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!

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Jury of AppCircus in Milan

On December 20th AppCircus will land in Milan to meet the best 10 apps of region.

The deadline is still open, but in the meanwhile we will tell you who will we judging and selecting the best app!

Meet the jury of AppCircus in Milan:

Guiseppe Guerrasio (Microsoft): He works in the division & Developers Platform Architect Evangelist from Microsoft as he works to help customers and partners, and technology adoption in the Microsoft application development with particular reference to the Solution Architect of large Italian companies and major Italian Web Site.

Frangini Lucarini, is 34 years old and I am 10 service digital in innovative contexts: startup H3G Italy, Altran consultant, client director at H-art and I am currently in Italy Nokia ecosystem of applications and development Nokia Care services.

Max “iRev” Uggeri: His eclectic education has been guided by his visceral passions: information and hacking led him first to study Electronic Engineering at Milan Polytechnic, later to move along the East Coast as a guest of Media Lab, only to continue his career with Michael Porter at the Monitor Company, working on IT and Network Security. Currently own an ethic Venture Capital Fund in London, seeding initiatives related to the world of iOS Apps.

Claudio Moderini is an interaction design director and researcher, with a background in architecture and industrial design, founder and director of the Master Program in I-Design and director of the Interaction Design Department of Domus Academy, the international institute focused on innovation in design, based in Milan, Italy.

Remember you just have time until December 7th to submit your app to enter this competition…

So enter you app now before it’s too late!

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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!

AppCircus Academy Madrid Selected Apps

It’s time to announce the selected apps that will pitch at AppCircus Academy in Madrid!

Just a week ahead of this special event and here’s who’s going to be on the stage at the Universidad Carlos lll de Madrid to present their app.

AppCircus Academy will combine an AppCircus showcase together with a range of free talks and workshops for mobile developers.
You can check the program in this here and get registered easily on the event page.
We have limited spots! Do it now before it’s too late.

Congratulations to all the selected developers!

iVuelos: Real-time information on flights worldwide. For travelers or if you expect someone at the airport, essential. Good looks, easy and fast handling.

UC3M Mapas: Our goal with this application is the location of classrooms, offices, places of interest and people within the different campuses that comprise the university. We work on indoor location and people, while ensuring accessibility and integration in different mobile platforms.
Wymob: 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…
Hazte con Madrid: This tool collects all the free options (or very cheap) of leisure, cultural and entertainment capital. The app also calculates and displays the path you must follow to reach them on foot or by car.

TestelDroid: TestelDroid is meant to be a tool for monitoring parameters and traffic in Android based devices, in order to characterize the behavior of cellular communications. The information retrieved can be logged and exported for further analysis with other tools, such as Wireshark.
Balanced Scorecard: The control of your Business in the Palm of your Hand, a complete Dashboard that lets you Monitor the Progress of your Business Strategy and Design your own Balanced Scorecard . You can Control the Success of your Strategy each month through the Measurement of most Important Indicators.
Travtant: Travel Assistant: This applications allows users to store the main locations (monuments, museums, hotels, restaurants,…) they want to see during their trip. It also allows users to mark the places they have visited and know the distance to the rest, so they can design their own itinerary.
Doolphy: Doolphy is your online project management tool that helps you to plan, check and control all your projects and tasks. Define your goals, collaborate, work with your team and track the progress of your projects.
Feebbo_ES: 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.
Recetario: Over 2500 recipes available without being connected to the network to find one.You can search the recipes either by name or by the main ingredient, or just by browsing a list of very intuitive menus.
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.

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Jury AppCircus Santiago de Compostela

As you know by now, AppCircus will be in Santiago de Compostela on December 9th.

Are you willing to come to the event? You don’t need to be a developer, just and app lover! Attending is also free; you just need to register to the link to attendees sign up. Sign up now and make sure you get your seat. Places are limited!

We have already posted which are the top 10 selected apps, and now it’s time to let you know who will be judging the event.

Meet the professionals:

Alberto Ruibal is a Telecommunications engineer . He worked for many years as a J2EE developer and consultant for ERP. He   founded Mobialia.com in 2010, a startup specialized in Android Apps, where he developed apps like Mobialia Chess, Internet Chess Club, Gas Stations and Spain. He also won the competition for Google Apps DevFest 2011.

Elena Pérez is the co-founder and CTO of Spartanbits, the company behind the success of Go! Chat for Facebook. This app has been downloaded 5 million times worldwide and translated into 9 languages. Currently it has more than one million regular users.

Miguel  Silva has a degree in Physics from the University of Santiago de Compostela. He worked during 11 years with Televés. As a fervent advocate of the entrepreneurial community of Galicia, is the co-founder and vice President of Blusens from 2002, and the President of the Spanish Business Council in UAE since 2005.

