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.
Boston Mobile Monday witnessed seven mobile companies including: Fivespark, Goby, PapaProducts, Parallel Cities, ComicStrip, Appswell and Hashable. Product demonstrations were made by the following companies.
Fivespark: Fivespark helps small and medium businesses by allowing them to build sophisticated web-based apps without need for any programming skills.
Goby: At the intersection of search, mobile, social and travel, Goby helps you find things to do when traveling, or locally on the weekend.
Papa Products: Papa Products is the company behind CitiRoller and CitiStroller, two apps that help you navigate Boston (and soon other cities) on wheels.
Parallel Cities: Parallel Cities helps strangers connect in a more meaningful way at events around the city.
ComicStrip: “People love telling stories and taking pictures of pets and friends,” the My Comic Strip team opened up with, “It’s more about the story than the photos, and Facebook just sucks for telling stories.”The app allows you to create comic strip mashups from the everyday photos on your phone, choosing from templates, appending fun stickers and speech bubbles and then sharing the masterpieces to Twitter and Facebook.
Appswell: Appwell’s platform is turning feedback for apps into a community of mobile enthusiasts, leveraging crowdsourcing to let the consumer describe what they want in an app.
Hashable: “Greettomeetyou” Hashable, is looking to transform how you connect and network with people at events.