Rob Katz

Crowdsourcing Mobile Tech for Development: $10K Up for Grabs

CrowdsourcingInterested in mobile technology applications for development?? Need $10,000?? If you answered “yes” to both of the above, then the Development 2.0 Challenge is made for you.

The Development 2.0 Challenge is an initiative of the Global Development Commons, which works to crowdsource solutions to pressing development problems.? What’s interesting about this particular effort is (a) it’s focus on mobile phone applications to development, (b) the $10,000 winner’s prize – double that of the Changemakers collaborative competitions – and (c) the community voting process that will help determine the winner.Applications to the Challenge close next Friday, December 5.? Be sure to check out both the Challenge as well as the Global Development Commons for more information.

(Via a press release – how web 1.0 of me!? Ah well, nobody’s perfect…)