Impact Hub and Facebook Developer Circles Community are coming together to bring the Facebook Community Challenge. This is a competition where developers build software apps which push forward Facebook’s mission to connect other people.
On the 16th of June, Facebook Developer Circle: Harare will be hosting World Build Day to divulge more information about the Facebook Community Challenge and to help participants come up with teams and polish up on the cool ideas that will stem from the brainstorming sessions.
There are 11 Prize categories and these include:
First Place – Global Round • $30,000 USD
Second Place – Global Round • $20,000 USD
Third Place – Global Round • $10,000 USD
Best Pre-Existing, Updated Solution – Global Round • $7,000 USD
First Place – Regional Round (7) • $7,500 USD awarded in each region
Second Place – Regional Round (7) • $5,000 USD awarded in each region
Third Place – Regional Round (7) • $3,500 USD awarded in each region
Best Pre-Existing, Updated Solution – Regional Round (7) • $3,000 USD awarded in each region
Bonus Prize: Best solution to Bridge on and offline experiences • $10,000 USD
Bonus Prize: Best solution to Build and grow community • $10,000 USD
Bonus Prize: Best solution to Drive engaging communities • $10,000 USD
What’s the purpose of this meetup?
The purpose of the meetup on the 16th of June is to:
– Explain the community challenge and its different components
– Bring together teams that are already created and giving them the opportunity to work together
– Give the opportunity to those interested in participating to form teams on the ground
– Bring mentors around to help participants
If you are interested in the joining the Facebook developer circle you can check out their group.