AppCircus Newsletter #45 – Win & Pitch your app at MEDICA 2012!

Hola!
Check out in this issue of the AppCircus newsletter:

– Win & pitch your app at MEDICA 2012!
– CircleMe wins the AppCircus @ Google Campus London
– Upcoming AppCircus events in Brazil and Mexico
– Nokia Champions Online Competition
– Winners Advanced Course in Applications Programming for iPhone & iPad

AppCircus on Health with MEDICA

AppCircus is proud to announce “AppCircus on Health with MEDICA“, the world’s largest medical trade fair!

This free competition is open to all healthcare related apps across all platforms:

  • Applications must serve a healthcare related need in the broadest sense: from Health to Wellness
  • Applications may cater to any target including children, adults, as well as any professional (healthcare, technology, patients, institutions, etc.).
  • Both simple applications and applications linked to external peripherals will be accepted

AppCircus will run 4 monthly online competitions with 2 apps per month winning a slot  to pitch live on stage during MEDICA 2012 in Duesseldorf, Germany. The deadline for this first month’s competition is August 1rst 2012!

This is a rare chance to present your app live on stage at Medica Health IT Forum. Register your app here.

CircleMe wins the AppCircus @ Google Campus London

We had a blast at Google Campus! Over a 100 AppArtists joined us at Google Campus London where 10 developers took the stage during AppCircus to pitch their apps. And great apps these were! So much, that our on-stage jury had a really tough time during deliberation – we timed it: 32 minutes!  .

CircleMe got selected as the winner! CircleMe is an inspiring social way to collect all the things you love and discover new ones.

Runner-up was Shhmooze and an honory mention went to the First Aid App by the British Red Cross.

The winner receives a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards 2013 and is also automatically entered into the Meffys – the global awards for mobile content & commerce, and will be invited to pitch at MEF’s CEO Summit (in front of 70 CEOs!) taking place Sept 11th , the day before the Meffys Gala Awards Dinner on Sept 12th.

Upcoming AppCircus events in Brazil and Mexico

AppCircus is heading to São Paulo on August 23rd, for another great mobile showcase during the Innovation Qualcomm – IQ2012 conference.

Innovation Qualcomm – IQ – is an invitation-only annual mobile industry event which brings together the brightest minds in mobile technologies to give attendees the unparalleled chance to engage with the mobile ecosystem we all share. During the two days of IQ, attendees experience hands-on access to the latest in mobile technology, products and services as well as insight to “the future of mobile” through demonstrations, technical learning opportunities, and visionary keynotes.

Innoveur is the local organizer of AppCircus in São Paulo a company focused in facilitate entrepreneurship, innovation and investments in Brazil among the local communities and between the local and other ecosystems outside the region.

Location & date: Brazil, São Paulo – 23.08.2012

Deadline for app submission: 08.08.2012

Register your app at http://appcircus.com/event/appcircus-innovation-qualcomm-iq

AppCircus is returning to Mexico where it will land on September 6 at the Hotel Holiday Inn to join the IX Simposium Internacional de Sistemas Computacionales. All info about the event can be found here (in Spanish).

Location & date: Mexico, Tuxtla Gutierrez – 06.09.2012

Deadline for app submission: 11.08.2012

Register your app at http://appcircus.com/event/appcircus-en-tuxtla-gutierrez-chiapas

Nokia Champions Online Competition

More Nokia phones to win for the winners of this months Nokia Champions Online Competition: a Nokia Lumia 800 (JAVA category) and a Nokia Lumia 800 (Windows Phone category).

– Participants must have a Spanish Nokia Store ID
– Apps must be uploaded to the Nokia Spain Store and to the Marketplace WP Spain
– Prizes will only be sent to mailing addresses in Spain

Hurry up! Only 12 days left to enter your app!

Winners Advanced Course in Applications Programming for iPhone & iPad

At the end of June, the closure of the Advanced Course in Applications Programming for Apple iPhone/iPad, organized by idEC/UPF, took place in the UPF campus, with the presentation of the students’ projects during the course, a total of 11 iPhone/iPad apps. Check out the winners here!

That’s it for this week. More news coming soon!

The AppCircus Team.

AppCircus Newsletter #44 – Apps to pitch in London + winners Barcelona & Lisbon

Hola!

Check out the apps to pitch next Wednesday in London and meet the winners from Barcelona and Lisbon events last week. More In this issue:

– Selected Apps to Pitch at AppCircus @ Google Campus London
– Winner AppCircus Developer Day Barcelona
– AppCircus Lisbon winner
– Meffys Awards deadline approaching
– WebVisions coming to Barcelona

Selected Apps to Pitch at AppCircus @ Google Campus.

