Windows Startup Challenge


Are you ready to launch your Windows Store app at DEMO Mobile 2013?
If you have a Windows Store app idea, we want you to apply and compete for a chance to launch your app at DEMO Mobile on April 17th, 2013.


It’s easy to enter the challenge

  1. Submit app prototype! This can be a video, a slideshare presentation, screenshots, whatever as long as it hits on the judging criteria
  2. Get votes! Once your app prototype is approved, tweet the link using #windowschallenge and share it to collect votes (50% of your score will be based on public voting).




First Prize: Top team will receive a free trip to San Francisco to launch at DEMO Mobile on April 17th, 2013.

Second Prize: Top five teams will receive a marketing package to promote and launch the app

Third Prize: All semi-finalists will receive free design and technical support from experts.



About the Challenge:
This is a joint effort between Microsoft, Startup Weekend and DEMO to accelerate apps from prototype to development to launch.


Entre Period:
The entry period ends on January 29, 2013. Please submit a prototype of your app here.


For other related inquiries and questions, go to our support group on Facebook or
email us at . More information including the Official Rules can be found here.