about 9 years ago

It’s Time to Take Your Idea or Design to the Next Level with the FinCapDev Competition

Hot on the heels of the MyMoneyAppUp App Design Challenge, The D2D Fund (D2D Fund) and the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) are proud to announce the launch of the Financial Capability Development Competition (FinCapDev). This is where you can take your MyMoneyAppUp idea or app design and see it through to a reality: a fully functioning, downloadable app. And as we did for the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge, we’re organizing the resources you’ll need to make that happen, including start-up cash from a $100,000 pool, access to valuable technology resources, access to experts and organizations in the financial services…

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about 9 years ago

App Design Finalists Announced!

Congratulations to the following eight (8) Finalist Submissions in the App Design Challenge. These individuals and teams are now in the running for final prizes and are eligible to present their designs to our panel of Final Round Judges in Washington D.C. on September 28. Want to hear from the Finalists themselves? Stay tuned for details about our live webcast of the Event! 

For now, check out these nominated ideas in our Public Gallery by following the links below.

Winners will be announced from…

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over 9 years ago

IdeaBank Winners Announced; App Design Gallery Now Open

We are pleased to announce the winners of the MyMoneyAppUp IdeaBank Challenge!

The Grand Prize of $1,000 goes to Collin O’Rourke, 26, of Waukegan, Illinois. Collin's winning idea? I want an app that lets me enter purchases and rate/track how happy they do or don't make meover time, so I can adjust my spending accordingly.

Taking home the two Runners-Up Prizes of $500 each were... 

  • Genki Kondo, 24, of Bethesda, Maryland with the following idea: I want an app that locates people around you who are willing to trade away an item that youwould have otherwise purchased, then

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over 9 years ago

Announcing the winners

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of MyMoneyAppUp IdeaBank Challenge .

View all the winners in the Gallery.

Thanks again to everyone who participated and made the challenge a great success!

The MyMoneyAppUp IdeaBank Challenge team


over 9 years ago

Last Day to Vote!

Thank you for your interest in the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge IdeaBank. Today is the last day to get out the vote! 

If you submitted an idea, you are encouraged to continue sharing it with friends and family. Access your idea by logging in to the IdeaBank.

If you did not submit an idea, your vote still matters! Browse the IdeaBank here and vote for your favorite idea.

Remember, after public voting closes, the top 10 vote-getting ideas will then be judged on their innovativeness. The Grand Prizing-winning idea will win $1,000; two Runners-Up ideas will win $500 each;…

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over 9 years ago

It's Time to Vote for Your Favorite Idea!

Thank you for your interest in the the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge IdeaBank. Now that the IdeaBank has closed, it's time to vote!

We are encouraging all MyMoneyAppUp Challenge IdeaBank followers to browse the IdeaBank and vote for their favorite ideas. You can access the IdeaBank by clicking here.

Public voting ends Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - and your vote matters!

After public voting closes, the top 10 vote-getting ideas will then be judged on their innovativeness. The Grand Prizing-winning idea will win $1,000; two runners-up ideas will win $500 each; and two honorable mention ideas will each win $250. 

Thanks…

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over 9 years ago

It's Time to Get Out the Vote!

Thank you for submitting your idea to the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge IdeaBank. Now that the IdeaBank has closed, it's time to get out the vote! 

Access your idea by logging in to the IdeaBank. Then copy the link to your idea for sharing. You can paste the link in an email, or on social networks such as Twitter or Facebook. Or you can share on Facebook or Twitter from directly within the IdeaBank by clicking "Tweet" or "Like" once you vote.

Public voting ends Tuesday, August 7, 2012 so be sure to share your idea and get out the vote

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over 9 years ago

Just 6 Hours Left to Submit your Idea!

The MyMoneyAppUp Challenge IdeaBank will be closing at 11:59 PM ET tonight (Wednesday, August 1, 2012).

That means you still have time to share your idea for a mobile app that will help Americans control and shape their financial futures. And that means you still have a shot at winning the $1,000 IdeaBank Grand Prize, one of two $500 Runners-Up Prizes, or one of two $250 Honorable Mention Prizes.

If you have not submitted your idea yet, click here and get started!

Good luck and thanks again for your participation in the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge.

 

-The MyMoneyAppUp Challenge Team

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over 9 years ago

Last Call for IdeaBank Submissions and your shot at $1,000!

If you have not already submitted an idea to the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge IdeaBank, this is your last call!

The IdeaBank will be closing at 11:59 PM ET on Wednesday, August 1, 2012

For your chance at winning the $1,000 IdeaBank Grand Prize, share your idea for a mobile app to help Americans control and shape their financial futures here!

Good luck and thanks again for your participation in the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge.

-The MyMoneyAppUp Challenge Team

 


PS - If you are interested in submitting an app design proposal, that call for submissions is still open! Learn more

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over 9 years ago

The MyMoneyAppUp Challenge Announces Judges from Facebook, Google, Harvard & More...

The MyMoneyAppUp Challenge Team is happy to announce the expert judges who will apply their experience and knowledge to evaluating your app design submissions! Cutting right to it, the list includes: 

  • Jean Chatzky -- Jean Chatzky is an award-winning personal finance journalist, best-selling author and television personality who specializes in making money make sense. 
  • Katie Burke Mitic, Director, Platform Marketing at Facebook -- Katie Mitic leads platform marketing for Facebook, with responsibility for shaping and growing innovative products for millions of developers and businesses that engage with Facebook’s community of over 900+ million users. 
  • Chris Bishko, Director, Investments at Omidyar Network -- Chris…

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over 9 years ago

Submit a MyMoneyAppUp App Design for Your Shot at $10,000!

Thanks to everyone who has submitted an idea to the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge IdeaBank. Did you know that you can also submit your idea as an App Design?  It's easy! With just a few more pieces of information, you can put your idea in the running for the $10,000 Grand Prize. And that could be in addition to any prize your 140-character idea might win in the IdeaBank! Plus, there's no coding experience or technical know-how needed.

So what does an App Design submission entail?

  1. Getting started, here's where you'll submit your App Design.
  2. First, you'll name your app.
  3. Then, you'll write…

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over 9 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for MyMoneyAppUp IdeaBank Challenge has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

Thanks,

The MyMoneyAppUp IdeaBank Challenge team