Evernote Announces Evernote Accelerator

                   Evernote Announces Evernote Accelerator

New Program in Partnership with Honda Silicon Valley Lab and DOCOMO Innovation
Ventures to Mentor Evernote Platform Developers

PR Newswire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 16, 2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Evernote today announced
Evernote Accelerator, a month-long intensive mentorship program that will help
promising developer teams using the Evernote platform transform nascent
projects into viable products. Selected from among the most talented entrants
in the 2013 Evernote Devcup, Accelerator teams will be invited, expenses paid,
to work directly with Evernote senior developers and designers to hone their
projects at Evernote headquarters.

The Evernote Accelerator program is led by Rafe Needleman, current Evernote
platform advocate and former technology journalist with 15 years of experience
covering early stage-start-ups.

The program's curriculum begins in October 2013 and will offer participating
teams guidance on product design, marketing and business development. Evernote
Accelerator will culminate with a launch event in November 2013, where
Accelerator teams will demo their products in front of an audience of
journalists, investors and Silicon Valley thought leaders.

Produced in partnership with Honda Silicon Valley Lab (HSVL) and DOCOMO
Innovation Ventures (DIV), the Evernote 2013 Devcup and Accelerator Program
will also promote feature development in two unique areas. HSVL is sponsoring
a special transportation-focused prize (Honda Innovation Award) for the
bestenhancementsto the in-vehicle experience, and DIV is sponsoring the
DOCOMO Mobile Magic Award for the best mobile experience. HSVL and DIV will
each help select a team to represent their respective categories in the
Evernote Accelerator.

"With Evernote Accelerator, we're going beyond just offering a platform for
developers to build on," said Rafe Needleman. "This program is allowing us to
team up with cool partners like HSVL and DIV to help promising young
developers create innovative products that work with Evernote and to help turn
their products into robust businesses."

Teams invited to attend the Evernote Accelerator will receive travel and
lodging expenses along with astipendfor incidentals, and work space at
Evernote Headquarters. To be considered for the Evernote Accelerator, teams
must participate in the full 2013 Devcup competition and follow the submission
rules and deadlines outlined at dev.evernote.com.Evernote does not take a
financial position in the companies or products that go through its developer
programs, including Devcup and Evernote Accelerator.

The 2013 Devcup awards and Accelerator programs are preceded by several
developer events and hackathons that take place in cities around the world
includingTokyo, Singapore, Zurich, and Mexico City. In the first developer
event of its kind for Evernote, Honda Silicon Valley Lab will come to Evernote
HQ in Redwood City, Calif. from May 31 to June 2, 2013 to host a hackathon
that focuses on the HSVL experimental vehicle that is specially designed to
incorporate vehicle data with apps that enhance the in-vehicle mobility
experience.

A full list of Devcupmeet-upsand Developer Workshops can be found on
theofficial Evernote Devcup site. More information on Evernote Accelerator
can be found at http://dev.evernote.com/accelerator/.

About Evernote
Evernote is helping the world remember everything by building innovative
products and services that allow individuals to capture, find and interact
with their memories. Evernote apps are available on all major computer, web,
mobile, and tablet platforms. For more information, please visit
www.evernote.com.

About DOCOMO Innovation Ventures
DOCOMO Innovation Ventures is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO. It runs
a 10-billion-yen (about US$100 million)venture fund,and an incubation
program to support startups, primarily inJapan.

About HSVL
The Honda Silicon Valley Lab is a division of Honda R&D Americas, Inc., the
North American research and development subsidiary of Honda R&D Co., Ltd. HSVL
was established in May 2011 in Mountain View, Calif. as an open innovation lab
for global Honda R&D focused on information technology. HSVL interfaces with a
broad spectrum of IT innovators, from large, well established companies to
small startup firms and individuals. The recent integration of Apple Siri Eyes
Free into certain Honda and Acura vehicles is a recent example Honda's effort
to lead the industry in bringing new information technology into its products.
For more information, please visit www.hondasvl.com.

For more information about Evernote or Evernote Accelerator, please contact:

Ronda Scott
Evernote
415-999-3279
rscott@evernote.com

SOURCE Evernote

Website: http://evernote.com
Website: http://hondasvl.com
 
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