Winner [email protected] Circus Mashimus

And the winner of the [email protected] Circus Mashimus is:

[drum roll…]

TapCity 2

TapCity

TapCity 2 is a multiplayer city-building game with a real-world twist. TapCity 2 is now in the pool of apps that compete to get a slot on stage during the Mobile Premier Awards 2013 in Barcelona – CONGRATULATIONS!

Runnerup:

The Social Radio

The Social Radio

The Social Radio converts your Twitter stream into a human-friendly audio experience. As the runner up , The Social Radio gets a chance to again present at another AppCircus this year.

Wow! What a show! Just as last year, we had a blast at SXSW collaborating again with our friends from the Mashery. Thanks to all participating apps that helped to make this a great showcase of app innovation! We are looking forward to next year in Austin! 😉

Selected Apps to Pitch at AppCircus @ SXSW Circus Mashimus

We’re excited to announce the apps to pitch at the AppCircus at SXSW. The selected developers will do a 3-minute pitch of their app in front of an international jury including experts from Foursquare, Rovio Mobile, Mashery, Programmable Web, GigaOm and Conference Basics. The winner receives a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards 2013.

The event is scheduled on March 12th from 2-4 pm at the Circus Mashimus lounge inside SXSWi.

The selected apps include:

DecoAlbum is an purikura-like applicaiton which enables you to create “kawaii” decoration on pictures delivered by present Japanese teens.

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Photobag is an app which lets you to easily exchange large amounts of pictures.

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Crowsnest is a social news reader application that delivers personalized news stories based on an analysis of your social network.

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TapCity is a multiplayer city-building game with a real-world twist.

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Facematch is a multi award winning social matching service made by genius Japanese university students!

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The Top Chef University iPad app will teach you professional cooking techniques and food preparation methods beyond just recipes from 11 of the most successful Top Chef chef’testants.

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Toneconnect is iPhone and Android apps which can send and receive URL and text via tone.

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The Social Radio converts your Twitter stream into a human-friendly audio experience.

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Discoverful helps people visually discover and share interesting places near, far, and on their way.

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

AppCircus @ SXSW 2012 Jury

We’re excited to have some of the most knowledgeable and experienced guys in mobile on our jury panel for the AppCircus at SXSW on March 12th at the Circus Mashimus Lounge.

App developers can still register here (deadline 24/2!) with their app to pitch at this special event. Don’t miss this chance to win a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards 2013 and get some valuable feedback from the jury, including:

Anoop Ranganath – Lead iPhone Developer at foursquare.

Matthew Wilson – Marketing Manager at Rovio Mobile Ltd.

Neil Mansilla – Director, Developer Products at Mashery API Network.

StaceyHigginbotham, Senior Writer, GigaOM.

Gianfranco Chicco – Chief Dreamer Officer at Conference Basics.

Adam DuVander – Executive Editor, ProgrammableWeb.

The jury bio’s here below:

Matthew Wilson – Marketing Manager at Rovio Mobile Ltd.
Matthew is the rare Canadian export residing in Finland, and the marketing brains behind the Angry Birds phenomenon. Through a mixture of market analysis and a good feel for what works in the application space and what doesn’t, Matthew has helped Rovio achieve viral levels of market penetration with zero budget. Matthew has a wide knowledge of the mobile marketplace, ranging from customer retention to different monetization strategies. With a background in various forms of online marketing, Matthew is taking the Angry Birds brand to new domains on an unprecedented scale for a mobile application.

Anoop Ranganath – Lead iPhone Developer at foursquare.

Anoop is the lead iPhone developer at foursquare, a location-based mobile platform that makes cities easier to use and more interesting to explore. Previously, he created Graffitio, an iPhone application that allowed users to attach conversations to places.

StaceyHigginbotham, Senior Writer, GigaOM.
StaceyHigginbotham is happy when immersed in SEC filings, tech specs or pokingthrough a data center. She has spent the last eleven years covering technology andfinance for publications such as The Deal, the Austin Business Journal, TheBond Buyer and BusinessWeek, and works remotely from Austin, Texas.

Neil Mansilla – Developer Advocate at Mashery API Network.
Neil is a passionate software engineer and tech entrepreneur. Neil previously founded several web and software companies in verticals including search, e-commerce, real estate and healthcare. He is responsible for helping developers discover, learn and utilize the platforms on the Mashery API Network.

