Ideas we want.

Here are some examples drawn from the everyday experiences of students, faculty, and staff. You don’t need to limit yourself to UChicago-specific ideas (but we’ll gladly accept those too!).

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Valuable experience in rapid creativity, idea generation, and prototyping. Make your product a reality! Past student, faculty and staff entrants have also leveraged the skills they learned in their current jobs and interviews.

What's in it for me?

Valuable experience in rapid creativity, idea generation, and prototyping. Past student, faculty and staff entrants have leveraged the skills they learned in their current jobs and interviews.

Do I have to be a programmer? (No!)

Anyone can enter. And no, you don’t have to be a programmer. You just need to have a great idea (or two, or three).

The Basics

Students, faculty, staff, and now alums can submit their app ideas for development year round.

And we do the heavy lifting (programming, that is) to build your idea in the meantime.  

 

How do I win part of $10,000 in prizes?

If you're accepted and complete the requirements, we will build your app, which qualifies you for the end-of-year showdown (similar to our current App Challenge Finals). During the showdown you will compete with all other teams from that academic year. We’ve got $10,000 in prizes. Your idea could win you some serious cash!

 

ideas and counting!

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Summer

June 5, 2017

Fall

9/4/2017

Winter

12/4/2017

Spring

3/5/2018

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