The AppCircus event in London event is set to be of another great reference for the local app developers to showcase their talent and for the app ecosystem players to learn about new the business opportunities in this exciting and fast-moving space. We are excited to announce the apps and the jury who will be judging the apps on stage at Google Campus on July 4.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic networking opportunity to meet the app players in London, from developers to marketeers, from platforms to brands.

The event is free; you must register here to attend. Limited seats. Make sure not to be left out!

AppCircus DevDay Barcelona winner!

Dogfight, a game that has achieved 1,5 million players in 3 months, won the AppCircus Developer Day contest in Barcelona. In the runner-up position, the jury chose DressApp, a pocket closet app that offers users the option to view and manage their clothes throught their mobile anywhere & anytime. DressApp is a new marketing way for shops in Barcelona that allows them to increase sales through an iPhone & Android application. The 11 contending apps at AppCircus Developer Day were all incredibly interesting and the jury had a hard time deciding on a winner.

AppCircus Developer Day took place last 21st of June in UPF Campus de la Comunicació in Barcelona. For the first time in Spain an app developer event included 1-on-1 Speed mentoring sessions with industry experts who provided valuable feedback to developers with an app. The event also included workshops on OpenData and developing on several platforms, as well as spaces for networking.

We would like to thank our more than 150 attendants that declared a 95% overall satisfaction!

AppCircus Lisbon winner!

Niiiws, a national news aggregator for Ipad is the winner of AppCircus in Lisbon. Niiiws brings together national news reports based on articles being shared and engaged with the most on social networks. Users can customize the app to fit their favorite sections and read news that are relevant to them.

Niiiws is new way for iPad owners to access national newspapers. The app allows a systematic use. This is the aspect that the jury of AppCircus in Lisbon (Nicolau Mesquita from Nokia, Nuno Inácio from Vodafone, Oscar Fernández from Mobile Marketing Association, Leonel Filipe Duarte from YDreams and Marco Leal from iMobileMagic) most valued most about Niiiws.

As winners of the AppCircus in Lisbon contest, the Niiiws team were awarded a Nokia Lumia 800 by Vodafone and they are nominated for the Mobile Premier Awards, to be held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2013

The best Windows Phone app of AppCircus in Lisbon was Walkar, an app to show interesting spots around you. As the best Windows Phone, Walkar was awarded a Nokia Lumia 800 by Nokia.

The AppCircus Lisboa event started with two free training workshops delivered by Nokia and Mobile Marketing Association. Nokia offered a workshop on how to create a Windows Phone app in one hour, by Cristóvão Morgado. Mobile Marketing Association offered the workshop Keys to a successful app and strategies for app monetization, by Óscar Fernández.

Meffys deadline on July 9

AppCircus is partnering with this year’s Meffys – the Global Awards for Mobile Content & Commerce. Our members are entitled a 30% discount reducing the entry fee from £350 to £250. Use the following discount code: DOTMEF12 to apply for this reduction. One of the AppCircus team members will sit in the jury to judge the best apps at the Meffys. Deadline for Entries is July 9.

WebVisions Barcelona

WebVisions is coming to Barcelona, July 4-7! WebVisions is like no other conference with awesome, thought-provoking sessions, an Indie culture and opportunities for networking aplenty.
The show opens with studio tours and networking parties, followed by a day of workshops and two full days of sessions, panels and keynotes, plus music, film screenings, a Hackathon for Social Good, a Business Innovation and Education Lab and other special events. AppCircus is pleased to offer our subscribers a 40% discount on workshop and conference tickets.
Reserve your tickets today! Enter “GOTO” in the promotional code to apply the discount.

That’s it for this week. More news coming soon!

The AppCircus Team.

AppCircus Newsletter #43 – London Calling, Lisbon Finalists and Open Cities App Challenge extended!

Welcome to the AppCircus!!!

Join the AppCircus – the travelling showcase of apps! See the winners of latest AppCircus events! Check out up and coming events! Exciting days ahead for app developers engaging with the AppCircus brand. Check out this week’s fresh news!

  • Last days to register your app at AppCircus @ Campus London
  • Few spots left to attend AppCircus Developer Day
  • AppCircus Lisbon finalists
  • 77 BONUS days to submit your app at the OpenCities App Challenge
  • Meffys Awards deadline approaching
  • WebVisions coming to Barcelona

AppCircus @ Google Campus London deadline June 21.

