AppCircus on Health Barcelona Jury

We’re excited to announce the jury to pitch at theApps ON Health conference organized by the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona on the 19th of March 2012. The conference brings together international thought leaders to explore the business opportunities of mobile apps in the healthcare and wellness industry.

The selected developers will do a 3-minute pitch of their app in front of the international jury of experts below. The winner will get the chance to perform a live 3min demo in Doctors & You 2.0, the International Healthcare Social Media & Web 2.0 Conference in Europe (May 23-24 2012, Paris) and the winner will also have the possibility to win a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards, during the 2013 Mobile World Congress.

The AppCircus on Health event starts at 16.45, the winner will be announced at 18.15. Check here for all details about the event.

The jury members include:

CHIA HWU

Chia Hwu, CEOChia’s background spans product design, marketing, and both hard sciences and the visual arts. Before Qubop, she was Director of Marketing at Ansca Mobile, where she was responsible for leading brand strategy, public relations, and product marketing.

Chia previously worked at 23andMe, where she built the company’s user communities, using a network of enthusiastic users to successfully launch a new product. In addition, she created a new business line with niche customers of the service, and managed some of the earliest efforts in marketing genetics to consumers.

Chia has worked in biotech as a medicinal chemist, completed all coursework for a PhD in Chemistry, received her MS from UCSD, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Williams College. She is a coauthor of Teach Yourself the Twitter API in 24 Hours (Sams) and an expert at the integration of game mechanics and social features into apps.

DAN PHILLIPS

Dan Phillips

Dan brings more than five years of healthcare strategy consulting experience to Healthbox. Most recently, he served on the founding team of Physician Career Management Group (PCMG), an agency that represents early career physicians seeking job placement, contract review, and business advisory services.

Prior to joining PCMG, Dan served as a senior consultant with The Camden Group, specializing in organization-wide business planning and service line development, with a focus on strategic and financial planning. He also spent a few years with Sg2, a healthcare consulting and thought leadership firm, where he worked with health systems in the UK, Canada, and Southeast Asia, focusing on international standards of clinical excellence and care delivery models.

Dan earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he majored in biology. He currently chairs the Associate Board of Urban Students Empowered, a nonprofit that offers college prep services to underprivileged high schools students in Chicago.

LEKSHMY PARAMESWARAN

Lekshmy ParameswaranLekshmy Parameswaran is a founding partner of fuelfor, an innovation design consultancy specialised in healthcare and based in Barcelona. With more than 10 years of healthcare industry experience, she has been leading programs to generate and translate insights into new business value propositions for public and private sector clients in EU, USA and Asia.

At fuelfor she is responsible for Insights Research and Strategy, bringing the voices of patients, their families and care providers into the innovation process in inspiring ways. A strong thread through her work is the abilit to communicate credibly across disciplines: encouraging innovation teams to challenge conventional thinking and to use design thinking and doing as a strategic tool for innovation.

Prior to founding fuelfor, Lekshmy enjoyed a 10-year career working with Philips Healthcare supporting the development of their Care Cycle strategy, Consumer Healthcare and Ambient Experience businesses.

She holds a Master of Engineering degree from Cambridge University and a Master of Arts from the Royal College of Art in London.

JORGE CARRASCO

Jorge CarrascoSenior Consultant at Telefonica for mobile apps business development. Telecom engineer and MBA with honorable mention at IE Business School, he works in creating innovative business models in mobility areas, managing a customer portfolio with more than 150 customers and giving support to more than 2000. Previously he has worked in enterprises such as Ericsson and Accenture.

XAVIER LORENZ

Xavier LorenzPassionate about communication and innovation, with a bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Professionally, he has been dedicated to strategic marketing and communication within the healthcare sector since the early 1990s. Previously, he worked as an A&E doctor, Medical and Marketing Unit Manager for Boehringer Mannheim and Business Unit Manager for Roche Pharmaceuticals. He is Co-founder and Managing Director of innuo, started in 2002, and he collaborates as a Professor at a variety of universities.

Hope to see you there! Follow @appcircus on Twitter for latest news and updates.

