How would you improve communities if there were an Internet without
limits? What difference would you be capable of making that you can’t today, if you had access to super high Internet networking speeds?
These are the questions Mozilla and the National Science
Foundation have teamed up to ask through the Mozilla
Ignite Apps Challenge.
Mozilla will distribute $500,000 for apps that can harness
the potential of next generation (gigabit) networks to benefit the public.
of all types – developers, researchers, and social good organization professionals, alike –
are invited to submit their ideas through the Ignite
Priority topics for app ideas include:
Join the first phase of the program by submitting your
proposed app in a public brainstorming session.
You can take part in a live brainstorming session by attending a local Mozilla Ignite Idea Jam. The Ignite Idea Jam is
your chance to share your expertise with like-minded visionaries and begin
developing revolutionary app solutions.
Top ideas will be eligible to win prizes
ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.
If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, register today for a Mozilla Ignite Idea Jam on August 9 at 5 to 8 p.m. Pacific time. TechSoup will host this event at 525 Brannan Street #300, San Francisco.
So join us and share your vision for
making the world better by harnessing the potential of next-generation networks!
Susan ChavezOnline Community & Social Media Team, TechSoup Global@Susan_Chavez
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