Moto Mods Contest: Pitch your own idea and win funding opportunity

Moto Transform Your Phone

Motorola is struggling to roll-out a worthy competitor against ultra high-tech smartphones pouring down into electronic market. Currently, Motorola has its hopes invested in Moto Z and Moto Z Play. However, the company has also played a new card in an attempt to rejuvenate its productivity. Motorola has teamed up with Verizon and Indiegogo to organize a contest in which developers would be invited to create their own Moto Mods.

The winners would get a chance to pitch for funding after meeting Motorola’s core executive team at its headquarters in Chicago.

Moto Mods Contest

Motorola had already released the Moto Mods Development Kit (MDK) to allow everyone to come forward and create their own Mod. So far, Motorola claims, the kit have everything that can turn a phone into a camera, a movie projector, a speaker, and even as an extra battery pack.

Developers can go though rest of the details, rules and regulations, terms and conditions etc. on Indiegogo page

Motorola wants to go one step ahead and is inviting developers to build and fund their own Moto Mods. Starting from today through January 31, 2017, interested developers can sign up for the Moto Mods Developer contest with their best idea.

Moto Mod Contest 2

In addition, the hackathons would be organized in the United States starting at New York followed by next one in San Francisco in January 2017. Developers would be given chance to create their own Mods during the hackathon and winners would be invited to meet Motorola executive team and funding would be facilitated through Lenovo Capital that has committed about $1 million to encourage the best Moto Mods ideas. For more details, developers can log onto Mod The Future.

We will be waiting to see the outcomes of this initiative. The contest might help Moto to hunt some talented brains and spice up its phones with additional attraction though these Mods.

Via: Motorola  



Madan has been writing about eco-friendly gadgets and technologies for over 5 years now. He has an inclination for all things green and wonderful. He is a local social activist with a global vision. When not writing, Madan can be seen capturing the best of urban wildlife in his DSLR lens.