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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / July 20, 2011

InMobi Global Partnership in the Box Mobile Developer Challenge


On July 14, InMobi announced its partnership in the Box Mobile Developer Challenge, a two-month long contest open to developers from around the globe.

Entrants into the contest use Box APIs to create enterprise apps for Android, iOS and webOS mobile devices. The contest will be judged by leading mobile influencers from Accenture, AT&T, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Hewlett-Packard, InMobi, ReadWriteWeb, MobileCrunch, VentureBeat, Verizon, Xyologic and Box.

Developers are competing for a wide variety of prizes including:

  • Up to $35K in cash
  • $10K in InMobi ad network spend
  • HP TouchPads
  • Verizon MiFi cards
  • Plus a chance to attend a VC pitch meeting with Draper Fisher Jurvetson.

As an added bonus, all entrants will receive $75 in FREE network spend from InMobi.

The Box Mobile Developer Challenge began on July 14, 2011, and concludes on September 9, 2011. Winners will be notified during the final weeks of September and the top two will be invited to join Box on stage at its first annual customer conference in San Francisco on September 28, 2011.

Developers interested in joining the challenge may visit the Box Mobile Dev Challenge website at:

Also, for more information on InMobi, visit their website at:

Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at:

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