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After two rounds of presentations, the 2013 MobileMonday China Startup Challenge finished with a bang at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai. .

Congratulations go out to our winners!

First place: Splitforce


A/B testing for mobile apps

Second place: EmilyAPP
Offline application platform to connect businesses and service providers with Chinese tourists

Third place: VideoCloud
Cloud Storage and Remove Surveillance System via mobile handsets

The top two winners of the event were given a pitching slot with AngelVest and a chance to gain further exposure with investors. Thanks to the generosity of GSMA, the top 5 startups also won a Conference Pass (value: $1,500) to the Mobile Asia Expo Conference. Along with the top three, 5 other companies were also selected to pitch at the Innovation Labs at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai on June 26th:
• Model+
• Swiftcare
• I-IN
• Trippal
• VTrump

Thanks to all our participants and to our judges:
• Jonathan Li (JustGrapes)
• Erich Hermann (GSMA)
• Bob Cha (Korea Investment Partners)
• William Bao Bean (SingTel Innov8)
• Kunal Sinha (Ogilvy & Mather)

Please log on HERE to download all the presentations from the participants.

We look forward to seeing you out at our next event (stay tuned)!

Get ready for the 2nd annual MobileMonday China Start-up Challenge! Back by popular demand, this is one of the premier events in China to showcase how unique and innovative your mobile startup is! Become one of only 15 startups that will be given the opportunity to present in front of a jury of VCs, Angel Investors, Tech Incubators and successful Mobile Entrepreneurs. In typical MobileMonday fashion, audiences will also be given the chance to ask tough questions. The fun doesn’t stop there! The Winner and Runners-up from this event will then move onto the final round on June 26th at The Innovation Labs @ Mobile Asia Expo, and gain international exposure and PR.
This competition is open to startups that satisfy the following criteria:

• Mobile internet startup, preferably mobile-centric at inception
• At least 6-months old, but younger than two years
• Not yet VC-funded; seed and angel investment under $1M USD is fine
• Have a product on iOS, Android or other mobile platform that can be demonstrated during the competition (or, if a commercial product or demo is not yet available, a video demo of the product on a mobile emulator)
• Provide slides in English.
• Present in Chinese or English; 5 minutes + Q & A,

To apply, send the following materials to ranjit@mobilemondayshanghai.net by June 20th, 2013, 11:59pm China time:

• Slide presentation, max 10 slides, using the following ppt template MobileMonday application template 2013
• Product demo or video

For audiences: there will be an entry fee of 100 RMB per person to attend this exclusive event; as seating will be limited to the first 100 guests that sign up, please register as soon as possible.

Event details

Date: June 24th, 2013, from 7pm to 10pm
Location: Kathleen’s 5 – 5th Floor Shanghai Art Museum
Address: 325 W. Nanjing Road (opposite JW Marriott Hotel, cross the street Huangpi Nan Road)

19:00: Doors Open. Networking with light refreshments and a drink
19:30: Welcome Address
19:35: Words from GSMA Ltd, the Mobile Asia Expo organizers

19h45: Startup pitches, Q&A,
21:15: Jury vote
21:30 Winning startups announced
21:35: More networking, drinks and food

NEW! The App Developer Conference (organized at Mobile Asia Expo on Wednesday 26th June 2013) will be sponsoring 5 VIP passes for Mobile Asia Expo (value USD 1,500 each), for the winners and runners-up of the MobileMonday China Startup Chanllenge 2013.

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