Are you interested in Windows Phone 7 Development? Do you already have your killer App in mind and want to get support while you build it? Do want to learn from Technical and Business Experts? Do you want the opportunity to present your business idea to Investors and Venture Capitalists while networking with other Entrepreneurs?
If you answered Yes to any of these questions, then BizSpark Camp is for you!
Microsoft BizSpark Start Up Camps give you a chance to get hands on training by attending a Skills Ramp Up Pre Day , then use your new skills to build an application – over a Weekend at the Start Up Camp! With help on hand and the technical skills you learn, you can take your idea to a functioning proof of concept or even fully functioning application in just a few days!
You can see the great results of the Phone 7 BizSpark Camp we ran in Melbourne just a few months ago here:
The pre day technical training is targeted at developers wanting to Ramp up their skills on Phone 7. Nick Randolph will be taking you through a fast tracked version of his Windows Phone Deep Dive Workshops: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dglover/archive/2010/09/09/windows-phone-7-deep-dive-workshops-sept-2010-mlb-syd-adl-bne.aspx
To get attend the pre day, you need Silverlight/WPF, C# .NET Framework skills and you should have completed a subset of hands on labs from the following:
The workshop will be run by Nick Randolph from BuiltToRoam. Nick is a Microsoft Mobility MVP (Most Valuable Professional) and he has considerable experience in the mobile and development industry.
Now you have the skills – it’s time to use them to Build an app!
The weekend workshop is all about you building something that you’d like to take to market. You can work by yourself or in teams, Nick Randolph (http://www.builttoroam.com) Microsoft’s Evangelists Dave Glover, Catherine Eibner plus a handful of local technical experts will be there to help you! At the end of the weekend you will be invited to present your work to the judging panel of experts & investors to receive feedback & prizes.
Have AT LEAST 1 developer in your team that has attended the Skills Ramp Up Pre day or who already has experience in developing Applications for Phone 7.
Be a member of Microsoft BizSpark (You will be asked to provide your BizSpark ID in your registration). www.microsoft.com/BizSpark