Extended deadline for MPA 2010

January 7th, 2010

Have you missed to sign up to The Mobile Premier Awards because of the holidays? Don’t worry. The deadline is extended to January the 10th. Participation to the awards is free and open to any startup with a mobile angle. Sign up at www.dotopen.com/mobile-premier-awards.

The local award ceremony will take place at Minc, Malmö on the 12th of January 2010. Yes, I would like to attend the award ceremony at Minc on the 12th of January.  

Do you want to be

Mobile Premier Award 2010

December 4th, 2009

Date: 12th of January 2010, at 16:00-19:00 hours NB! It’s a Tuesday!
Place: Minc, Anckargripsgatan 3, Malmö

The MobileMonday competition Mobile Premier Award 2010 is now officially open for submissions.  Swedish innovators in the MoMo Malmö-community are encouraged to sign up.  mpa_logo_w_091105_d

Mobile Premier Award is a yearly MobileMonday contest where the most innovative startups within mobile solutions in the region participate. The event is hosted by MobileMonday Malmö on the 12th of January 2010, where eight startups will present their products or concepts for a jury and the local audience.

The MobileMonday Malmö winner will be listed together with the nominees from other MobileMonday chapters and participate in the international contest. A jury will choose the 20 finalists that will present their solutions at the Mobile Premier Award Event on the 15th of February during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  

Register for the event

Yes, I would like to attend the award ceremony at Minc on the 12th of January.  Please register before the 8th of January.

Join the competition now!

To join the Mobile Premier Award your startup company has to sign up at www.dotopen.com/mobile-premier-awards no later than the 31st of December 2009.

Is your company based in Copenhagen? No worries. MobileMonday Copenhagen will also nominate the best startup. Read more at www.mobilemonday.dk

Want to support innovation?

For sponsorships, please contact Frontal at +45 33 31 00 12.

Dates to remember

31 December 2009              - last day for startups to register for the award
7 January 2010                    - startups to present at local event will be announced
12 January 2010                  - Mobile Premier Award event in Malmö
18 January 2010                  - nominees from all the MoMo chapters will be official
25 January 2010                  - the 20 finalist will be announced
15 February 2010                 - The MPA will take place at the Palau de la Musica

Rules for the participants

Only startups can be nominated to the award. In this case a startup is a company with limited operating history, generally newly created and in a phase of development and research for markets. All submissions must fulfil two bare-minimum requirements:
a) that it is an organization, not an individual, that applies
b) that it has a unique URL describing its activity/project/product/service.

From the nominated companies, eight will be selected to pitch in front of a local jury and MobileMonday Malmö audience at the event on the 12th of January.

For more information, please visit www.mobilepremierawards.com, or contact Hanna Ståhl, Frontal at +45 33 31 00 12, hanna@frontal.dk

Presentations and pictures from LBS-event

October 8th, 2009

Below you find a selection of the presentations from the event.

State of LBS in the US - Kate Imbach, MobileMonday US & Skyhook Wireless

LBS in Africa and emerging Asian markets - Dr. Madanmohan Rao, Director Research, MobileMonday Oy

Five minutes LBS demos - Christian Hage, Director and founder, Euman

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LBS – Current Status and Future Opportunities

September 8th, 2009

Date: 21st of September 2009, at 17:00-20:00 hours
Place: Minc, Anckargripsgatan 3, Malmö

MobileMonday Malmö, Copenhagen and Oslo welcome you to the first co-organized Scandinavia MobileMonday event at MobileMonday Malmö on the 21st of September.

We will be featuring speakers from US and Asia that will present the current status and future opportunities of LBS in their markets and what’s going on in emerging markets like Africa. During the event you will also have the chance to network with other MobileMonday’s members.

Programme

State of LBS in the US - Kate Imbach, MobileMonday US & Skyhook Wireless

LBS in Africa and emerging Asian markets - Dr. Madanmohan Rao, Director Research, MobileMonday Oy

Challenges and experiences from deploying a LBS platform for real time public transport information - Bent Flyen, Advisor, Trafikanten

Five minutes LBS demos - Agressive Development, Do-Fi and Euman present their solutions and new cases

The Future of LBS  - Panel Discussion with:
Kate Imbach MobileMonday US & Skyhook Wireless,
Dr. Madanmohan Rao, Director Research, MobileMonday Oy,
Bent Flyen, Advisor, Trafikanten,
Tommy Ahler, CEO,Wayfinder,
Christian Hage, Director and founder, Euman

Sign up

Register to the MobileMonday event on the 21st of September. Follow the instructions on the page! Please register before the 18th of September. If you have any questions, please contact Hanna Ståhl at hanna@frontal.dk or +45 33 31 00 12.

Meet the members

After your registration you will get an invitation to join the Hoist Community where you before and after the event can discuss topics with other members.

