Prizes

Grand Prize - Popular Choice Award
$9,000

Selected based on public voting. Win $3,000 cash and meet with the Lemon team in Palo Alto, California, USA or Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lemon will reimburse the expenses of the trip to meet with the Lemon team, including coach airfare for two (up to $2,000 per person), hotel (up to $1,000), plus food and transportation and entertainment (up to $1,000). The winner will have the opportunity to meet with the Lemon team in one-on-one sessions to learn more about all the aspects of founding a successful startup.

Runner-up Prize
$1,000

Win $1000 cash

Judges

Wences Casares

Wences Casares
CEO - Lemon

Bel Pesce

Bel Pesce
Business Development - Lemon

Cole Mercer

Cole Mercer
Marketing - Lemon

Wiki Chaves

Wiki Chaves
Design - Lemon

Angie Diaz

Angie Diaz
Development - Lemon

Meyer Malka

Meyer Malka
Chairman - Lemon and Managing Partner - Ribbit Capital

Chamath Palihpitiya

Chamath Palihpitiya
Managing Partner - The Social+Capital Partnership

Luis Samra

Luis Samra
General Manager - Evernote

Hugo Barra

Hugo Barra
Director of Product Management - Google

Adam Goldstein

Adam Goldstein
Co-Founder - Hipmunk

Manu Kumar

Manu Kumar
Chief Firestarte - K9 Ventures

Lukas Biewald

Lukas Biewald
CEO - CrowdFlower

Edu Henrique

Edu Henrique
Head of Mobile - Movile

Rodrigo Schmidt

Rodrigo Schmidt
Tech Lead - Facebook

Justin Kan

Justin Kan
Founder - Exec

Kevin Hartz

Kevin Hartz
CEO - Eventbrite

Judging Criteria

  • Impress us and enlighten us with your ideas!
    We love neat user experiences, we are crazy about bringing more value to our users, and we are always interested in new ways of getting people interested in having a mobile wallet.

How to enter

Participating in the Lemonade Challenge is easy:

  1. Get a Lemon API key here
  2. Create a mobile-optimized URL that leverages the Lemon APIs. For an example, check this guide out
  3. Complete your add-on using the SmartCard Wizard.
  4. Submit your add-on through this page.