The Pokki Challenge

The first Pokki Challenge is over. The judges have cast their votes and the
winners have been announced!

Pokki Cup

Mixtape Download

Prize - $30,000

Developer - Mohamed Tedjani Meftah

Listen for free to the best internet radio, with handcrafted mixes curated by people who know and love music. Search for a mix by artist or genre, and follow others who make compelling mixes.

Pokki Mixtape

Chess Download

Prize - $13,000

Developer - Jeet Singh

Put your chess skills to the test! Play against a challenging computer opponent, watch simulated replays from famous matches, and learn tactics.

Pokki Chess

Instagrille Download

Prize - $7,000

Developer - Denis Denisyuk

See fun and gorgeous photos from your closest friends, and creative people from around the world. Instagram is now on the desktop with Instagrille for Pokki.

Pokki Instagrill

Notable Mentions

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Little Alchemy

Start with four basic elements, then mix and match them to create more and more awesome things.

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Number Mash

Become a mathematic master! Add balls with numbers and reach sums of 10, 15 or 20 (depending on difficulty).

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Fliqa is a great companion to Flickr. Browse interesting photos, see published photos from your contacts, and upload photos.

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View movie trailers, read reviews, and see critic and audience ratings - all with Movies+.

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Suck your productivity away with this handy app for reddit. Browse links, view photos and videos, read comments, and switch between sub-reddits.

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Vid Finder

Search and play videos across a bunch of popular websites including YouTube, Dailymotion, Blip, and Hulu.

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Pathuku is an Eulerian puzzle game in which you have to connect all the dots without crossing a path twice.

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Keep up to date with your YouTube recommendations, subscriptions, and favorites with Tubbi.




Braden Kowitz

Product Designer

Google Ventures


Preshit Deorukhkar

Editor, Lover of UI Design

Beautiful Pixels


Fontaine Shu

Pokki Ninja



Angel Leon

Open Source Coder


The Pokki Challenge was a contest to build a new and awesome app for Pokki. The contest ran from September 22nd, 2011 to Tuesday November 15th, 2011 at 11:59pm (PST), and was open to teams or just a single developer.

The judges scored all entries on a variety of criteria including Utility, Appearance, User Experience, Uniqueness, and Quality. The top three winners received USD $30,000, $13,000 and $7,000 respectively.

For details please read the Official Rules For additional questions please contact