Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Microsoft Innovation Centre (MIC) Nepal Will Conduct Phone Apps Development Factory


***Here is your chance to learn Developing Apps in 5 days***

-         Over one third of Nepal’s population has phones
-         Of the over 16% of the population that has Internet, only 1% has other forms of internet, for the rest it is Internet on their phones.
-         In less than 2 years, all software will be on phones and tablet PCs.

MIC Nepal is going to conduct a five day Phone Apps Development Factory whereby you can convert your idea to an app and upload it within this 5 day period.

·         First day will be a crash mini-course on c# development.
·         Day 2 and 3 will be training on Phone Apps Development.
·         Day 4 & 5 will be project development where you convert your ideas to upload to the marketplace.
·         On day 5, there will be a Pitch Fest to present your apps to the jury who will decide on the most viable apps for the marketplace.

After having successfully conducted a number of such camps, we have had about 20 apps already uploaded to the Marketplace and hope to have about 80 apps by December end. These were all from people that had no previous experience or knowledge about software development.

Date: January 2-6, 2012 (Monday to Friday)
Time: 12:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Cost: NPR 1,500 only (Nepalese Rupees one thousand five hundred only)
Venue: MIC Nepal


The solutions development from this Factory will be entitled for the following benefits:
Apps Competition:
Once participants develop their apps they can submit it for the competition.  Anyone can take part in the competition. It is not necessary to sit through the training to take part in competition. The best 3 apps will be rewarded with some prizes and also they will be competing with 6 other international developers from Brazil and Indonesia. The best 3 apps from this competition will get chance to pitch their app on Microsoft Innovation Center SummIT2012 in USA.
Benefits:
-          It will help in Microsoft Certification
-          Career development
-          BizSpark High potential Startup
Award:
-          National Award Ceremony
-          International Award Ceremony In the next MIC Summit
Attractions:
1.       The best 3 apps will be awarded with prizes.
2.       The best 3 apps will be competing with the best 3 apps from Brazil and the best 3 apps from Indonesia.
3.       The best 3 apps from above competition will be pitching to the Microsoft Innovation Center SummIT2012.
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For More Information 
Contact: MIC Nepal
Phone: 2011302/3
Unlimited Technologies,
Unlimited Building, PO Box 956,
Khichapokhari, Opp Pashupati Plaza, Kathmandu, NEPAL
*   URL: http://nepal.micnetwork.org *Facebook: http://facebook.com/groups/micnepal

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