Gianfranco Chicco – Chief Dreamer Officer at Conference Basics.
Gianfranco Chicco is currently the Chief Dreamer Officer at Conference Basics (www.conferencebasics.com), consulting for several international organizations. Before that he was the Marketing Director of the World Business Forum (Italy/Europe), Chief Operating Officer of Red Innova (Spain/Latam), Marketing Manager of the well known PICNIC Festival (Netherlands) and Conference Director of Frontiers of Interaction (Italy), featuring speakers like Bill Clinton, Michael Porter, Philip Kotler, Kevin Roberts, Lawrence Lessig, Malcolm Gladwell, Rudy Giuliani, Jack Welch and many others from companies like Facebook, Google, frog, Evernote, IDEO and Massive Health.

Adam DuVander – Executive Editor, ProgrammableWeb.
Adam DuVander is the author of Map Scripting 101 and Executive Editor of ProgrammableWeb, the leading resource for open Web APIs. He helps developers and decision makers navigate this new, connected web and covers popular platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Google Maps. You can catch Adam speaking at many web industry events, such as O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 and Where 2.0. In addition to writing and speaking, DuVander is also an active contributor to the open source mapping library, Mapstraction. Previously he wrote for Wired.com’s web developer resource and dug deep into location data with Sperling’s BestPlaces.

Selected Apps to pitch at BlackBerry DevCon

Meet the selected apps that will have the chance to pitch at the AppCircus Spotlight on  BlackBerry DevCon® in Amsterdam taking place on February 7th.

Wondering if you can attend the show? Of course! Register at http://www.blackberrydevcon.com/europe!

Barcode: BBM-Connected BlackBerry app! QR-Code Reader and Generator. System wide integration through menu! This is a QR Code Reader and Generator. It’s built for sharing data with other smartphone users or on web.

Poynt: Poynt is a convenient and timesaving GPS-enabled app that gives users the power of multiple applications in one intuitive package. Poynt is an app that connects consumers to local businesses, restaurants, movie theaters, events, gas prices and weather information at the moment they are looking to buy or acquire products/services.

GRave Defense HD: GRave Defense HD is the next step in the evolution of tower defense games for the mobile platform! It takes the best qualities from other tower defense games and adds many new features as well! It is an old-school hardcore game!
Harold and the Purple Crayon: From acclaimed author Crockett Johnson, Harold and the Purple Crayon is the first and most popular book in the series. For more than five decades this book has been a beloved mainstay in parents libraries.
Mindmaps: Mindmaps is a mind mapping tool and a brainstorming application. It allows you to order your thoughts, store ideas and bring structure into complex concepts which makes it your ideal companion during meetings, lectures…
Twinoo: Logic and art come together in this simple and brilliant game. Get ready to teach your brain some new stuff! May the best brain hemisphere win!
Ruler: Ever had the problem that you wanted to measure the dimensions of an object but had no ruler within reach? With this handy app for The BlackBerry® PlayBook™ you can measure small objects in one go by touching the screen and using the build in crosslines with attached distance measurement.

Holes: Holes let you explore the world of a small ball … Try to bring the marble (ball) to the final hole, without falling in the small holes. By changing the angle of your device, you can control the marble and reach new highscores.

mobizy: Work from anywhere. Be productive on the go. Use your mobile phone or tablet. MOBIZY powers today’s mobile enterprises with solutions for all kinds of businesses.Sell more. Deliver earlier. Keep tabs on your important customers. Manage field teams. Spread knowledge throughout your organization. Do more.
Package Tracking:Package Tracking is an application that can track packages shipped through different 44 carriers.
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AppCircus @ Circus Mashimus at SXSW 2012

Through a partnership with Mashery we will be present again this year at the Circus Mashimus in SXSW Interactive 2012. We are ready to be part of one of the premier conferences for technology and innovation in the world. South by South West is clearly a must attend event in your agenda!

Register your app here if you’d like to pitch at this unique opportunity and connect to the SXSW Interactive audience. We will gather some bright heads in mobile to be part  of the jury to evaluate the apps, check our jury from last year.

