PennApps Prizes

GRAND PRIZE

$10,000 + 300 MLH pts
Winner: Swap
Venture for America 2nd round interview, entry to Greylock Hackfest, and acceptance as finalists into the KPCB Fellows Program.

SECOND PLACE

$5,000 + 200 MLH pts
Winner: Super Duper Mario
Venture for America 2nd round interview, entry to Greylock Hackfest, and acceptance as finalists into the KPCB Fellows Program.

THIRD PLACE

$2,500 + 100 MLH pts
Winner: SoundMesh
Venture for America 2nd round interview, entry to Greylock Hackfest, and acceptance as finalists into the KPCB Fellows Program.

Sponsor Prizes

Venmo

Best Hack That Makes Life So Easy
$3,000 + 50 MLH pts
Winner: Classity
to spend on a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Comcast

Best Hack in Media/Entertainment
$1500 + 50 MLH pts
Winner: ScreenShades
A chance to demo hack to the CEO of Comcast NBC Universal. Behind the scenes VIP technical tour of broadcast operations at 30 Rock in NYC followed by 4 VIP tickets to the taping of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Chegg

Best Hack That Makes Student's Lives Better
$1500 + 50 MLH pts
Winner: ReviewWith.us
A semester of free homework help from Chegg

Firebase

Best Use of Firebase
First Place: Pokepon
Second Place: VibeBack
Third Place: Townfloor
An iPad mini and $1000 of Firebase credit, $500 and $250 to the runner ups

50onred

Best Hack People Will Use Every Day
Winner: Daytripper
$1500 + 100 MLH pts
A trip to the 50onred office for a day to hang and recieve mentoring from the team

Microsoft

Best Cloud-Connected Hack
Winner: Classity
$1500
Best use of Sky Drive
Winner: SkyShare
Surface Pro for each team member
Best use of Windows Azure
Winner: Brainify
Award TBD

KPCB Fellows

Best Hack With Originality, Bold Vision, And Synergy Between Two Sectors + 100 MLH pts
Winner: Super Duper Mario
$1000

Apple

Best iOS Hack
Winner: Decrowder
64GB iPad Mini for each team member

Google Cloud Platform

Best Use Of Google Cloud Platform
Winner: PennCaps
4 Nexus 7's

Google

Most Creative Use Of Google Prediction API
Winner: ScreenShades
Nexus 4 Phones for the team

Clover

Best Hack For Merchants
Winner: Bitsurf
$1000

SoundCloud

Best Use of SoundCloud
Winner: Native.fm
Trip to Berlin to meet the team and tour the HQ

Epic

Best Health-IT Hack
Winner: Instalin
$500 per person to spend on newegg.com and interviews at company headquarters in Madison, WI

Yahoo

Best Mobile Hack
Winner: Super Duper Mario
$500 and a trip to Yahoo in NYC

Van Pelt Library

Best Use Of Library Data
Winner: Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts Visualization
$500

BloomReach

Best Use Of A Data Set On a Mobile Device
Winner: Just In Case
Leap Motions for the team

Dwolla

Best Dwolla API Hack
Winner: Wagerize
Raspberry Pi Complete Starter Kits

VenturePact

Best Use of APIs
Winner: Juke
Automatic entry into VenturePact incubator

Ink

Best Mobile Hack
Winner: Dapp
4 iPads
Best Use of Ink
Winner: 1TB free storage
Trip to Ink's Offices

Neo Technology

Best Use of a Connected Data Model with a Graph Database
Winner: Samaritan
A Romo interactive Robot for each team member

Dropbox

Best Hack That "Just Works"
Winner: Swap
100GB Dropbox Space and a Dropbox Snuggie

findthebest

Best Use Of Data For Consumers
Winner:
Trip to findthebest's offices in Santa Barbara, CA

Facebook

Best Facebook-Integrated Hack
Winner: PennCaps
4 Backpacks, Facebook bears, and Pebble Watches

Nuance Communications

Best Use Of Speech Technologies
Winner: Guideo
Nuanced NDEV Gold level service for any number of apps for one year

Point.io

Best Use Of Point.io Platform
Winner: HIPAA Document Viewer
Point.io Kegerator

SendGrid

Best Use Of SendGrid
Winner: Geocash
2 Massive starterkits for Smartthings (Know and Control your home)

ShopYourWay

Best Use Of Shop Your Way API
Winner: Suggest
$500

Twilio

Best Use Of Twilio API
Winner: Codetrial
3 Lego Mindstrom EV3 Robots

AddThis

Most Viral
Winner: Geocash
$100 Amex Gift Card + 50 MLH pts

AddThis

Most Data Driven
Winner: Intrepid
iPad 2

TokBox

Best Use Of TokBox API
Winner: Classity
3 Solar Powered Chargers

MongoDB

Best Use Of MongoDB
Winner: ScreenShades
MongoDB Swag

Mashery

Best App built using Mashery APIs
Winner: Netfixxed
Ping Pong Pro sTraining Robot + Table Tennis Set + 1000 Ping Pong Balls