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The MyMoneyAppUp Challenge Announces Judges from Facebook, Google, Harvard & More...

The MyMoneyAppUp Challenge Team is happy to announce the expert judges who will apply their experience and knowledge to evaluating your app design submissions! Cutting right to it, the list includes: 

  • Jean Chatzky -- Jean Chatzky is an award-winning personal finance journalist, best-selling author and television personality who specializes in making money make sense. 
  • Katie Burke Mitic, Director, Platform Marketing at Facebook -- Katie Mitic leads platform marketing for Facebook, with responsibility for shaping and growing innovative products for millions of developers and businesses that engage with Facebook’s community of over 900+ million users. 
  • Chris Bishko, Director, Investments at Omidyar Network -- Chris Bishko leads Omidyar Network’s investments in U.S. technology-enabled financial services companies.
  • Sendhil Mullainathan, Professor of Economics at Harvard University & Founder of ideas42 -- Sendhil Mullainathan is a Professor and Founder of ideas42, a non-profit behavioral economics ideas lab devoted to turning insights about people from behavioral economics into policies, interventions, and products that solve some of the world toughest problems. 
  • Carol Realini -- Carol Realini is a globally recognized banking innovator and mobile payment pioneer as well as a successful serial entrepreneur, author, and board member. She is passionate about the potential of mobile to enable financial services that empower people’s life and work.
  • Jonathan Weiner, Business Development, Payments at Google -- Jonathan Weiner is a recognized leader and proven entrepreneur with a consistent track record of creating and managing successful business ventures.

So, if you haven't already, do your part and give these judges something to judge! Submit your app design here. And remember three things: 

  1. An app design submission requires no technical know-how or coding ability. It’s the concept that’s key. 
  2. There’s a $25,000 prize purse on the line! Your app design submission could win the $10,000 Grand Prize, one of two $5,000 runner-up prizes, or one of two $2,500 honorable mentions! 
  3. App designs are due August 12, 2012!

Good luck to all!

Visit the FAQs page or email for more information!


- The MyMoneyAppUp Challenge Team