The second edition of the MTN Apps dubbed: MTN Apps Challenge Version 2.0 was launched on October 1, 2014 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The competition is an initiative of MTN, intended to attract innovative and creative minds to collaborate and build useful software that will improve life and businesses in their communities.
This year’s competition is on the theme: “Promoting Innovative Local Apps Development”
MTN seeks to harness local talent in developing software applications, and to provide developers a unique platform to market their applications by incentivising them with attractive prize packages.
Also, the competition is to help produce relevant local content to mobile phone users;.
The competition officially begins on October 1, 2014 and ends on November 28, 2014. It is opened to all developers in Ghana. Entries of the competition will be judged on three categories: education; lifestyle; games and entertainment. Apps will also be judged on innovation, user-friendliness and local relevance. The top three entries will receive cash awards and prizes:
Overall Winner : Gh₵ 20,000
Each Category Winner:Gh₵ 15, 000