacks.com/london_challengepost by July 27 at 1:00 PM. Late entries will not be accepted, and incomplete entries will be disqualified. 


Entry to the Event consists of: 
i) App title 
ii) App tagline 
iii) App description (should be approximately 500 words) 
iv) App screenshots, with a maximum size is 5mb, format should be JPG, PNG or GIF with a 3:2 aspect ratio 
v) Teams are required to use the ‘Built With’ feature provided on ChallengePost in order to list Salesforce Technologies and Allowed Technologies used in their Entry. 

Judges

Neil Crawford

Neil Crawford
AppExchange partner, tech guy at NC Squared

Andy Mahood

Andy Mahood
Founder of Taskfeed and Technical Architect at Tquila, AppExchange partner (Tapply), S1 architect, tech guy, London PUG leader

Alex Fuller

Alex Fuller
AppExchange partner, CTO at CloudSense

Andrew Fawcett

Andrew Fawcett
AppExchange partner, CTO at FinancialForce

Simon Goodyear

Simon Goodyear
AppExchange partner, tech guy at Beaufort 12

Adam Seligman

Adam Seligman
VP Developer Relations

Christophe Coenraets

Christophe Coenraets
Salesforce

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
  • Business Potential
  • User Experience
  • Use of Salesforce1 mobile app and platform technologies