Nacho Sánchez is co-founder and CEO of InQBarna, a company specialized in the development of multimedia mobile apps. From rocky beginnings in a garage in Mataró until you get to play a game for Barça, Nacho will tell us the difficulties and challenges encountered along the way, and the rewards of being an entrepreneur and not die in the attempt.

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AppCircus Breaking news! New Online Competition

Welcome to the AppCircus!!!

AppCircus Online Competition!

Good news for developers out there that didn’t make it to an AppCircus yet: join the online competition of AppCircus!
Every week, the AppCircus community selects a winner by popular vote. We have integrated with Twitter to make it easier for you to share with your peers and get as many votes for your app as possible!

How does it work? Easy: submit your app to the online competition and start voting!
Everyone with an app can participate – except winners of any of this year’s AppCircus events.

So, submit your app and tell your peers to vote for your app!

Calling developers in Madrid!

AppCircus Academy

AppCircus Academy comes to Madrid on December 13 at the University Carlos III in Getafe Campus, C / Madrid 126, 28903 Getafe.

A half day event where developers can learn to better navigate the app ecosystem. If you want to improve the technical build, dissemination strategy and business viability of your apps sign up today and enjoy the conferences, panels, workshops and AppCircus, the international app competition.

Talks by SoundCloud, EyeOs, FrogTek, Yuilop and workshops on HTML5 and Android and by Intel, BlueVia, Nokia and Microsoft. Check the complete program here, you can’t miss this one. It’s FREE!

Make sure you garantee your seat to attend one of the 6 workshops, seats are limited. Register here to attend and make your choice on the workshops.

AppCircus Academy is supported by:

AppCircus in Lisbon!
Sponsored by Vodafone and Nokia
AppCircus in Milan!
Sponsored by Nokia
AppCircus in Ljubljana

Upcoming AppCircus:

Moscow: 07.12
Deadline: closed

Santiago de
: 09.12
Deadline: closed

Ljubljana: 12.12
Deadline: 02.12

Madrid: 13.12
Deadline: 01.12

São Paulo: 14.12
Deadline 02.12

Lisbon: 16.12
Deadline 02.12

Milan: 20.12
Deadline 05.12

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Jury AppCircus in Lisbon

On December 16th, the AppCircus arrives to Lisbon to showcase the best apps of the region. Hello Portugal! AppCircus co-founder Rudy De Waele (@mtrends) will moderate the event.

The deadline to submit your app is on Dec 2nd, so hurry up! In a few days we will communicate which are the 10 selected apps that will pitch on the stage at the Vodafone Portugal Headquarters (Parque das Nações, Lisbon).

Remember that from the 10 apps that pitch on stage, the jury will reward the best with the following prizes:

  • The overall winner will get a chance to be one of the 20 apps pitching at the Mobile Premier Awards during MWC 2012, plus a smartphone offered by Vodafone.
  • For the best Symbian or S40 App, Nokia will offer the newest Nokia Smartphone.
  • Last Minute news: Nokia just announced a special prize to the Developer that presents the best Windows Phone app!!

Meet the professionals that will be part of the jury on stage:

Nuno Inácio, Senior Product Manager at Vodafone Portugal. More than 10 years of experience on the Telecommunications field, having a large and broad scale knowledge of various areas of this industry, namely roaming, high-level technical flows, mobile payments, apps and developer marketing.

Vasco Elvas, Head of Innovation Design & Engineering at Vodafone Portugal. He has also worked as the head of Innovation in Vodafone Portugal and the Senior Technical Manager, Internet Services in Vodafone Portugal.

Nicolau Mesquita, Iberian Music & Messaging Business Manager & Portugal Services Coordination at Nokia Mobile Phones. Previously he worked as the Services and Online Business Manager on Nokia Mobile Phones.

Nuno Ribeiro, a manager focused on the business of media on digital platforms, has since 2008 been the director of the Multimedia Business of the Controlinveste group. He is an ambassador for Portugal in the only worldwide association of professionals and leaders in the operations and technology of on-line advertising – AdMonsters. Regularly writes opinion articles for Cibertransistor.com, Diário de Notícias and Meios & Publicidade.

This event is supported by Vodafone App Factory and Nokia Developer:

Selected Apps in AppCircus San Francisco

As AppCircus will be stoppping in San Francisco in just a couple of days, all the regional developers know where to go on November 30st: to the AppNation Conference, at the San Francisco Design Center (635 8th Street, San Francisco, California 94103)!

AppNation is the first conference to focus entirely on the business of apps and their transformative impact on consumer and enterprise technology, devices, commerce, media and social interaction. It will continue this discussion and drill deeper into the latest opportunities, risks and ever-changing business strategies defining today’s mobile app and connected device economy. If you’d like to attend to AppCircus at AppNation without submitting an app, register with discount code “AN3PT100” on the AppNation website and get 20% off.

