imageEntries must serve a "social good". WE define this as a good or service that provides some sort of benefit to the general public and doesn’t solely exist to provide the maximum possible return to shareholders.

Some classic examples of social good topics are: clean water, literacy, food security, healthy & safe environment. For the purposes of this contest, we’re considering any topic within TechSoup Global's HackerHelper Wiki.

Status: Open for submissions
Submissions Open: Mon, 11/05/2012 - 12:01am
Submissions Close: Thu, 02/28/2013 - 11:59pm
Voting Opens: Fri, 03/01/2013 - 12:01am
Voting Closes: Fri, 03/15/2013 - 11:59pm
Winners Announced: Mon, 03/25/2013 - 12:00pm

Winner Receives:

  • Best Overall Windows 8 App: $15,000
  • Best Overall Windows 8 Phone App: $15,000;
  • People’s Choice App: $10,000;
  • PLUS Windows 8 Phone for each winner!

Learn more here