Last days to register your app to pitch at AppCircus @ Google Campus on July 4. Registration deadline is June 21.
The event is set to be of another great reference for the London-based app developers to showcase their talent and for the local app ecosystem players to learn about new the business opportunities in this exciting and fast-moving space. Check out the jury to select the apps and who will be judging the apps on stage at Google Campus on July 4th.
The event is free; you only need to register here to attend.

Continue reading “AppCircus Newsletter #43 – London Calling, Lisbon Finalists and Open Cities App Challenge extended!”

AppCircus Newsletter #42 – We want you to succeed in the app economy!

Join the AppCircus – the travelling showcase of apps! See the winners of latest AppCircus events! Check out up and coming events!
Welcome to the AppCircus!!!
Hola!

Look into this week’s exciting features!

-Selected apps for AppCircusDeveloper Day
-Last spots at the AppCircus Developer Day workshops and exciting prizes to win!
-Announcing the AppCircus @ Google Campus London Jury
-Winner apps at AppCircus at Mexico DF
-Check out the 4 winners of the Apps4Bcn open data contest!
-Winner app at Content & Apps Miami: Club MTV
-June chapter of the Nokia Apps Champions competition is open!
-AppCircus in Lisbon Jury and workshops

AppCircus Newsletter #41 – In June, Barcelona, Lisbon, Mexico DF & Miami are the places to be!

Welcome to the AppCircus!!!
Hola!

The AppCircus team is a hustle and bustle of winning apps, selected apps, new partnerships and exciting events. This month of June, Barcelona, Lisbon, Mexico DF and Miami are definitely the places to be! Read more in this newsletter!

In today’s newsletter:
-Sign up for AppCircus Developer Day and win a free ticket for WebCongress Barcelona
-AppCircus supports BCN Apps Jam: Recycle!
-AppCircus to partner with 9th Annual Meffys
-Check out the winning apps for the May chapter of the Nokia apps Champions competition!
-10 brilliant selected apps for AppCircus in Mexico DF!
-Check out the 5 selected apps for AppCircus @ Content & Apps LATAM!
-Meet the Open Cities App Challenge Jury!
-Reminder for AppCircus in Lisbon event and workshops

Sign up for AppCircus Developer Day and win a free ticket for WebCongress Barcelona

AppCircus Developer Day is a free event for developers to discover new opportunities for creating revenue-generating mobile apps and succeed in the app economy.

Developers of all levels as well as students will have a unique opportunity to:
-Show their app in one-on-one Speed mentoring sessions with mobile experts and get invaluable feedback to improve your app and make it a success!
-Participate in Technical workshops conducted by industry experts on how to develop apps
-Showcase their app at the AppCircus contest and win a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards!
Come and join us at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, for the AppCircus Developer Dayon June 21st.

WebCongress is a tech event organized each year in 7 cities, where more than 10.000 people connect, learn and make business. It’s the place to be if you are a digital marketer or a small business, and you want to get the most of the web! WebCongress Barcelona 2012 takes place next June 13 and 14. This 9th edition offers plenary conferences and practical workshops and will focus on Internet tendencies, Social Networks, Search engines, SEO/SEM, analytic, Mobile marketing, cloud computing, interactive videos, e-commerce and apps. WebCongress will congregate more than 1.700 companies and entrepreneurs.If you sign up for AppCircus Developer Day by June 11 you can win a free ticket for WebCongress Barcelona!
Don’t miss this unique opportunity! Be part of this!

AppCircus supports BCN Apps Jam: Recycle!


Next June 19, the event BCN Apps Jam: Recycle!, promoted by Barcelona City Council and organized by Barcelona Centre Digital, will attempt to provide answers to the city’s needs, and to bring innovation and improvements for the citizens. In this case the focus will be put on recycling.
The event will last 8 working hours, during which developers, programmers and start-ups will start from the concept of gamification to conceive app prototypes, to become new tools for information for smartphone-user citizens in recycling practices in the city of Barcelona.
The evaluation of projects and the awards ceremony will happen during the event. Two prizes will be awarded: 5.000€ for the first prize and 3.000€ or the second prize.

AppCircus to partner with 9th Annual Meffys

The partnership includes a discount for AppCircus members applying to the Meffys – the Global Awards for Mobile Content & Commerce: any AppCircus member is entitled a 30% discount reducing the entry fee from £350 to £250. Use the following discount code: DOTMEF12 to apply for this reduction.
One of the AppCircus team members will sit in the jury to judge the best apps at the Meffys. Read the full article for all details related to the event.

