WRDS invites you to join the XBRL Challenge for a chance to win $20,000

Join the 2nd annual XBRL Challenge, application building contest for developers that is sponsored by WRDS. 

Build an open source analytical app that consumes XBRL formatted financial statement data. 

Why enter?
• Chance to win the $20,000 Grand Prize
• Get a technical education on XBRL, the biggest change to financial statement reporting in decades
• Get visibility for your app and your organization

All contestants will gain access to an XBRL database, experts and documentation, and get visibility through media outreach, web posting and the chance to present at live events in front of investors, VCs, software companies and developers. 

Learn more at http://xbrl.us/challenge or go straight to our Facebook page at http://xbrl.us/challengeFB

Plus, learn about the challenges and benefits of working with XBRL data at these FREE webinars:

The VC Market and Opportunities for XBRL Applications, November 27, 2012 at 3pm ET – join Philip Moyer, Managing Director, Safeguard Scientifics, where he is responsible for sourcing opportunities in financial technology and Enterprise 3.0.  Philip was previously President and CEO of EDGAR Online.

Beyond SEC Reporting – More Opportunities for XBRL, December 11, 2012 at 3pm ET – join Kaitlin Lee, Web Developer, Sunlight Foundation, on significant opportunities in government reporting for structured data.

To register for one or both webinars, go to http://xbrl.us/challenge and use the links on the right side of the page.