Thomson Reuters challenged developers internationally to build the most useful, high-quality, and visually appealing applications

Thomson Reuters has long been an industry leader in providing timely, accurate information to financial professionals. Those professionals are increasingly turning to mobile devices as important interfaces for information. We are challenging developers internationally to build the most useful, high-quality, and visually appealing applications, offering $25,000 in cash and prizes. In order to be considered for prizes, all submitted software applications must use at least one content set from the Thomson Reuters Knowledge Direct API. Applications must be installable on the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, or Android Operating systems. Note: Developers maintain all intellectual property ownership for their submissions.

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How to enter

When you have produced an original, working, mobile application that meets all contest requirements, you may submit it as a contest entry. Simply fill out the submission form found on Submit Application; be sure your entry includes all required information; and read and accept the Official Rules.

Between April 20th 2010 at noon EST and July 9th 2010 at 5 PM EST, interested entrants must register here (registration is free). We will automatically send an email to the address you entered in the registration form. You must respond to this email as requested in the body of the message, after which you will be fully registered. To receive the electronic credentials required to access an API Key, view the simple instructions on our Resources page.

Judges

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Tom Glocer
CEO, Thomson Reuters

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James Powell
CTO, Thomson Reuters

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Eric Frank
President of Investment & Advisory, Thomson Reuters

Vivek Nasta

Vivek Nasta
Global Head of Mobility, Markets, Thomson Reuters

Roger Ehrenberg

Roger Ehrenberg
Managing Partner, IA Venture Partners

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Stephen Sparkes
CIO, Morgan Stanley Investment Banking

Rikki Tahta

Rikki Tahta
Founder and Chairman, Covestor

Judging Criteria

  • Usefulness to a financial professional
  • Quality of the implementation
  • Ease of use and visual appeal