Check out the winning apps for the may chapter of the Nokia apps Champions competition!

The May chapter of the Nokia App Champions online competition is closed and with 63 votes each from the audience the lucky winners are…
For the QT/Java S40/web app category, the champion is… Blaving!
The most voted Windows Phone app is… Settings tile!
The creator of Blaving will receive a fabulous Nokia Lumia 808 Pureview, and the creator of Setting tile wil get a Nokia Lumia 800! And both app magicians are going straight to the Nokia App Champions Final, where they could get a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards!
Read more our our blog. Stay tuned for new features in the June competition of Nokia App Champions!

10 brilliant selected apps for AppCircus in Mexico DF!

More than 25 apps were submitted AppCircus in México DF (next June 13), and these are the lucky selected! Congratulations!
Thanks to Repara Ciudad, whenever citizens see an incident on the street, they can take photos and use GPS positioning to report it to the relevant authority immediately and easily.
Cuánto cobrar is a tool for freelance professionals to help them figure how much they should charge per hour or per project, according to the project’s features.
E-Justitia is the first app in Mexico and Latin America to improve the application of the law.
Call Suite integrates all your social networks and keeps you aware of your mobile and SMS consumption.
Metro app allows you to get to your destination by telling you the best way to use the public transportation.
With Guerras electorales, have fun learning about the frauds in the Mexican federal election system.
Encuéntrame allows you to control your pone in case of theft or loss, through SMS.
Insignia-W is a virtual catalogue motor adapted for tablets, based on HTML, CSS3, PHP, MySQL.
SSTI is a security system por smartphones. The system notifies its user when they are forgetting the device, or preventing thefts.
Museos DF gathers the most important data of Mexico City’s museums.

Registration for attendance at AppCircus in Mexico DF is still open. Do not miss the free workshop “Introduction on development for Blackberry Playbook in Adobe AIR”, that will focus on the basics of Flex technology to develop native BlackBerry Tablet OS apps with Adobe AIR. Sign up now!

Check out the 5 selected apps for AppCircus @ Content & Apps LATAM!

AppCircus @ Content & Apps LATAM is happening next 13 of June. Here are the selected apps:

Club MTV
is a subscription club for MTV fans in Mexico!
SQMOS makes recommendations to you on your smartphone to best match your current preferences for entertainment.
With Cinépolis® check the film listings and buyo r booki your favorite films from your iPhone/iPod touch/iPad.
Geo Locator Mobile app for BlackBerry and Android smartphones. Personal tracking app for personal and business use.

Meet the Open Cities App Challenge Jury!

We are excited announce the jury members that will select the best apps from the Open Cities App Challenge. The Open Data App Challenge deadline is June 30th, 2012, you can still submit your apps and vote for your apps! The winner will receive the Best Open Cities App and a prize of €3,000 in November in Barcelona. And meanwhile, please meet our online jury: Ushman Haque, Cosm.com, Francesca Bria, Imperial College London, Dr. Rufus Pollock, Open Knowledge Foundation, Martin Bryant, The Next Web. Read all about them on our blog!

Reminder for AppCircus in Lisbon event and workshops

The AppCircus in Lisbon event is taking place next June 26 at Vodafone Headquarters in Lisbon, and app submission is open until June 11, so don’t miss your chance! Remember to sign up for the workshops:
-Build a Windows Phone app in one hour, by Cristóvão Morgado, offered by Nokia
-Keys to a successful app + Strategies for app monetization, by Ruth Bareño and Oscar Fernández, from Mobile marketing Association and Adfonic

That’s it for this week. More news coming soon!

The AppCircus Team.

AppCircus @ Google Campus London
Upcoming AppCircus events:
AppCircus in México DF
México DF, Mexico – 13.06

AppCircus @ Content & Apps LATAM
Miami, Florida, USA – 13.06

AppCircus Developer Day
Barcelona, ES – 21.06

AppCircus in Lisbon
Lisboa, PT – 26.06

AppCircus @ Google Campus
London, UK – 04.07

Ongoing online competitions:
Opencities App Challenge
23 days to go!

Follow AppCircus!
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Meffys

AppCircus Newsletter #39 – Join AppCircus Developer Day and succeed in the app economy!