We will be showcasing mobile apps from all over the world at the Circus Mashimus tent, you will get to see apps that have presented at the Mobile Premier awards and AppCircus winners from 2011 as well as the latest apps applying to pitch for this event.

[email protected] Mashimus – SXSW Agenda:

We will be showcasing mobile apps from all over the world at the Circus Mashimus tent, you will get to see apps that have presented at the Mobile Premier awards and AppCircus winners from 2011 as well as the latest apps applying to pitch for this event. AppCircus finalists will be showcased for an hour on Saturday and Sunday, March 10th-11th, with a final showcase on Monday, March 12th from 2-4 pm.

March 10th and 11th: You will get to see each day a couple of the 2011 Mobile Premier Award winners, we will give each mobile application 3 minutes to pitch. So you wont get bored hearing a long speech, Mashery will be providing some beverages and popcorn to enjoy the show. We might have a few surprises for all the attendees.

We will be showcasing apps from 14:00 to 15:00. So make sure to be ready to see the mobile showcase we are preparing with past AppCircus winners from around the globe.

March 12th: The big show, we will open up the “call for apps” until the 21st of February. So make sure to sign up at AppCircus, upload the information for the application you want to pitch and then apply for [email protected] Mashimus, Austin event.

  • Welcome and introduction to AppCircus.
  • Supporters presentations.
  • 10 App presentations and Jury feedback.
  • Audience voting and Networking.
  • Winner announcement.

We will start at 14:00 and end at 16:00.

The venue is The Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX, Room #3, on the first level near the popular Screenburn Arcade, the keynote room, and largest panel rooms.

Through a partnership with Mashery we will be present again this year at the Circus Mashimus in SXSW Interactive 2012. We are ready to be part of one of the premier conferences for technology and innovation in the world. South by South West is clearly a must attend event in your agenda!

Register your app here if you’d like to pitch at this unique opportunity and connect to the SXSW Interactive audience. We will gather some bright heads in mobile to be part  of the jury to evaluate the apps, check our jury from last year.

We will be showcasing mobile apps from all over the world at the Circus Mashimus tent, you will get to see apps that have presented at the Mobile Premier awards and AppCircus winners from 2011 as well as the latest apps applying to pitch for this event.

[email protected] Mashimus – SXSW Agenda:

We will be showcasing mobile apps from all over the world at the Circus Mashimus tent, you will get to see apps that have presented at the Mobile Premier awards and AppCircus winners from 2011 as well as the latest apps applying to pitch for this event. AppCircus finalists will be showcased for an hour on Saturday and Sunday, March 10th-11th, with a final showcase on Monday, March 12th from 2-4 pm.

March 10th and 11th: You will get to see each day a couple of the 2011 Mobile Premier Award winners, we will give each mobile application 3 minutes to pitch. So you wont get bored hearing a long speech, Mashery will be providing some beverages and popcorn to enjoy the show. We might have a few surprises for all the attendees.

We will be showcasing apps from 14:00 to 15:00. So make sure to be ready to see the mobile showcase we are preparing with past AppCircus winners from around the globe.

March 12th: The big show, we will open up the “call for apps” until the 21st of February. So make sure to sign up at AppCircus, upload the information for the application you want to pitch and then apply for [email protected] Mashimus, Austin event.

  • Welcome and introduction to AppCircus.
  • Supporters presentations.
  • 10 App presentations and Jury feedback.
  • Audience voting and Networking.
  • Winner announcement.

We will start at 14:00 and end at 16:00.

The venue is The Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX, Room #3, on the first level near the popular Screenburn Arcade, the keynote room, and largest panel rooms.

Announcing the 1st AppCircus HTML5 competition

In 2011 we are being part of many influential conferences in the world, in February we where part of the Mobile World Congress with Spotlight on BlackBerry and we just finished the AppCircus @ SXSW and are packing our bags and tent to to hit Palo Alto for the Telco 2.0 conference on April 6th.

We are collaborating with the folks from Zeewe to offer you the first HTML5 Web App competition.

The contest will have the following structure:

  • All Apps must be submitted by March 28th.
  • The deadline to confirm your available to pitch is April 1st.
  • The selection will be done by an online Jury which will decide who gets to pitch and the audience will vote at the event to select the winner.
  • The winner app will be announced during the evening of AppCircus in Palo Alto, April 6th.
  • The winner will be pitching at the event
  • The winner app will Win $2000 cash prize if the HTML5 app is available in the Zeewe marketplace or $1000 if the HTML5 app is not on Zeewe.

