Skinswap Edges out over 70 applications to scoop Ksh1 Million prize in “Nokia Hack” the mobile application competition
Mike Kivuva, Andrew Mutua and Jotham Nguri, are the three winners of “Nokia Hack” the mobile application competition hosted by Nokia. The two day event pitched developers against each other, in the search for rich, compelling apps for Nokia smartphones.
Andrew Mutua, the first runner up, won for his app “Mhasibu”, which helps manage your finances, expenses, bill reminder, and debt management.
“Quick Drums” by Jotham Nguri, was the second runner up, with his beat creation app, able to also record and join sequences.
“We are incredibly proud of the developers that won, as they rose to the challenge and pushed the envelope in developing applications that stood out with the judges. The energy and enthusiasm that the developers brought to this challenge was amazing and we encourage them to keep up the momentum,” said Peter Karimi, Business Development Manager within EDX, Nokia East Africa.
Over 300 developer applications, of which 120 were shortlisted. There were over 70 applications developed, 14 of which were selected as the top apps to be presented to the judges.
Do you have a mobile application that you believe it has what it takes to win such prizes?