almost 8 years ago
We’re thrilled to announce the winners of MyMoneyAppUp App Design Challenge!
Today at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, eight finalists presented their App Design to the panel of expert judges. Also on hand, providing remarks were Mary John Miller, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance of the U.S. Department of Treasury; Neal S. Wolin, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Treasury; Cyrus Amir-Mokri, Assistant Secretary, Financial Institutions of the U.S. Department of Treasury; Kimberly Gartner, Senior Vice President, Advisory Services at the Center for Financial Services Innovation; and Timothy Flacke, Executive Director of the D2D Fund.
So without further adieu, the MyMoneyAppUp App Design Challenge winners are:
- Grand Prize, $10,000: Nicole Kendrot of Hoboken, NJ for her app, Centz
- Runner-Up, $5,000: Richard Trask and Jason Mastriana of Landenberg, Pennsylvania and Newark Delaware (respectively) for their app, My Next Car
- Runner-Up, $5,000: Pamela Chan and Eric Tyler of Washington, D.C. for their app, MOOLAH
- Honorable Mention, $2,500: Nancy Lottridge Anderson of Clinton, Mississippi for her app, Crazy Money
- Honorable Mention, $2,500: Rob Scott of Parrish, Florida for his app, Know It ALL
Congratulations to our winners, finalists and all participants! And thanks again to everyone who made the challenge a great success!
Additionally, regardless of whether or not you won a prize, were a finalists or even submitted an idea to the IdeaBank or an App Design, you are encouraged to check out the Financial Capability Development Competition (FinCapDev), a complementary competition to the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge. Launch in October, FinCapDev provides the space in which MyMoneyAppUp competitors can take their ideas from concept to actual working app with the help of financial and technology industry experts, financial support, and a variety of other resources. And like the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge, FinCapDev will award cash prizes. Lean more at http://fincapdev.com.
All are also encouraged to visit the Department of the U.S. Treasury's Financial Data Directory. The purpose of the Finance Data Directory is to make it easier for members of the public, software developers, and other innovators to promote financial capability by using finance data to create personal finance tools.
The MyMoneyAppUp Challenge Team