Welcome to the AppCircus!!!
Howdy!
Check out this week’s headlines and find out more about AppCircus Developer Day, a new event for developers of all levels and app creators, and about a new AppCircus in Lisbon with free Nokia and Vodafone devices to win!
In this edition:
– Join AppCircus Developer Day and succeed in the app economy!
– Join AppCircus in Lisbon and win free Nokia and Vodafone devices!

Join AppCircus Developer Day in Barcelona and succeed in the app economy!


AppCircus Developer Day
is a FREE event for developers to discover new opportunities for creating revenue-generating mobile apps.
Come and join us at Universitat Pompeu Fabra Campus de la Comunicació in Barcelona on June 21st!
Developers of all levels as well as students will have a unique opportunity to learn about market trends of the mobile app ecosystem and get expert insight on app development, marketing, and monetization, and to showcase their apps in AppCircus, a unique traveling app competition. The winner of AppCircus could win a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards!
NEW! AppCircus Developer Day offers Speed Mentoring sessions: show your app in one-on-one sessions with mobile experts and get invaluable feedback to improve your app and make it a success: Understanding how to monetize your app, with an expert from Mobile Marketing Association, Developing apps and reaching a mass audience, with an expert from Nokia, Understanding the opportunities that the market offers developers, with an expert from BlueVia.
By attending these sessions you will also be able to participate and network with the experts and other developers over lunch (FOOD IS ON US!). To apply for a Speed Mentoring slot you need to submit your app profile here! To submit you need to become a member for free and create your app profile. Limited seating! – first come, first served. When applying to a session you can tell us your focus preference – we will try to put you in the right slot!
In AppCircus Developer Day participants may also get involved in technical workshops conducted by industry experts on how to develop apps: Enhance your App with Open Data, by OpenCities, Key factors to create a successful app, by Mobile Marketing Association, Creating a Windows Phone 7 app in one hour, by Nokia, Developers Economic Report 2012, by BlueVia.
Remember: only 50 seats per workshop are available, so book your seat ASAP!
Submit your app profile to enter the AppCircus contest. An online jury will select the 10 apps to present on stage,  which will present their app in person on stage in Barcelona! Selected apps will have 3 minutes to explain what their app is about and what the business model is behind it, in front of an expert jury panel and the public.
Deadline for app sumbission is June 6, so don’t miss this opportunity! Submit your app here and now!

Join AppCircus in Lisbon and win free Nokia and Vodafone Android devices!

Next June 26th, AppCircus is back in Lisbon! Vodafone Headquarters in Parque das Nações will be hosting the AppCircus in Lisbon event, where developers and start-ups will have the opportunity to showcase their ideas and talent in creating innovative apps. AppCircus in Lisbon is open to students, professionals from the mobile industry, and independent developers.

The event is sponsored by Vodafone and Nokia and starts with two training workshops by Nokia  and Mobile Marketing Association: Nokia is offering a workshop on building apps with Windows, and Mobile Marketing Association will deliver a workshop on marketing your app. Both workshops are from 16:00 – 17.30  and are free to attend but registration is required here.
To participate at the AppCircus in Lisbon competition, register your app here by June 11. Among all registered apps, 10 will be chosen to pitch their app on stage, in front of an expert jury and the audience. And the winning app will receive a nomination to participate at the Mobile Premier Awards to be held in February 2013 in Barcelona.
Our sponsors are giving out great prizes!
The AppCircus in Lisbon winner will be awarded a Nokia Lumia 800 by Vodafone!
The best Windows Phone app will be awarded a Nokia Lumia 800 by Nokia!
AppCircus Lisboa is also happening on the social networks: the best posting on the Facebook eventor the best tweet with the hashtags #AppCircus #Vodafone during the event will be awarded a Vodafone Android smartphone by Vodafone!

That’s it for this week. More news coming soon!

The AppCircus Team.

Upcoming AppCircus events:

AppCircus in México DF
México DF, Mexico – 13.06

AppCircus @ Content & Apps LATAM
Miami, Florida, USA – 13.06

AppCircus Developer Day
Barcelona, ES – 21.06

AppCircus in Lisbon
Lisboa, PT – 26.06

Ongoing online competitions:

Nokia App Champions (May)
8 days to go!

Opencities App Challenge
38 days to go!

Follow AppCircus!
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AppCircus Newsletter #38 – Join our online competitions and get more votes!

