The EU Mobile Challenge is part of a global mobile solutions competition, whereby young innovators and entrepreneurs from around the globe compete to have their solution named “best mobile app”.
The competition has been divided into mobile challenge regions: Europe, US & Canada, Latam, Eurasia, Asia Pacific, Arab and Africa. Each region will run their own competition and the winners from each region will be selected to fly to Barcelona, where they will pitch on stage at the global finale at 4YFN Barcelona, which takes place from 27 February – 1 March 2017.
Organised by Mobile World Capital’s 4 Years From Now (4YFN) and the IE Business School, the EU Mobile Challenge is the European regional chapter that is open to teams where at least one member resides in Europe, the members are between the ages of 18 – 35 years old and the project has less than $200k of capital raised.
This compelling and impressive competition has been running since 2011 with the main objective to propel innovative ideas and concepts into viable solutions that gain capital investment and in turn, transforms brilliant, creative solutions into successful businesses. Applications can be submitted within many industries, such as health, entertainment, education, banking, environmental or social benefit and sharing economy.
Whether you simply have a great app idea, or you´re app is already in the development stage, the competition is up for grabs and we at 4YFN want to hear from you!
How the competition works….
Teams must be made up of 2-6 members and your mobile app ideas must be registered by 30 December 2016. The European finals will take place in Madrid on 26 January and as previously mentioned, the winner will go up against the best global mobile app solutions selected in the world to present and compete at the 4YFN event, held in Barcelona on 27 February – 1 March 2017.
Some of the reasons to apply…..
– The EU final winner will be flown to Barcelona to compete in the Global Mobile Challenge.
– Startups that are selected to compete in the EU finals receive mentoring by the best experts in the industry and get exposure
– This is a one of a kind opportunity to get feedback, network and interact with experts and other startups while enjoying Barcelona’s unique flair!
If you fancy your chances at being a global challenger, register and apply here. Remember, the last day to submit your idea is 30 December! Good luck!