Introducing the winners of the Actions on Google Developer Challenge

At I/O 2017, we announced our first Actions on Google Developer Challenge encouraging you to build apps for the Google Assistant. Today, we’re proud to announce the competition’s winners, chosen from thousands of entries.

Best new apps for the Google Assistant

First place goes to 100 Years Ago, an app that travels back in time 100 years and lets you listen to an interactive radio show, including breaking news and the latest hit songs circa 1917. The winner will receive a trip to our Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA, a trip to Google I/O 2018, and $10,000!

Second place goes to Credit Card Helper, which helps users find the best credit cards quickly and avoid traps. The winner will receive $7,500 and a Google Home!

Third place goes to Planet Quiz, a fun and educational game that lets you learn more about the Solar System. The winner will enjoy $5,000 and a Google Home.

Other prize categories

The best app by a student or student team. There are 5 winners selected in this category.

You win $5,000 in cash that you can spend on a trip, or on some early holiday shopping. You also receive your very own Google Home.

The app with the most interesting yet unexpected functionality

You win $1,500 in cash to spend however you want, like on new toys, or a nice gift for Mom who always believed your ideas were the best.

The app that makes the judges lose track of time

You win $2,500 in cash and also take home some schwag, because who doesn’t love schwag?

The app that enhances the experience with the most interesting usage of different sounds

You win $1,500 in cash to spend however you want, like on new toys, or a nice gift for Mom who always believed your ideas were the best.

The app that has the most engaging personality. There are 3 winners selected in this category.

You win $2,500 in cash and also take home some schwag, because who doesn’t love schwag?

The app with the highest rating in the directory on September 30th. To be eligible for this award, your app needs to be above the median in terms of ratings received.

You win $5,000 in cash that you can spend on a trip, or on some early holiday shopping. You also receive your very own Google Home.

The app that helps you the most when your hands are tied up

You win $2,500 in cash and also take home some schwag, because who doesn’t love schwag?

The best app designed to help parents

You win $5,000 in cash that you can spend on a trip, or on some early holiday shopping. You also receive your very own Google Home.

The app that best adapts to user behavior, making each return experience more personalized

You win $2,500 in cash and also take home some schwag, because who doesn’t love schwag?

The app that most helps you increase your productivity

You win $5,000 in cash that you can spend on a trip, or on some early holiday shopping. You also receive your very own Google Home.

The best app developed using Dialogflow

You win $5,000 in cash that you can spend on a trip, or on some early holiday shopping.

The best app developed using Converse.ai

You win $5,000 in cash that you can spend on a trip, or on some early holiday shopping.

The best app using DashBot analytics

You win $5,000 in cash that you can spend on a trip, or on some early holiday shopping.

Congratulations to all of the winners and thanks to everyone who participated. Be sure to follow us on Twitter, join the G+ community, and sign up for the Actions on Google developer newsletter to hear about future opportunities!