App Idol Competition Starts Now

We are pleased to be announce our support for this entrepreneurial exercise in excellence. If you have been sitting on the fence wondering how the heck you are going to ever get that great app idea of yours to market then we have the news you’ve been waiting for.

In association with iPhoneAppCafe we would like to invite you to submit your idea to the App Idol contest which will guarantee the winning submission will be fully produced and published on iTunes free of charge to you. The best thing is, if you win the App Idol competition the app will not only be developed by some of the top developers in the industry it will remain 100% yours to reap the rewards. It doesn’t get any better than this!

Below is the official press release from iPhoneAppCafe which includes the relevant links to the App Idol Competition. BTW… we will be submitting our own idea for the ultimate app and trust us it is a real kick ass idea so bring it on… and best of luck!

Wednesday July 11, 2012: launches the App Idol competition, in which everybody from around the world is invited to submit their app idea. The winner will be announced on 16th August and as part of the prize they will have their app developed by the leading development company Locassa, as well as winning the $1000 prize money and significant publicity on iPhoneAppCafe.comand partner sites.

The competition is now open, and will be for two weeks, for entrants to submit their idea in written form, with the hope that they will be shortlisted as one of 20 finalists who will then be asked to produce a video of them explaining why their app idea should win this incredible opportunity.

The finalists’ submissions will then be handed to a panel of esteemed judges, including successful young entrepreneur Chris Maddern, Locassa’s CEO Simon Lee, iPhone Life’s Editor Alex Cequea and rags-to-riches bin man-turned-successful app developer Rob Shoesmith, who will determine the final outcome.

Once the winner is announced, they will begin work with Locassa in developing the app, along with the invaluable feedback and mentoring from the app entrepreneurs on the panel of judges.

iPhoneAppCafe’s editor David Harfield says that, “Since iPhone apps have been such a huge part of our professional and personal lives for the past few years, we thought, who better than us to try and launch the next big success story?! We’re very excited about giving a new app developer the opportunity to realise their dreams.”