IMPORTANT: All apps must be written in Mobile HTML5 , and run on iPhones and/or Android phone. The participating apps will have to pay accommodation and their flight or transportation.

SUBMIT your HTML5 app here to this competition.

AppCircus in Palo Alto agenda.

Click here for more information on this event.

6:00 pm: Welcome and introductions
6:15 pm: First Act – Leading Platforms present
7:15 pm: 2nd Act – 10 Apps present with jury feedback
8:15 pm: Thanks and audience voting instructions
8:30 pm: Networking, Voting and Winner announcement
9:30 pm: Close

Venue Information.

The mobile showcase will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto; 4290 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94306

Doors will open from 6:00 pm and the showcase will end around 9:00 pm, make sure to come prepare for some great networking since the whole telecommunications industry will be in Palo Alto all week.

We are looking forward to seeing all the developers and Startups at Telco 2.0, some familiar faces and some new on the scene. Palo Alto has always been a place for mobile, so what better way to launch your HTML5 web App at AppCircus.

So get ready for another a great mobile showcase. Follow us on Twitter @AppCircus and the hashtag #appcircus

AppCircus @ SXSW Jury

We’re excited to have some of the most knowledgeable and experienced guys in mobile on our jury panel for the AppCircus at SXSW on March 14th at the Circus Mashimus Lounge.

The jury to select the winner includes:

Marshall Kirkpatrick – Vice President of Content Development at ReadWriteWeb, and also the Lead Writer.

Jyri Engeström – Founder & CEO of Ditto.

Anoop Ranganath – Lead iPhone Developer at foursquare.

Matthew Wilson – Marketing Manager at Rovio Mobile Ltd.

Jim Routh – VP, Business Development at Smule.

You can still register to pitchdeadline is March 2 (today!) at midnight CET – and have a chance to win a Motorola Xoom Tablet. Make sure to sign up in time at AppCircus, upload your app profile and then select to pitch at [email protected] in order to be eligible to showcase your app.

Here below the jury member  bio’s:

Marshall Kirkpatrick – Vice President of Content Development at ReadWriteWeb, and also the Lead Writer.

He hails from Portland, Oregon, USA. Prior to joining R/WW in Sept 2007, Marshall was Director of Content at SplashCast Media. During 2006 he was Lead Blogger at TechCrunch. You can contact Marshall at [email protected]

Jyri Engeström – Founder and CEO of Ditto.
Jyri is founder and CEO of Ditto, a new mobile communication app for sharing what you’re up to and exchanging recommendations about restaurants, movies, and other activities. Jyri cofounded Jaiku, which grew into the leading European microblogging service and was acquired by Google in 2007. At Google Jyri was Product Manager of mobile applications including Mobile Calendar and the Gmail Mobile client, and started up social products including Google Buzz, Google Profiles, and Google Latitude. Jyri is an advisor/angel investor in companies such as Applifier, Betabrand, and Mobclix. Before founding Jaiku Jyri was Senior Product Manager, Internet Handhelds at Nokia. A sociologist by training, he is noted for coining the term ‘social object’ to refer to photos, bookmarks, and other shareable Web content. He blogs at zengestrom.com

Anoop Ranganath – Lead iPhone Developer at foursquare.
Anoop is the lead iPhone developer at foursquare, a location-based mobile platform that makes cities easier to use and more interesting to explore. Previously, he created Graffitio, an iPhone application that allowed users to attach conversations to places.

Matthew Wilson – Marketing Manager at Rovio Mobile Ltd.
Matthew is the rare Canadian export residing in Finland, and the marketing brains behind the Angry Birds phenomenon. Through a mixture of market analysis and a good feel for what works in the application space and what doesn’t, Matthew has helped Rovio achieve viral levels of market penetration with zero budget. Matthew has a wide knowledge of the mobile marketplace, ranging from customer retention to different monetization strategies. With a background in various forms of online marketing, Matthew is taking the Angry Birds brand to new domains on an unprecedented scale for a mobile application.

Jim Routh – VP, Business Development at Smule.