Welcome to the AppCircus!!!
Howdy!
Check out this week’s headlines and find out more about our online app competitions, about a new exciting AppCircus in Mexico DF and about the latest winning apps in AppCircus events!
In this edition:
– Join Nokia App Champions powered by AppCircus and win free Nokia devices every month!
– Join the Opencities App Challenge: 3.000 Euro are at stake!
– AppCircus in México DF announcement
– Winning apps at AppCircus Villahermosa and AppCircus @ Blackberry 10 Jam

Join Nokia App Champions powered by AppCircus and win free Nokia devices every month!

Nokia App Champions powered by AppCircus is a monthly app competition that will run from May until November 2012. The contest is open to all developers with an app, based on either Windows Phone or Java/Qt S40 platforms, and will have two winners a month for each category! Nokia is giving away a FREE Nokia Lumia 800 (Windows Phone category) and Nokia 808 Pureview (Java/Qt S40 category) to each monthly winner. And if you become the Nokia App Champion you get a direct slot to pitch at next year’s Mobile Premier Awards!
Submit your app, vote for your app, and get your friends and family to vote. Your fans can vote for you via Twitter or Facebook. More votes means more virality and more chances to win. Remember the winning apps are chosen by the audience, so make sure to tell all your tweeps by quoting #nokia #champions #appcircus!
And if you don’t win one month, try again! You can always resubmit your app again the following month. More info on dates, prizes, process and rules on the Nokia App Champions website (also available in English)!

Join the Opencities App Challenge: EUR 3.000 are at stake!

The Open Cities App Challenge powered by AppCircus has 47 more days to go! As part of the EU-funded Open Cities project, the challenge is a free online competition that is open to everyone, and that involves the creation and design of apps which use Open Data. The winner will receive the Best Open Cities App and a prize of EUR 3.000! So what are you waiting for? Submit your app by June 30th 2012 and get votes from your fans!
Open Cities aims to improve the quality of city-life and the use of urban spaces, advance network ideas and involve residents in the creation of the smart cities of tomorrow. The Open Data is provided by eight participating European cities: Helsinki, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, London and Bologna, all cities that have opened their data for private and commercial use, making them available through the projects Open Data and Open Sensor Networks platforms.

OpenCityGuide is a nice example of an app built from open data. It is a city guide that uses several sources of open data from the seven cities that have participated offering their data on touristic attractions. It may be checked on a PC although it looks better on your phone or tablet browser!

Join AppCircus in México DF!

We’re excited to announce that next 13 of June, AppCircus is making a stopover at the Engineering campus of UNAM, a hundred-year-old university, and one of the most emblematic institutions in Mexico from an educational, scientific, cultural and social perspective.

AppCircus in México DF will be a great opportunity to encourage the potential and talent for the development of innovative apps among the academic community.

10 developers can pitch in front of an international jury, formed by industry experts, and get an opportunity to be nominated for theMobile Premier Awards 2013, which are to be held during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Furthermore, an “Introduction on development for Blackberry Playbook in Adobe AIR” will be offered as a free workshop, focusing on the basics of Flex technology to develop native BlackBerry Tablet OS apps with Adobe AIR. This technology takes advantage of the power of the Flash Platform to build apps that communicate with different Playbook functions such as the camera, geolocalization, and local storage among others.
AppCircus in México DF will start at 10am at the Auditorio Sotero Prieto of UNAM. App sumission is open until 30th of May. Submit your app!

AppCircus in México DF is sponsored by:

Awesome winner apps at AppCircus @ Blackberry 10 Jam!

BlackBerry® 10 Jam is where app developers met in early May in Orlando, Florida to learn about the innovations coming to the BlackBerry 10 developer platform. Take a fabulous venue, add some fascinating announcements for RIM developers, top it off with an AppCircus, and get one of the most amazing events for app developers! The lucky winners of the AppCircus @ Blackberry 10 Jam got $25,000 to see their favorite bands and they could be nominated for the Mobile Premier Awards. Want to know it all about the winner apps and their creators’ motivations? Read our blog post!

That’s it for this week. More news coming soon!

The AppCircus Team.

Upcoming AppCircus events:

AppCircus in México DF
México DF, Mexico – 13.06

AppCircus @ Content & Apps LATAM
Miami, Florida, USA – 13.06

Follow AppCircus!
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AppCircus Newsletter #37 – Upcoming events Orlando and Villahermosa and join AppCircus @ Content & Apps Latam

Welcome to the AppCircus!!!

Hola!

Check out this week’s headlines and find out about more exciting events in Villahermosa, Miami, and Barcelona, and about the latest winning apps in AppCircus events!

