Culled from the Nokia developer wesite
Nokia is expanding its application base in Africa and this time its the the west africa nokia contest. Tagged “Create 4 Millions”, It aims at exploiting the development of Apps for the West African Market by the the Africa developers. Its a way to go to enrich their base considering that the likes of Google and Samsung have swung stuffs like this and got some cool apps and more developers on their base.
According to the site information “Submit your best Series 40 Java or web apps in Nokia’s ‘Create for Millions’ contest to win your share of cash and prizes, worth 1 million euros. And stand a chance to represent West African developers in Nokia World in London!”
From all the entries submitted by West African developers a local jury, with members from Nokia, operator and industry partners, will select three local application winners. The best application will receive a prize of 5000$ and the all top3 developers will get an all-expenses paid trip to Nokia World 2011 in London! The winners of this special prize may be selected among any of the contest application categories.
The Create for Millions contest features four categories where you can bring out your best work for Nokia’s latest Series 40 phones:
In the Know – we’re seeking your Series 40 web apps focusing
on news and location-based information.
Fun & Games – we’re eager to try your Series 40 games and entertainment apps (either Java-based or web apps) that will fill those spare moments during the day with amusing, unforgettable diversions.
Emotional Closeness – this is your chance to submit social networking apps that are developed either as Series 40 Java apps or web apps.
Access to Knowledge – we want your life improvement apps (e.g., education, health, etc.), and in this category we’ll accept either Series 40 Java apps or web apps, too.
How to enter the contest?
To enter Nokia’s Create for Millions contest, you will need to first publish your new Series 40 Java or web app to Ovi Store, and then complete the contest registration form using the link below. Please note: Preference will be given to new applications, originally published to Nokia’s Ovi Store after 15 June 2011.
You must provide the following when you enter the contest:
- Valid contact details
- The content item URL from Nokia’s Ovi Store.
- A short demo video to showcase your app
Note: The deadline to enter Create for Millions has been extended to 1 November 2011