Selected apps to pitch at AppCircus in Milan

Find out which are the top selected apps that will pitch on the stage of AppCircus in Milan:
Congrats to all the selected developers!

The best showcase of apps is open to developers, platforms, media, investors and general audience to participate. AppCircus will give you the visibilty your app needs to succeed in the mobile tech ecosystem. Tell the world what’s your app about!

Wondering if you can attend the show? Of course! And for free! You just need to join appcircus.com for free and click on “Register now to attend!” on top of this page. Don’t wait last minute – the event is likely to be filling up quickly! December 20th will be the special date, come join this amazing show!

Amongst the 10 apps selected to pitch on stage, the winner will receive a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards, to be held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2012.

iMenuXL:  The iPad Menu for innovative restaurant. The interface of iMenu XL is fully customizable with your own logo and images of the restaurant.
Shopapp: Shopapp is a mobile eLoyalty app and platform that will let the brands create and develop interaction and loyalty campaigns with customers using geolocation and gamification.
InfinityZero – Tortured Beauty – Episode 1: is a revolution in the graphic novel format. With every turn of the pages on the iPad, the drawings animate, morphing into videos with flesh-and-blood actors, and then solidify again into drawings.<
Answhere.me:  Search engines are the most visited website by smartphone users but due do the intrinsic hardware constraints (awesome yet small LCD, small keyboard) traditional search engines are everything but an effective solution to find information quickly: you can
AugmentedXp: The product conceived and developed by JoinPad, able to assist no-technician personal involved in extraordinary maintenance of a particular device.
GoWar: GoWar is a software farm that develops geolocalized social mobile games, free on stores and with a revenue model based on virtual goods.
Allergine: Allergine is intended to provide users a tool for monitoring air quality in the city of Rome (now, but we planned to use data from other cities).
TidyApp: Create your personal box with your favourite photos, videos, contacts and notes.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

Winner of AppCircus in Sao Paulo

Meet now the latest AppCircus winner, Incredible Circus an app made in Brasil!

On Wednesday December 14th we stopped in Sao Paulo to portrait the local ecosystem of apps.

Incredible Circus is a blast through cannons on 32 levels as a bodysuited daredevil. Use elastic bands and trampolines to jump above obstacles or through fire rings, remembering to avoid falling and cracking your helmet!

This lucky winner the winner has received a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards, to be held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2012.

The runner-up is Thumba Photo!

Thumba Photo Editor comes with more than 70 high-quality adjustments and effects, all very easy to use and can be applied many times you want in photos of any size. Zoom and comparison with the original photo tools are easily accessible.

We’d like to thank all the participants, jury members, local organizers and audience who came to join the best showcase of apps!

And of course, thanks to the sponsors who supported this special event.

And our Media Partner: 

Thank you all, we hope to see you again very soon!

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Winner of AppCircus in Ljubljana

This time MobileMonday Slovenia was colored by AppCircus colors. We were happy to have AppCircus show in Ljubljana, and already exiting about next year!

Ten great apps started with their 3 minutes presentations and demos. There were 2 teams from Croatia, and 8 from Slovenia. Some of them really impressed with great creative presentations bring lots of questions and reactions from jury and audience. After all teams presented their apps, the jury had a quite hard work to decide… But finally they declared a winner, the Monkey Labour team!

Meet the AppCircus in Ljubljana winner, Mobot the Robot!

Mobot the robot is expected to mindlessly labor at his job deep inside the bowels of a corporate production facility while his monkey boss vents frustration by throwing obstacles Mobot’s way. Help Mobot stick it back to the system while avoiding being replaced by a cheaper model in this deliciously retro 80s style electronic handheld game rehash.

We need to mentions also Spotie app from Croatia and Wazzap app from Slovenia, they took 2nd and 3rd place.

And a huge “thank you” to all the jury members that became part of the best showcase of apps, and the local organizers team!:

Tina Tavčar – Designer for  Innovatif

Gregor Rebolj – Mobile developer at KLIKA

Ivan Brezak Brkan – Startup expert at Netokracija
Jure Mikuž – RSG Kapital
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

AppCircus Academy in Madrid winner

Yesterday it was a very special day for all of us: we celebrated the first AppCircus Academy in Madrid, held at the Universidad Carlos lll de Madrid.

