AppNite (Sponsored by Buddy Media & Bebo)

Location: Regency E Level: Novice

AppNite features 10 awesome developers doing lightning-fast 5-minute live demos, with prizes for the 2 best apps
(as determined by audience vote).

Developers may enter their apps in one of two categories:

  • Facebook-compatible apps (Facebook, Bebo)
  • OpenSocial-compatible apps (MySpace, Hi5, Orkut, Friendster, Ning)

Five apps from each category will be selected to present at AppNite, and the top app in each category will win a Dash Express two-way Internet-connected GPS navigation device.

NOTE: ALL developers who apply for AppNite get a discount code for 50% off normal registration
(see entry form link below).

=> Click here to enter your app now!

AppNite submissions must be received by midnight on Friday, June 6th.
AppNite Demo candidates will be chosen & informed via email by Monday, June 9th.

Sponsored by:
Buddy Media

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Dave McClure

500 Hats

Dave McClure has been geeking out in Silicon Valley for almost twenty years as a software developer, entrepreneur, startup advisor, angel investor, blogger, & internet marketing nerd. Dave is the conference chair for Graphing Social Patterns, and a co-chair for Web 2.0 Expo. He has been a guest lecturer at Stanford University for the nation’s first-ever course on building Facebook Apps.

Previously Dave launched and ran marketing for job search engine Simply Hired in 2005, and before that Dave worked at PayPal as Director of Marketing, where he launched the PayPal Developer Network program in 2001. Prior to PayPal Dave was a database consultant and programmer for several companies including Microsoft and Intel, and in 1994 he founded Aslan Computing, later acquired by Servinet/Panurgy in 1998.

Before coming to Silicon Valley, Dave barely graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with a BS in Mathematical Sciences Engineering and a minor in frisbee, billiards, and foosball. For more info see Dave’s blog: Master of 500 Hats

  • Buddy Media
  • AOL
  • Bebo
  • Clearspring
  • Friendster
  • Gratis Network
  • Hook Mobile
  • SocialMedia
  • BNet

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