sa Stages | Messapps
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HOW IT WORKS:

stage 1

Each contestant will submit:

  • Brief description of the app
  • Description of the problem the app solves and how it does so
  • Brief analysis of the current market and competitive landscape
  • Brief description of any planned monetization strategy
  • Signed Terms & Conditions and Eligibility Statement

These ideas are voted on by judges and the top contestants will move onto the next stage.

stage 2

The top contestants will move on to the semi-finals. Semi-finalists are expected to submit a wireframe based on their concept. These wireframes will be created digitally with the support from the Messapps team.

The wireframes will be judged based on their quality and absence of logic flaws.

stage 3

Finalists will work closely with the Messapps team to develop designs based on the submitted wireframes.

Once completed, designs will be transformed into interactive prototypes and uploaded online. Finalists will then participate in a live pitch on May 1st. Winners will be announced on May 4th.

PEOPLE’S CHOICE:

Every idea submitted to the Mission: Appossible contest will be eligible to participate in the People’s Choice award, running from March 9th to April 28th. The Top 5 apps will receive special recognition and a special prize pack.

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Schedule

STAGE 1 Details

FEB 7, 5:00 PM

kick-off event
Info & Workshop slides

FEB 28, 11:59 PM

ROUND 1 SUBMISSIONS DUE

Mar 1, 5:00 PM

Workshop: User stories & Wireframing, Slides, Video

MAR 12

SEMI-FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

STAGE 2 Details

MAR 13

People’s Choice Voting opens

MAR 23, 2:00 PM

Office Hours

MAR 28, TBD

AMA Q&A Session, Slides, Video

APR 3, 5:00 PM

Workshop: App Design, RSVP,Slides

APR 6, 11:59 PM

Wireframes Due

APR 13

Finalists Announced

STAGE 3 Details

APR 16, 5:00 PM

Workshop 3: App Marketing, Video

APR 27

Final Submission due

APR 28

PEOPLE’S CHOICE VOTING CLOSING

MAY 4

Final Pitchoff and Award Ceremony, RSVP

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