Check the selected apps in advance!

TypeSmartTypeSmart has many features not found in any other keyboard replacement for Android, it’s highly customizable and multi-language support!!
Life360 Family LocatorLife360 enables families to see where their loved ones are located, when they need help and what the threats might be around them.
TagwhatTagwhat is a mobile location guide that lets you visually explore your surroundings through premium multimedia content.
Tingle: Tingle is a mobile dating network launching initially as an application for the iPhone.
HadzaHadza is a way to build and experience collective and emotional storytellings through videos and photos, perfectly synchronized in time.

Siine Writer Pioneer EditionSiine is a London/Barcelona team working on the coolest keyboard for touchscreen devices!

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Selected apps at AppCircus Moscow

Meet the latest news about AppCircus in Moscow next December 7th:

The jury members will be:

1. Nikita Parfenov, associate at “Bricolage Venture Fund”: BSc, International College of Economics and Finance (Higher School of Economics), BSc, Banking and Finance (London School of Economics and Political Science, U. of London). Nikita is strategically focused on seeking out new IT and software startups that can become leaders in the markets they are operating on. Both for investing and/or entering the team and doing value-add.

2. Kirill Petrov, Head of Innovations Department in “i-Free”: PhD in Economics, St. Petersburg University of Engineering and Economics, Kirill is one of the founders of i-Free and Head of i-Free Innovations.  Kirill Petrov has authored a series of publications on strategy and innovation in mobile content.

3. Valentin Merzlikin, Director of “ProstoGAMES”: MS in Economics, Novosibirsk State University, Valentin is a professional specializing in casual and mobile games industry. He is CEO, ProstoGAMES (2011 – Present), Contract software development company and games developer and VP, Mobile Platforms, Alawar Entertainment (2010 – 2011).

4. Igor Barinov, Head of “Hint Solutions”, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Information technology; his professional interests are mobile apps development and digital publishing. Since 2006 Igor is a head of “Hint Solutions”.

5. Dmitry Tsymbal, Head of “Antares Software”: Antares Software is creating applications for different mobile devices: telephones, smart-phones, touch-phones, multi-touch devices, communicators, navigators, mini-pads, pocket PCs, netbooks and other gadgets, some of which aren’t even available in the market yet.

6. Roman Sidorenko, Partner at the Untitled venture company: Sevastopol National Technical University, WantMore is a world class innovator in digital & interactive formats. WantMore is pushing the boundaries on new ways to engage audiences in today’s connected world.

And our Selected Apps:

PingPongSolo Anaglyph 3D: Meetthe ping-pong world. Here you can feel the excitement and intensity that invariably sizzles when a stray ball begins to collide with the paddle.
Baby DJ:Now every kid can easily become a king or queen of the dance floor all being made possible by this incredible application!
Toozla: It tells you about objects surrounding you – automatically, in your language, for free.
Total Defence 3D: It’s a Full 3D science fiction tower defence!
Bookla: “Teremok”: Bookla it’s a series of media books and games: Teremok for iPad Based on the Russian folk tale “Teremok”
Musaic Box: Musaic Box is an unusual combination of musical puzzle and a detective quest. Its scenario offers you a riddle: to find the old organ master who has vanished
inTaxi: free application for a taxi call in Moscow and St.-Petersburg. – You choose the best variant from offered by taxi stations.

Синг группы Би-2: With this application you will be able to hear the new single, Optimist”a popular Russian band on your iPad.

Draw and ride: is a physics game build on AndEngine physic engine.

Coinkeeper: CoinKeeper helps managing personal finances like hundreds of other apps but makes it innovative and different.

Enjoy our showcase by coming as an spectator! Just by clicking here you can book a spot for free!

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AppCircus Bologna Winner

AppCircus arrived yesterday to Bologna to portrait the best mobile apps of the region, and now we are ready to announce the results:

FullControl has won the best showcase of apps in Bologna:

FullControl can control all of your applications, because each of you can simply create your own commands for each application and share them with others. It allows you to access the contents of folders on your Mac and launch files with the program of your choice!

The jury also wanted to give a special mention to Trigonon, the runnerup:

Trigonon is a puzzle game which leads you into an amazing journey inside your mind. Explore 40 different areas of your mind across 3 different environments. Use barriers to alter the path of a thought, and capture it using positive energy.

We’d like to thank Alessandro Rizzoli for your commitment and your kindness; and also send a big “thank you” to the jury, you made the tough job!

It has been a real pleasure to be at the University of Bologna and contact with the local community of developers. The Aula Magna is an impressive venue! And a good happy hour buffet offered by GetConnected. Very good vine and delicious sandwiches!

We really hope to be back soon!

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