Monday, March 24, 2014

Asia Apps Contest - Flights to Hong Kong to Finalists!

We're glad to invite you to a great app challenge of one of our partners - the Asia Smartphone Apps Summit is holding an apps contest for which 9 finalists will receive a flight ticket to Hong Kong plus accommodation for the Asia Summit which is held in mid June!

This is your chance to make an impact in Asian markets and attend a great event - note that the eligibility rules dictate that the app maker/content/brand should be in Asia, but for this contest Israeli companies can apply as well - that being said of course that any connections to other Asian markets or content can help.

Deadline is Mar.31! - Apply here:

Here are some more background details about this contest:

Smartphone sales are rapidly increasing in many Asian markets. Growth in the Asia-Pacific’s smartphone market is expected to skyrocket in the coming years that by 2015, 54% of all mobile phone devices sold in the region will be smartphones as forecasted by Frost & Sullivan. The smartphone growth has presented tremendous opportunities for creative mobile application developments.

To recognize the excellence of innovative smartphone apps development and provide a platform for top smartphone apps professionals in the region to meet, share, collaborate and learn from each other, Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) organizes the Asia Smartphone Apps Contest and Summit again in 2014 under the sponsorship of Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, riding on the successful experience in last year.By joining force with other co-organizers from Israel, Japan, Korea, Mainland China, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, WTIA will bring this timely event to further facilitate the growth of this burgeoning sector in Asia.

-To recognize the excellence of innovations and efforts in developing best-of-breed smartphone apps
-To create a platform to expand business opportunities and facilitate collaboration among the smartphone apps developers in Asia regions
-To nurture creative talents in the smartphone apps development industry

Good Luck and see you in Hong Kong!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Google Cloud Platform Developer Roadshow - April.7

We wanted to update you on a great event coming to town early next month: Google’s global Cloud Platform Developer Roadshow is coming to Tel Aviv on April 7th.  The Roadshow will kick off immediately following some major product announcements slated for March 25, and will visit 27 cities around the world. If you’d like to attend, register here.

In the roadshow, Google will be talking about new approaches to computing that enable you to move beyond traditional divisions of PaaS and IaaS.  They will also show their new developer experience that enables you to work more efficiently as you build, test, and deploy your code.

This is a great opportunity to see behind the scenes of the world's biggest cloud and engage with the international Google Cloud Platform team.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

MoMoTLV Purim Party!


We're very glad to invite you to a special networking mixer for Purim, in the beautiful Tel Aviv port at Shalvata. After Mobile World Congress we all deserve to relax a bit, so this time no sessions - only fun!

When: Monday, March 17th @ 18:30
Where: Shalvata, Tel Aviv Port (map)
What: Purim Networking Mixer and Party
Price: Free, register at Meetup

Costumes are highly encouraged - you can dress up as your favorite app or device.. but the usual cowboy/cowgirl will also do... We might have an impromptu costumes competition - so be prepared...

See you Monday!