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24Dec/08

Just ONE Week Left to Nominate our Favourite Local Start-up!

MobileMonday the global mobile networking community is opening its Mobile Peer Awards competition for 2009. Participation is free of charge and open to any startup willing to pay their way to the event. Innovative startups active in mobile technology or startups with a mobile product are invited to register at mobilepeerawards.com before the December 31 deadline. MobileMonday Chapter organizers will look look at three criteria when making their decision: * originality, creativity and innovativeness * technical and operational feasibility * economic and financial viability Each of the 68 MobileMonday Chapters (cities) will select their local startup nominee which will be announced on January 19, 2009. If you are a member of the MobileMonday DC chapter and would like to be considered as our local startup nominee please sign up here. An international jury of renowned industry experts, investors and entrepreneurs (to be announced soon) will select the 20 finalists that will present on stage in Barcelona on February 16, 2009. Last year's jury included representatives from Telefónica, Vodafone, Google, Yahoo!, AdMob, MobHappy, GoMoNews, Nexit Ventures, and Xtract. deadlines.png Check the "how to participate" page for further details on the participation and registration process. Currently there are startups signed up from Buenos Aires, Boston, Berlin, Sweden, Belfast, Dublin, Jakarta, New York, Chennai. Mumbai, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Madrid, Barcelona and other chapters are preparing their preselections now. Once again, the event will gather the best in Mobile Innovation to come. Previous MobileMonday Peer Awards winners include Realeyes 3D, Mobile Complete (now Device Anywhere) and Plazes in 2007; Buzzd, Funambol, Taptu and Kimia in 2008 (Winners' Circle page here). Anyone can sign up to the Mobile Peer Awards website to view startups and follow the competition. About The MobileMonday Mobile Peer Awards Barcelona are among the most influential events in the mobile industry and, with over 1000 attendants, the point of reference in startup innovation during the Mobile World Congress. The MobileMonday Peer Awards are organized by MobileMonday Barcelona in collaboration with the entire MobileMonday Community. Mobile Monday is a global community of mobile industry visionaries, developers and influentials fostering cooperation and cross-border business development through virtual and live networking events to share ideas, best practices and trends from global markets. The previous editions of the Peer Awards have received wide support from the entire mobile ecosystem players, including Telefonica, Nokia, dotMobi, Xtract, Nexit Ventures, Acision, 22@Barcelona, Barcelona City Council, Mippin, Reitek, CIDEM - Generalitat de Catalunya, MSC Malaysia / WCIT2008, Barcelona Media. If you're interested to become a partner or a sponsor to the Mobile Peer Awards during Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona, please contact info AT mobilemondaybarcelona DOT com.
22Dec/08

The Greater Boston Mobile Technology Cluster

Xconomy has published a list of the local mobile organizations that comprise the Greater Boston Mobile Technology Cluster.

It’s worth noting that in all of Xconomy’s other tech clusters combined - music, video, robots, and health 2.0 - there are about 100 companies. There are 150 companies in the mobile tech cluster alone.

17Dec/08

Mobile Monday Boston CTO Dinner

This month, Mobile Monday hosted a CTO dinner to bring together technical leaders from Boston’s mobile companies. The dinner was sponsored by Flybridge Capital and moderated by Xconomy’s Wade Roush.

Over dinner our discussion covered the future of mobile platforms, market fragmentation, the mobile web, what consumers want, and much more. To hear what the CTOs have to say about the mobile industry in Boston and the future of mobile, check out our video:


MOMO Boston CTO Dinner from Chris Brackett on Vimeo.

16Dec/08

Thank you!

I wanted to thank you all for coming out tonight and helping make Electioneering in the Mobile Age such a success. Kevin, Scott, Michelle, and Katie really shed light on how mobile is changing politics. I hope the conversation gave you all a few ideas for your own campaigns and some useful information on how to execute your ideas. Don't forget to nominate your favourite local start-ups for the MobileMonday Peer Awards! http://mobilepeerawards.com/ Cheers, Kathie photo(2).jpg photo(3).jpg photo(4).jpg photo(5).jpg photo(6).jpg photo.jpg
3Dec/08

December 2008 Release: Electioneering in the Mobile Age

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2008 MEDIA CONTACT: Kathie Legg, kathielegg at mobilemonday.net; ELECTIONEERING IN THE MOBILE AGE Monday, December 15 EVENT: Mobile Monday DC (http://www.mobilemonday-dc.com/), the local chapter of a global movement of technology professionals, announces its December event, "ELECTIONEERING IN THE MOBILE AGE". WHEN: Monday, December 15, 2008, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. *** New Location*** WHERE: Amplified Public Affairs Office, 919 18th Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20006 COST: The event is free to the public. Members of the media are welcome to attend the event. SPEAKERS: Kevin Bertram - CEO, Distributive Networks Michelle Mayorga - mobile program manager, Rock the Vote Cyrus Krohn, - e-campaign director, RNC Scott Goodstein - external online director, Obama Campaign. BACKGROUND: This election year, for the first time we saw campaigns big and small, democratic and republican, as well as non-partisan reaching out to voters through their mobile phones. Join us to find out what mobile tactics worked, and how you might take advantage of this innovative technology for your own future campaigns. The elections this year demonstrated the strongest cases in the U.S. for mobile fundraising, communications and organizing which have implications beyond political campaign management in consumer campaigns. About MobileMonday MobileMonday is a community of mobile professionals founded in 2000. The open community promotes the mobile industry and fosters cooperation and networking among industry people and their companies by providing opportunities for personal and virtual contacts. Mobile Monday DC exposes Beltway-area professionals to new innovations in mobile technology, and it gives opportunities for political, government, technology, corporate, and non-profit professionals to meet each other and share ideas. While Mobile Monday DC is not exclusively devoted to politics, many events will introduce new ideas and tools that can be adapted by political professionals in Washington, DC, including those in the public policy, advocacy, non-profit, lobbying, and campaign communities. For more information on the global Mobile Monday movement, visit www.mobilemonday.net. For more information about the local Mobile Monday DC chapter, visit http://www.mobilemonday-dc.com/. -MMDC-
3Dec/08

Electioneering in the Mobile Age

This election year, for the first time we saw campaigns big and small, democratic and republican, as well as non-partisan reaching out to voters through their mobile phones. Join us to find out what mobile tactics worked, and how you might take advantage of this innovative technology for your own future campaigns. The elections this year demonstrated the strongest cases in the U.S. for mobile fundraising, communications and organizing which have implications beyond political campaign management in consumer campaigns. Speakers: Kevin Bertram - CEO, Distributive Networks Michelle Mayorga - mobile program manager, Rock the Vote Katie Harbath - director of online services, DCI Group, former deputy eCampaign director, Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee Scott Goodstein - external online director, Obama Campaign. When: Monday, December 15th, 6:00-8:00PM Location: Amplify Public Affairs Office, 919 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Amplify Public Affairs Cost: Free and open to the public. Food and drink provided by Amplify Public Affairs. So we can have an idea on headcount, please RSVP: http://www.mobilemonday.net/mm/washingtondc/ Pre-registration closes on December 15 at 18:00. ---- About Amplify Public Affairs, LLC Amplify is the next generation in public affairs, leading the way in the integration of new media and traditional communications strategies. With unequalled expertise in aligning allies, connecting voices, and promoting action, Amplify serves as a relationship builder, creating and sustaining win-win collaborations to move issues forward and influence targeted audiences. Through the blending of innovative communication technologies, credible coalition building, grassroots and top-tiered public affairs expertise, Amplify leverages connections to achieve targeted objectives in the public, private, and political arenas.