Half intensive day of presentations, workshops and the AppCircus Competition!

The winner of the best aplication showcase was the app Feebbo:

This app lets users win money participating in market research from companies. It´s a fast way to get answer from users that let companies get enough information to create goods, take decisions or promos as costumer wants.

They have won a nomination to pitch their app at the Mobile Premier Awards held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress and thanks to Nokia, the latest Nokia Lumia Smartphone. Congratulations!

We had also a special mention to Wymob, the second best app of the event:

Wymob is the best way to move, optimize your time, be located all the time, keep in touch with your friends, report incidents… Anticipates jams, calculate your route, find your friends, tell your friends where you are exactly and much more..

Nokia also offered to this amazing app a new smartphone!

We want to thank all the participants, jury members, audience and contestants who were part of this show!

Also a big “thank you” to the sponsors who helped making this special event becoming a reality, to our coolest moderator and the organizers and the Universidad Carlos lll de Madrid for embracing the project!

We really hope to see you soon!

AppCircus Academy has the support of:

NokiaBlueviaIntel AppUp

Microsoft

Jury members of AppCircus in Sao Paulo

Meet the professionals that will compose the jury of AppCircus in Sao Paulo!

Remember that AppCircus is coming to Brasil on December 14th at Microsoft Auditorium.

Jose Lecy Costa – New Technologies and Innovation Senior Manager in Telefonica | Vivo

Marcos Bonas Simoes Mathias – New Technologies and Innovation Consultant in Telefonica | Vivo

Silvia Valadares – Startup Community Lead at Microsoft Brazil.

Vanessa Calil – Developer Marketing Manager for Latin America at Nokia.

José Luciano do Vale – Director of Business Development and Lead of the Qualcomm Internet Services Division in the Southern Cone.

Bob Wollheim – Entrepreneur, CEO of Appies.co and Venture Corp at Endeavor.

Renato Arradi – Senior Product Marketing Manager at Motorola Brazil.

See you there! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook!

Selected apps to pitch at AppCircus in Sao Paulo

AppCircus is coming to São Paulo on December 14th, at Microsoft Auditorium (Av Nações Unidas 12.901 – Centro de Convenções Nações Unidas (CENU) – Torre Norte 31º Andar – Brooklyn – São Paulo – SP), starting at 6:30pm, this time partnering with Innoveur.

The best showcase of apps is open to developers, platforms, media, investors and general audience to participate. AppCircus will give you the visibilty your app needs to succeed in the mobile tech ecosystem. Tell the world what’s your app about!

Amongst the 10 apps selected to pitch on stage, the winner will receive a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards, to be held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2012.

Meet the lucky apps!:

FourLater: Announce where your next checkin will be so your friends can join you, comment, and get notifications when it’s almost time to be there. Still only a functional prototype!
MeuCarrinho: MeuCarrinho is a grocery shopping assistant. It is the best way to manage your shopping lists and have them always in hand! A very well designed and intuitive tool which is available both for smartphones and for web.
Car Locator:
Where is your car now? Car Locator will help you! With the purpose of provide the best possible user experience with an intuitive interface, the Car Locator easily record position of the car, take a photo and maps the quickest route to get to the car.
O Mundo vs. Danilo Gentili: is a game first released for iPad, developed for the famous brazilian comedian Danilo Gentili, in one of his favorite styles: Tower Defense.
Go-Go-Goat! The Best Free Game: Hop your way to the top with the cutest, funniest and most addictive jumping game to ever hit the Android Market!
Gabaritar: Tool for Exams The world of exams requires students not only dedication. Discipline and the right strategies are essential to optimize the time devoted to study and improve the efficiency of learning.
The Incredible Circus: Blast through cannons on 32 levels as a bodysuited daredevil. Use elastic bands and trampolines to jump above obstacles or through fire rings, remembering to avoid falling and cracking your helmet.
Runaway Groom: Are you getting married, considering it, or know someone who is? Frightening isn’t it? Well, here’s your chance to try and escape the clutches of wedlock and pass the time while you have some second thoughts.
runens: Do you want to run a marathon for the first time, what should you do? Hiring a coach is the way to go, but you need to take the best out of this experience. We can help you out!
Thumba Photo Editor: Is the most complete editor for your photos in Windows Phone 7. It has more than 70 high-quality adjustments and effects, all very easy to use and can be applied many times you want in photos of any size.
SOS Life: Medical ID cards is a great and important way of making sure that a citizen has, in case of medical emergency, all his personal medical status, history and other valuable information available immediately at anytime and anywhere.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