Jim has over 18 years experience in business development and product management in software, web services, and mobile ventures. As VP of Business Development at Smule he’s responsible for initiating, negotiating, and managing all deal flow with studios, artists, labels, agencies, and publishers as well as building and nurturing relationships with Smule’s developer community, and creating and monetizing the company’s advertising and sponsorship network. Smule is a leading developer of mobile social music applications having created and published several of the top applications for the iPhone and iPad. Recent releases include Glee, I Am T-Pain, Ocarina, Magic Piano and Magic Fiddle.

The apps to present at this event have been announced in this post. Stay tuned and follow our latest news and updates on twitter here @appcircus.

Best app at SXSW wins a Motorola Xoom Tablet.

With just a few weeks for South by South West Interactive, things are starting to heat up for AppCircus day-view at SXSW. Some of the Circus Mashimus partners are helping out with prizes such as the $1000 given away to all apps presenting on stage, in order to make things more interesting we have a new announcement today from one of our partners.

One app from [email protected] will win a Xoom tablet.

Neustar will give a Motorola Xoom Tablet to the winner from the AppCircus celebrated on March 14th at the Circus Mashimus tent, what a better way to jump start and App Artist’s inspiration. Make sure to sign up at AppCircus, upload your app profile and then select to pitch at [email protected] in order to be eligible to get this cool Motorola tablet.

Agenda for [email protected]

Date: March 14th.

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Deadline to apply: March 2nd.

These are some of the benefits for attending [email protected], the location of the tent will be in a prime spot inside the SXSW hall.
•    Located in Room #3, on the first level near the popular Screenburn Arcade, the keynote room, and largest panel rooms.
•    Dedicated Internet access – the conference Wi-Fi may leave much to be desired.
•    Cushy lounge set-up – a comfortable retreat inside the old and cold convention center.  A perfect place to hold meetings, hook up with new clients or old friends, check email, updated your facebook profile, etc.

Submit your mobile applications to APPCircus.

Make sure to submit your apps for the event, it is FREE and this will get your application to be eligible for other events of APPCircus. Sign up in APPCircus and get a chance to pitch at SXSW in front of developers and companies during the biggest event in North America.

Follow us on twitter to get more information of other venues that are hosting an @APPCircus.

AppCircus All-Stars – dayviews at South by South West Interactive.

Things are moving and the AppCircus team is working with Mashery to bring only the best apps from our mobile showcase world tour to [email protected] event, this is a new format that we are launching at South by Southwest Music and Media Conference (SXSW® Interactive).

AppCircus All-Stars.

There are more than 35 apps that have won an AppCircus event or Categories before the celebration of the 2011 Mobile Premier Awards. This is a new season and we are commited to showcase the newest and most innovative mobile applications from around the world. That is the reason for creating this special format, so you can see on stage previous winners from AppCircus, we are calling this elite category AppCircus All-Stars.

These mobile applications will be joining us for special events such as Circus Mashimus, where we will be showcasing apps in several days and we want the spotlight for apps that have pitch in another part of the world. To enable a growing mobile ecosystem on a global scale.

Agenda [email protected]

The first two days of AppCircus will be mobile applications that have participated in previous showcase’s. The last day will be a full on AppCircus where one app will win to get a nomination slot to be on stage for the 2012 Mobile Premier Awards and join the AppCircus All-Stars group. All three days are open to the public to watch the show and enjoy from refreshments at the Mashimus Circus.

March 12 & 13 – AppCircus All-Stars

Each day, a couple of the 2011 Mobile Premier Award nominees and winners will be showcased and demoing their winning Apps.

March 14 – [email protected]

Deadline: March 2nd.

The big show, the “call for apps” will be open until the 2nd of March. So make sure to sign up at AppCircus, upload the information for the application you want to pitch and then apply for [email protected] event.

  • Welcome and introduction to AppCircus.
  • Supporters presentations.
  • 10 App presentations and Jury feedback.
  • Audience voting and Networking.
  • Winner announcement.

Submit your mobile applications to AppCircus.

Make sure to submit your apps for the event, it is FREE and this will get your application to be eligible for other events of APPCircus. Sign up in AppCircus and get a chance to pitch at SXSW in front of developers and companies during the biggest event in North America.

Follow us on twitter to get more information of other venues that are hosting an @AppCircus.