London, 19th November 2015 – The brightest stars in the world of App developments were recognised last night as the Appsters Awards 2015, took place at an exciting ceremony at the Fox @ ExCeL. The industry’s most coveted awards attracted hundreds of entries from some of the most promising individuals in the world of App development, all hoping to win one of the 13 hotly contested categories. Both people and apps were commended for their outstanding contributions to the industry at the ceremony which was compared by comedian, programmer and presenter Tom Scott.
Caroline Oldham, Founder of Biteappy, was the winner of the Most Inspiring Women in Technology Award
Until recently acquiring a shareholder, Caroline had been a one woman band. She had a very clear vision of what she wanted to achieve and worked with external companies to help her build the app and bring that vision to life. Just over a year after launch, there are now 30,000 people using the app and website and this continues to grow every day. Caroline has also dedicated her time to building a very popular blog and YouTube Channel to help people become more confident in the kitchen and allowing them to search for recipes to suit their individual diet.
Caroline Oldham from Biteappy said, “I am absolutely thrilled to bits to win this award! A lot of hard work is really paying off. Thank you Apps World and everyone for your support.”
The winner of Best Fintech App was Mubaloo & Equinit for the Pension solutions Compendia App
The winner of this award is an organisation that has implemented a FinTech product or service that demonstrates outstanding innovation. As well as contributing to the advancement of technology within the sector, the innovation had to be seen to benefit both the organisation and its customers. Since the launch of the new Compendia self-service, with Mubaloo as the developer, Equiniti has seen a 238% increase in members registering for self-service in one year, and a 500% increase in members accessing their pension each month. Kim Macsymon from Mubaloo said: “We are delighted for Equiniti Pensions who are transforming the pension industry with its impressive self service solutions.”
The winner of the Best App Developer Award is B60
B60 develops innovative technologies that help businesses and brands deliver world class mobile experiences. With a focus in the UK and Europe, B60’s award winning team offers first class enterprise mobility solutions, creating beautifully designed, simple to use mobile apps across every major platform. Triumph over adversity, outstanding work in the world of app development, problem solving, firefighting, innovation, success and flying the flag for developers everywhere. This award recognises an organisation that has been exceptional in all aspects of App development for 2015. Chris Williams CEO of B60 said, “I am exceptionally pleased that B60 was recognised and presented with such a prestigious award. It’s a testament to the excellent skills and commitment of the entire B60 team.”
Tom Scott added: “It was great to be at the Appsters Awards and congratulate the world’s best in app development. It was a real honour to meet the industry’s leaders in innovation and development — and to present some very well deserved awards!”
Other winners on the night were:
- Nevbites Dashboard of Things – Best IoT development 2015
- Genera Games – Best Entertainment App
- Dublin Airport Authority – Best Use of App Technology
- First Rate by Post Office – Most Innovative App
- Fat Fish – Best Indie Game Developer
- Frugl – Most Innovative Startup
- Mark Kanji, Loyalive – Technology Star of the Future
- Dimsum – Appsters Champion Award
- Navmii – Best Consumer App
- Toolbox Group – Best Enterprise App
The Appsters were judged by a panel of more than 30 directors, founders and content specialists from some of the world’s most recognised businesses including Michele Scarano, Senior Brand Content Developer at The North Face, James Freeman, European Group IT Interactive Operations Project Manager at Coca-Cola, Jody Smith, Multi-Platform Commissioning Editor of Comedy & Entertainment at Channel 4 and Jonathan Reichental PhD, Chief Information Officer at The Internet of Things.
Laurence Coldicott, Head of Production at Apps World London 2015 said, “I’d like to say a huge congratulations to all of this year’s winners. The standard of submissions gets higher every year and it’s great to see the focus on innovation being shown across the whole industry.”
To view the full list of shortlisters and winners, please visit http://the-appsters.com/ or follow Appsters and Apps World on twitter @the_appsters @Apps_World to keep up to date with the latest news.
To view the photos from last night’s ceremony, please visit http://we.tl/HHVLQudYn8
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