In this edition:

– BlackBerry Developer SPOTLIGHT, an interview with BlackBerry developer Łukasz Dzierżak
– Selected apps for to pitch in AppCircus Villahermosa
– Join AppCircus at AppCircus @ Content & Apps LATAM and get a free pass for the event!
– AppCircus is a partner at the DevUp 2012 event!

Blackberry Developer Spotlight Interview with Łukasz Dzierżak

We created a new section on our blog to feature AppCircus developers. Read the first interview here with Łukasz Dzierżak and his Package Tracking app.

Łukasz will participate to the AppCircus at BlackBerry 10 Jam, an app competition powered by AppCircus thaking place during theBlackBerry 10 Jam conference on May 1 – 3rd, in Orlando, Florida USA. There’s still three days left to register your app to this competition and get a the chance to win one of three $25,000 prize packages.
Do it here!

Selected apps for AppCircus Villahermosa

The ten apps for the first event of the AppCircus Mexican tour, that is happening today, the 26 of April, at CITI Tabasco in Villahermosa, were selected by industry experts Alexandra Ximenez, Diego Polo and Claudio Cossio. Check out the full list of selected apps here (in Spanish), and good luck to all pitchers!
The winner at AppCircus Villahermosa could win a nomination for theMobile Premier Awards in Barcelona and will be given a FREE passfor the Content & Apps LATAM event (Miami, 13-14 June, 2012).

Join AppCircus @ Content & Apps LATAM

We’re excited to announce that next 13 of June the event Content & APPs LATAM in Miami, will host AppCircus @ Content & Apps, a unique opportunity for LATAM developers that aims to identify and discover apps made from and by LATAM. And the good news is thatthe 10 selected apps will obtain a free pass for Content & Apps LATAM!
Content & Apps has been organised for 7 years by Frecuencia Latinoamérica. Formerly called Mobile Content Americas, in 2012 Content & Apps will get together for the first time the main app builders and leader developers of the region, operators, terminal builders, aggregators, brands, agencies and retailers, all in a single event to share their vision about the present and the future of the app ecosystem.

AppCircus is a partner at the DevUp 2012 event!

DevUp by Ideateca is an annual meeting for developers, Internet professionals and mobile application developers. This year’s DevUp focuses on present and future of HTML5 development. The event will also host the second edition of the Ideateca Awards ceremony!

That’s it for this week. More news coming soon!

The AppCircus Team.

AppCircus Newsletter #36 – Join AppCircus @ BlackBerry 10 Jam

Welcome to the AppCircus!!!
Check out this week’s AppCircus newsletter and find out about more exciting events in Orlando, Sevilla and Villahermosa, apps to build with Open Data and Nokia devices to win!

In this edition:

– Join AppCircus at BlackBerry 10 Jam in Orlando and win $25,000 to see your favorite bands in concert!
– Build your Smart City yourself: Open Data is in your hands!
– Selected Apps to pitch in Sevilla

BlackBerry 10 Jam in Orlando

If you’ve developed – or are currently developing – a BlackBerry® WebWorks™, Adobe® AIR®, or Native Gaming app for the BlackBerry® platform, bring your app to AppCircus at BlackBerry® 10 Jam and work with RIM experts on-site to port it to the BlackBerry 10 platform. You could win $25,000 to see your favorite bands! (Winners will have up to a year to use the prize.) In order to participate in the contest, ensure you register your application with AppCircus by April 29th and attend BlackBerry 10 Jam in Orlando! If you enter now, you can get some tips for building and pitching to help you prepare for the event at BlackBerry 10 Jam.

Follow @appcircus and @blackberrydev or hashtags #appcircus and #bb10jam on Twitter for latest updates and information.

Open Cities App Challenge

The Open Cities App Challenge is a free entry competiton, and your chance to create and make your mark within the city you live. Your app can be seen and used by millions of European citizens and the best bit is – it remains all yours!

Shape the future of your city today!
Everyday, governments and government agencies, publish more data on the Internet than anyone else – use their information for FREE and start monetizing your app!

The clock is ticking!  Submit your app now. Its easy! The winner will receive the Best Open Cities App and a prize of €3,000 in November in Barcelona. The Open Data App Challenge deadline is June 30th, 2012.

* The Open Data App Challenge powered by AppCircus is made possible by eight participating European cities including, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bologna, Berlin, Helsinki, London, Paris and Rome.

Selected apps to pitch in Sevilla

Check out the cool apps to pitch at the AppCircus in Sevilla on April 19th. The jury of industry experts will select the winner who will receive a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards 2013. On top, the best Windows Phone app will receive a Lumia 800!

