The BlackBerry Partners Fund has revealed the next four finalists in the 2009 BlackBerry Developer Challenge. The finalists include:
- Wicked Blog App by ScreamingToaster LLC
- e-Mobile Today Professional Edition by e-Mobile Software, Inc.
- Unsynced Music Player by Unsynced Inc.
- AFP Mobile News by Handmark — in partnership with AFP
So far, a total of 12 of 16 finalists have been chosen based on the following criteria: compelling product or service; clearly defined value proposition and technical execution. Four additional finalists will be selected and announced at the end of September.
Each Finalist receives a prize package that is valued at more than US$5,000, and includes one week on the BlackBerry App World Featured Application Carousel; one BlackBerry Developers Conference pass; one BlackBerry smartphone; and, guaranteed participation in the BlackBerry Sweet 16 Demo Event at the 2009 BlackBerry Developers Conference. Finalists will compete for a grand prize package valued at over US$100,000; and a runner up prize package worth more than US$25,000.
Who would you nominate given the above criteria?