Selected apps in AppCircus Lisbon

Meet the top selected apps that will present in AppCircus Lisbon. This special edition will take place on December 16th at Vodafone Portugal HeadquartersParque das Nações, and it’s powered by Vodafone App Factory and Nokia Developer.

But remember that if you are not part of the list you still have a great chance to be part of the AppCircus showcase.

We just launched the Online Competition, a contest where everyweek the AppCircus community votes for their favourite app.

Don’t miss the chance, tell your friends to help you gain a spot at the MPA by voting your app right now!

Congrats to all the selected developers!

Mechanical Pomodoro: The Amazing Mechanical Pomodoro is an app for the iPhone and iPod Touch that helps you implement the Pomodoro Technique™ for increasing productivity.
Handout Wikipedia Mobile*Navigator: You won’y find an easier way to search, read and navigate through Wikipedia on your smartphone
HotZnow: HotZnow allows you to easily find your friends, fantastic places, great parties, special offers and lots of other benefits and prizes.
Portugal by: The vision of a country, the scenes, the environment and its culture seen by the eyes of selected photographers is the main subject of Portugalby, with selected information to improve your Portugal experience.
My Magic Songs: My Magic Songs is an interactive application for children with songs that sing their name and where they become the main characters of the games that accompany the songs.
Mobizy: Work from anywhere. Be productive on the go. MOBIZY powers today’s mobile enterprises with solutions for all kinds of businesses.
StringZ-HD: Z” is a curious single-toothed little blue alien that got trapped in a spacial wreck while exploring his galaxy. Now you have to guide him back to his spaceship by drawing the correct string on the screen.
Baby Feed – Baby Agenda: BabyFeed is an app for your smartphone that helps you, with keeping track of the daily activities of your babies, remembering the time to feed, when to give medicines or with keeping of baby measurement records.
Vizati: Vizati is a new and exciting puzzle game that will put your mind into test. Julie and Ben have discovered a strange and magical cube.
ITJobs WP7: Access all job offers, courses and event. Be notified of new offers!
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

Jurado de AppCircus – AppCircus Academy Madrid

Te presentamos a los profesionales de la industria móvil que conformarán el jurado del concurso AppCircus en AppCircus Academy de Madrid el día 13 de diciembre.

Como ya sabes, dentro de la jornada AppCircus Academy en Madrid, hemos programado una edición del concurso itinerante de apps. A partir de las 12h30 podrás ver en el escenario de la Universidad Carlos lll de Madrid las 10 mejores apps seleccionadas. El ganador recibirá una nominación para presentar la suya en los Mobile Premier Awards de Barcelona durante el MWC!

Para venir como espectador sólo tienes que registrarte aquí, y además puedes registrarte para los workshops de tecnología móvil que más te gusten. Son gratis!

Aquí puedes conocer los miembros el jurado de AppCircus en AppCircus Academy – Madrid:

Hernán Alijo – Marketing & Community Manager Intel AppUp Developer Program en España y LAR. Anteriormente ha trabajado de Channel Manager en MSN Video Latino América, ha sido partner de Linx Comunicación y también proveedor de contenidos en Datapress Multimedia en ZDNet.

Oscar Gutiérrez – Responsable de desarrolladores, Iberia. Oscar tiene una larga trayectoria en la industria móvil con más de 8 años de experiencia. A día de hoy lidera en Nokia el contacto con desarrolladores en España y Portugal. Es responsable de la comunicación entre Nokia y los desarrolladores de aplicaciones móviles, y actúa como punto principal de contacto para todo tipo de empresas y desarrolladores independientes proporcionándoles soporte y visibilidad técnica sobre las plataformas que Nokia ofrece a los desarrolladores.

