Appcircus is back in London to reward emerging mobile apps

After the great success met in 2012, Appcircus returns to the UK capital for an epic pitch night. Creative and ingenious app developers will meet on December 11 in Google Campus London to showcase their latest top trending apps. The contest is open to all app categories.

During the event, 10 entrepreneurial developers will have the opportunity to pitch their app live on stage in front of a jury of top experts.

The winning apps will receive a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards 2015, the largest cross-platform app showcase in the mobile industry, and a point of reference for the startup and app community during the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain.

All app developers are encouraged to enter their app for free at the Appcircus London event page: – – the submission deadline is November 28. Finalists will be announced after a jury review period, and the winner will be celebrated on all media and press channels around the event.

July 4th AppCircus London @ Google: Meet the London Jury!

The upcoming AppCircus @ Google Campus 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.

Here below is the jury to select the apps and who will be judging the apps on stage at Google Campus on July 4th. AppCircus London winners of previous editons include SwiftKey, Masabi and Echo Echo. Check this The Next Web review on the latest AppCircus in London we organised in November 2011.

Developers can register their app here to enter the AppCircus @ Google Campus London contest. Registration deadline is June 19th. The winning app will be nominated for the next edition of the Mobile Premier Awards in Barcelona.

The event is free, you only need to register here to attend.

Google Campus London

The jury members include: Continue reading “July 4th AppCircus London @ Google: Meet the London Jury!”

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

Welcome to the AppCircus!!!

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,, 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!

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AppCircus coming to Google Campus London

Appcircus, the world’s largest travelling app showcase; is back for another round in London town July 4th, this time at Google Campus London.

AppCircus gives the Olympic city another opportunity to put forth its best apps in front of an industry audience and London’s extensive app developer community.

Google Campus London

After jury selection, 10 lucky developers pitch their apps live on stage in front of an expert jury, for the prestigious Best App in London award and secure a place at the Mobile Premier Awards in Barcelona next year.

We are looking for a broad range of app submissions, however, we are particularly keen on discovering  and uncovering both female app developers and female target marketed apps for submission.

Previous winners of AppCircus London in 2010-2011 season, included SwiftKey, Masabi and Echo Echo. Check this The Next Web review on the latest AppCircus in London in November 2011.

How to apply

Make the step towards app stardom and submit your app profile here to enter the AppCircus @ Google Campus London contest. An online jury will select the 10 best apps to present on stage, and remember that you will have to present your app in person on stage. The winning app will be nominated for the next edition of the Mobile Premier Awards in Barcelona.

Date: Wednesday July 4th, 2012
Time: Doors 6pm
Event starts: 6:30pm
Drinks and networking: 7:30 – 8:30pm

Rules for Participation

  • Submissions and presentations to AppCircus are FREE and open to any developer, startup or company
  • AppCircus is open to apps running on any platform
  • Applicants must send one representative to present the app live on stage
  • The apps selected will have three minutes to pitch on stage
  • Apps are submitted through the AppCircus platform at
  • Registration and membership for AppCircus are FREE!
  • members need to add the app to their profile before applying for an AppCircus.
  • Candidates can submit more than one app.
  • Each app can only be presented in one AppCircus, unless if it receives a Runner up Waiver.
  • One app in each AppCircus will be nominated for the pool of apps from which the 20 finalists for the  Mobile Premier Awards in 2013, will be selected.
  • The app with the most votes, after the nomination winner, will receive a “Runner up Waiver”, which allows the app to reapply for selection for another AppCircus.
  • The pitches must be done in English