Apps Competing For the Crunchie for Best Mobile App Of 2015
The 9th Annual Crunchies Awards are going to be held on 08th February. Many of startups, entrepreneurs and investors will appear on the awards function to be held at War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco for the awards of startups and technology. There are 12 categories in Crunchies award at this year’s show.
The Crunchie award for best mobile app goes the mobile app that made the huge impact in the mobile app space in the year 2015. Below are the companies that have been selected as finalists for the Best Mobile App Award 2015.
The Crunchie Awards 2015 Nominees
Facbook Messenger service had a great increase rate in 2015, it increased from 500 million users to over 800 million users. Messenger updated a new features, including video calling, conversation customization with emoji and to send and receive payments.
Citymapper is a new startup that targets to make cities around the world simpler to use. The service provides real time travel directions using various transit modes, public transit like subway, rail and bus to ride sharing services such as Uber and bike shares. Citymapper is presently available in 20 across the world and is expanding to new cities.
Twitters launched live video service called Periscope. User can watch Periscope live streaming from people across the world and even though the service has been active users and user created over 100 million live streaming telecasts. Twitter now is extending this service to another patforms like Android and the web.
Wish is the mobile commerce platform in North America and Europe, which focuses primarily on the value shopper. Its service has increased over $578 million including a huge $500 million round closed in the first half of 2015.
Robinhood app providing commission free trading, as an alternative making its money on those who upgrade to the company’s managed margin accounts and accumulating interest on customers un invested cash balances.