There are still a couple of spots left to attend our exciting workshops at the AppCircus in Sevilla. Don’t miss this chance to learn more about creating successful apps with our experts from the Windows Phone platform, and from the Mobile Marketing Association!

And if you attend the event and you tweet about #Nokia and #AppCircus you can win a Lumia 710! You can register here to attend the event – http://appcircus.com/event/appcircus-sevilla

That’s it for this week. More news coming soon!

The AppCircus Team.

AppCircus Noticias #11 – Nuevos AppCircus en Sevilla y Villahermosa

Welcome to the AppCircus!!!

¡Hola!

Tras el éxito del Mobile Premier Awards, AppCircus @ SXSW y Apps ON Health, ¡estamos preparando otro año emocionante con más eventos AppCircus en países donde nunca habíamos estado!

En este número:

– Mobile Premier Awards – ¡Gracias!
– AppCircus Sevilla
– AppCircus Villahermosa (México)

Mobile Premier Awards – ¡Gracias!

En el marco espléndido de la Sala Apolo de Barcelona, los Mobile Premier Awards 2012 fueron más grandes, mejores, y más exitosos que nunca. En nuestro post de agradecimiento verás nuestras apariciones en la prensa, ¡así como un vídeo con los momentos estelares del evento!

AppCircus Sevilla

¡AppCircus busca talento en la Universidad de Sevilla!

El próximo 19 de abril a las 12.30h se celebra la ETSI Informática de Sevilla el primer AppCircus de la capital andaluza. AppCircus Sevilla premiará con un móvil Lumia de Nokia a la mejor app creada con el sistema de Windows Phone. Para participar en AppCircus Sevilla sólo hay que registrar la App en la web del evento hasta el 29 de marzo. De entre todas las apps registradas, se elegirán las 10 mejores, que tendrán 3 minutos para darse a conocer desde el escenario, ante un jurado experto y el público.
Con ocasión de la celebración de AppCircus, a las 10.30 h, tendrá lugar un seminario de Nokia sobre Windows Phone, titulado “Nokia y Microsoft, la alianza perfecta para el éxito de tus Apps”, cuya inscripción será gratuita, con la única limitación del aforo máximo de la sala. En este taller, impartido por Óscar Gutiérrez, Developer Relations Manager de Nokia, se podrán conocer de primera mano las oportunidades que la alianza Nokia-Microsoft ofrece para sacar el máximo partido a las aplicaciones Windows Phone y aprender todos los pasos a seguir para desarrollar y publicar las primeras aplicaciones en Marketplace.

AppCircus Sevilla está patrocinado por:

nokiaMobile Marketing Association

AppCircus Villahermosa

Villahermosa abre la gira AppCircus México 2012

El día 26 de abril en Villahermosa, con la colaboración de CITI Tabasco, se inaugura la gira AppCircus de México en 2012. Entre las 16.30 y las 20.30 h, AppCircus será el escaparate de espectaculares aplicaciones móviles creadas por desarrolladores, startups y empresas de Villahermosa.
Con motivo de la celebración de AppCircus, tendrá lugar el seminario “Introducción al desarrollo para BlackBerry Playbook en Adobe AIR”. Es un taller enfocado a aprender los fundamentos de la tecnología Flex para desarrollar aplicaciones nativas para BlackBerry Tablet OS mediante Adobe AIR. Con esta tecnología se aprovecha el poder de la Plataforma Flash para construir aplicaciones que se comuniquen con diferentes características de PlayBook como la cámara, la geolocalización y el almacenamiento local, entre otros.

Para participar en AppCircus sólo hay que registrar online la app en la web hasta el día 12 de abril. De entre todas las apps registradas, se elegirán las 10 mejores aplicaciones, que tendrán 3 minutos para darse a conocer desde el escenario, ante un jurado experto y el público.

AppCircus Villahermosa está patrocinado por:

blackberry
¡Más noticias muy pronto!

El equipo AppCircus

In Shape Moms/Mamás en forma, ganadora del AppCircus on Health Barcelona:

In Shape Moms – Prenatal es un programa completo de bienestar para embrazadas y preparación al parto.

TapCity 2, ganadora del AppCircus @ SXSW Circus Mashimus
TapCity

TapCity 2 es un juego multijugador de construcción con un punto muy realista.

Opne Cities Challenge

Próximos eventos AppCircus:

[email protected] Sevilla
Sevilla, 19.04

[email protected] en Villahermosa
Villahermosa, MX, 26.04

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