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GSF Announces “Mobile Appies” Awards, Platform For Recognizing Best Mobile Apps

GSF Announces “Mobile Appies” Awards, Platform For Recognizing Best Mobile Apps

Few months back, GSF had announced the launch M-Accelerator program, moving ahead with its “Go Mobile” strategy, GSF has now announced that it is launching “Mobile Appies” Awards, where it will be recognize the best & the most innovative mobile apps in 12 different categories.

“On the back of massive adoption of Smartphones and upcoming 4G rollouts, India is experiencing a gigantic evolution in the consumer behavior on mcommerce and mobile marketplaces. “Mobile First” experience led models are disrupting the incumbents in most markets,” said the company.

GSF has identified 4 mobile apps in each of the 12 categories, making around 48 apps competing for the awards. The winners of the Mobile Appies will be selected on the basis of evaluation by an expert panel and a user poll open to all.

The selected apps will be rated on the following criteria: Design (UI/ UX), Features, User Base, App Store Ratings and one category related criterion.

Have a look into the apps:

 

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Category

App 1

App 2

App 3

App 4

1.

Messaging

Viber

WeChat

WhatsApp

Hike

2.

Doctor’s App

Practo

DailyRounds

DocApp

Epocrates

3.

Classifieds

JustDial

Quikr

Sulekha

4.

Media

NDTV

TOI

CNBC

NewsHunt

5.

Travel

MakeMyTrip

ibibo

ixigo

ClearTrip

6.

Payments

PayTM

MobiKwik

FreeCharge

Oxigen Wallet

7.

Food

Zomato

FoodPanda

JustEat

TastyKhana

8.

M-Commerce

Snapdeal

Flipkart

Jabong

Amazon

9.

Music

Saavn

Gaana

Wynk

Hungama

10.

Real Estate

Housing

99Acres

MagicBricks

CommonFloor

11.

Taxi

Uber

Taxi4Sure

Ola Cabs

Meru Cabs

12.

Consumer Finance

PolicyBazaar

MoneyControl

HDFC

ICICI

The winners will then be announced on Feb 27 at GSF’s annual get together: Evolution 2015 in Mumbai.

Click here to vote.

GSF’s M-Accelerator is a specialized program for innovative startups focused on mobile, which follows a two-stage investing structure i.e. $40k-50k into each of the startups against 8% stake. Further, it also do follow on seed rounds in some of its graduating startups.

Till now, GSF Accelerator has funded 33 startups in 3 batches since its launch. Out of the 33 startups funded by GSF Accelerator, 2/3rd have raised seed rounds and 8 have raised VC led series A rounds.

Recently GSF has also launched Digital Media Labs which will train and fund 10 digital media and advertising tech startups in 2015.

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