More about the speakers

Kate Imbach is the co-founder and organizer of MoMo Boston and she also organizes the MoMo Silicon Valley activities these days. She is the Director of Marketing and Developer Programs at Skyhook Wireless.  Kate has previously worked at VeriSign and has a Masters in Public Administration from Sawyer School of Management

Dr. Madanmohan Rao is the Director of Research at MobileMonday Oy and has recently been heading the Africa research project. It has now been granted support from the World Bank to an 18 month program to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in the African continent.  Madan is a frequent speaker on the international conference circuit, and has given talks and lectures in about 50 countries around the world.

Bent Flyen was one of the developers pioneering widget development at Opera Software in early 2000. He now heads the mobile development at Trafikanten - The Norwegian Public Transport Information Agency. There he works on complex software deliveries, with processes spanning several locations and time zones, delivering real time information on mobile phones and to distributed locations.

Tommy Ahlers is a Danish serial entrepreneur best known for the social networking and mobile backup site ZYB, launched in 2005 and sold to Vodafone Europe BV for nearly $50m in May 2008. Before founding ZYB, where he has held the position of CEO since the company’s inception, Ahlers spent six years in strategy and management, partly in the mobile industry. Tommy is now working for Vodafone as Head of Location Based Services and is CEO of Wayfinder in Sweden, also recently acquired by Vodafone.

Christian Hage is the founder and Director of Euman A/S, a software company working with data management for time and location based services within security, fleet management, workforce management, wellness and digital experience. Before founding Euman, Christian worked for more than ten years as a consultant helping companies become more efficient by using cutting edge IT technology.

Thanks to our event sponsor Skyhook Wireless

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Skyhook Wireless is a Boston-based company that has developed a technology for determining geographical location using Wi-Fi as the underlying reference system and offers a SDK which allows developers to create location-enabled applications. This uses Skyhook’s software-only Wi-Fi Positioning System on the platform of their choice.

MobileMonday Scandinavian sponsors

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Smartphones Telecom offers complete mobility solutions within the Business to Business markets in Scandinavia - in collaboration with its network of distributors and partners they develop and deploy innovative products that makes the mobile phone into a more efficient and useful business tool.

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Mobile Nordic‘s mission is to simplify mobile consumer’s daily life by delivering useful and valuable application based services and was recently awarded the Top Innovators Award (EMEA) as Best innovative Consumer application at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Presentations from the launch

June 3rd, 2009

Jari Tammisto, MobileMonday Oy

Hampus Jakobsson, TAT

Programme for Mobile Monday Malmö the 25th of May

May 12th, 2009

The sponsor of the event, TAT, welcomes you to Minc, Malmö at 16.00.

TAT

Time: 25 May, 16.00-19.00

Place: Minc, Anckargripsgatan 3, Malmö

Register to Mobile Monday on the 25th of May 2009

Programme

Jari Tammisto, CEO for Mobile Monday Finland, where the network started
Since the start in Finland in 2000, Mobile Monday has emerged around the world. Recently the first chapter were launched in Africa in Johannesburg. Jari Tammisto talks about his experiences from different Mobile Mondays worldwide, and how you can benefit from being a member of the network.  

Hampus Jakobsson, founder of TAT
What is really happening in the mobile industry with development of new platforms, change of power and business models? How are our region and our jobs going to survive? Hampus Jakobsson talks about how a middle sized company as TAT is looking at the market and what they believe can be done in the region. Among other things Hampus Jakobsson brings experience from when TAT was founded in the early 2002, a time where few people were optimistic.  

 Anders Mildner, analyst at Media Mötesplats Malmö and expert in social media
Anders Mildner shares his experiences of how social media and network change the conditions for companies, within and outside the mobile industry. He will also talk about why things we often believe are the least important and most meaningless in our culture at this very moment, actually are what might change the world.

If you have any questions, please contact Hanna Ståhl at +46 733 62 33 14 or hanna@frontal.dk

Welcome on the 25th of May!

May 7th, 2009

On the 25th of May, the first event of Mobile Monday Malmö will take place. You are more than welcome to join us at 16.00 at Minc’s premises on Anckargripsgatan 3, Malmö.

In addition to good company, some tasty beverages and snacks you get the possibility to listen to Jari Tammisto, founder of Mobile Monday, when he tells the story of Mobile Monday worldwide and its many members. Anders Mildner from Media Mötesplats Malmö will also share his expertise on social media and how they influence our way to communicate and make business. 

The event will end at 19.00

Register to Mobile Monday on the 25th of May 2009

If you have any questions, please contact Hanna Ståhl at +46 733 62 33 14 or hanna@frontal.dk

Mobile Monday to launch in Malmö

April 6th, 2009

Mobile Monday, a global network for people in the mobile industry, will be launched in Malmö in May 2009. The idea behind Mobile Monday Malmö is to bring people who are interested in mobile solutions and technology together. At the events people have the opportunity to meet face-to-face and share ideas, know-how and best practices, trends and forecasts, and even find new business partners.

The events will be organized on a regular basis, always on a Monday afternoon at Minc in Malmö. The events and the membership are free and open to everyone in the mobile industry.

You are welcome to join the network!