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This article was published on October 25, 2013

    Salesforce offering $1 million prize at its inaugural Dreamforce hackathon for the best mobile app

    Salesforce offering $1 million prize at its inaugural Dreamforce hackathon for the best mobile app Image by: AFP/Getty Images
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    Salesforce announced today a $1 million prize for the next “killer” mobile app created at its Dreamforce conference. The company is hosting its first hackathon and developers can register today for a chance at the monumental prize. All entries must be submitted by November 20 by 6:00pm PST.

    The $1 million prize will be awarded to one team, with four other prizes also being given out, with monetary values ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 in increasing order. Judges will be evaluating developer apps by innovation, business value, user experience, and of course, based on its integration with the Salesforce Platform.

    Salesforce’s Dreamforce Hackathon

    Photo credit: ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images