José Rodríguez Pérez – Ingeniero de Telecomunicación por la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, es actualmente Product Manager dentro de la plataforma de desarrolladores de BlueVia, responsable del API de micropagos. Durante los últimos 4 años ha trabajado en proyectos de desarrollo e innovación en Telefonica I+D, Telefonica S.A. y actualmente en Telefonica Digital.

Merijn de Boer – Editor en Softonic. Ha trabajado como tester de sofware, realizando revisiones a las nuevas releases y entre 2008 y 2010 ha escrito 2 libros, uno de ellos como colaborador con otro autor.

Isabel Gómez Miragaya – Isabel ha trabajado en Microsoft durante los últimos 12 años en varias áreas: soporte técnico, “evangelismo” tecnológico y consultora y responsable de desarrollo de negocio para fabricantes de Software. Actualmente es responsable del ecosistema de aplicaciones y juegos para Windows Phone en Microsoft Ibérica. Su labor consiste principalmente en asesorar y guiar a fabricantes de software en el desarrollo de aplicaciones y juegos para Windows Phone, y en crear y fomentar un ecosistema saludable y vibrante de desarrollo de aplicaciones y juegos para Windows Phone en España; definiendo programas de formación, ayudas y recursos, iniciativas diferentes de promoción de aplicaciones,etc…

Nos vemos el martes 13 de diciembre en AppCircus Academy!

Síguenos en FacebookTwitter!

AppCircus Ljubljana Selected apps

Find out which are the 10 selected apps that will pitch at AppCircus Slovenia at the stage of Kiberpipa in Ljubljana.

Wondering if you can attend the show? Of course! And for free! You just need to join appcircus.com for free and click on “Register now to attend!” on top of this page. Don’t wait last minute – the event is likely to be filling up quickly! December 12th will be the special date, come join this amazing show!

Remember that amongst these 10 apps just one lucky finalist will get an opportunity to be nominated for the Mobile Premier Awards 2012, which are held during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

So, let’s find out!:

Spotie: Spotie is the world’s first location based social network for events which integrates all events, enables users to interact with events and other people before, during and after event, meet people on event, upload, share and tag event photos.
WhoNS: Check domain availability extremely fast for all domain extensions (TLD’s) you like and get all results dynamically at once. Tap on any already registered domain and check who’s the owner, when it expires and other useful data.
Ocenjevalec: Application Ocenjevalec let’s you share things you like or don’t like with other Ocenjevalec users. Find something you like (or don’t like) take picture of it and share it, or check what other users like and grade or comment it.
Razglednica: Take a photo, send it to the addressee and postcard arrives as printed customized postcard. Use Si.mobils postcard to send photos taken with mobile phone as a real postcard. Postcard will be printed and sent by regular mail to the addressee.
Si.info: Si.info is an application designed for all Si.mobil users who want to track information about their usage. The application shows usage, provides an information regarding nearest Si.mobil stores through advanced geo-browser, for those who go abroad, there are also prices for roaming service abroad.
Code name: Foodle: Foodle (code name) is a service and mobile application for finding nearby restaurants, review their offers, sharing pictures of what you get, notice to your friends, where you can meet.
WazappLondon: Wazapp brings you a selection of the best 9 events in London, presented with top quality content so you don’t lose time browsing and searching. It’s incredibly easy to navigate among hottest club events, great concerts, theatre, exhibition shows, and even the coolest lectures and workshops.
Monkey Labour: the robot is expected to mindlessly labor at his job deep inside the bowels of a corporate production facility while his monkey boss vents frustration by throwing obstacles Mobot’s way. Help Mobot stick it back to the system while avoiding being replaced by a cheaper model in this deliciously retro 80s style electronic handheld game rehash.
Twinoo: May the best brain hemisphere win! Logic and art come together in this simple and brilliant game. Get ready to teach your brain some new stuff! Join the 5 million players who already jumped aboard the Twinoo Brain Train!
But remember that if you are not part of the list you still have a great chance to be part of the AppCircus showcase.
We just launched the Online Competition, a contest where everyweek the AppCircus community votes for their favourite app.
Don’t miss the chance, tell your friends to help you gain a spot at the MPA by voting your app right now!