The Mobileys Presented by Mobile Future

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Does your mobile app, service or product deserve a trophy, $10,000 and a place in the spotlight? Prove It.


What are The Mobileys?

The Mobileys honor entrepreneurs who inspire and make a difference through mobile innovation.

This annual national competition produced by Mobile Future seeks to spotlight and support early-stage wireless apps, services and/or products that make the world a better place.

2015 Winners

We challenged innovators across the nation to show us their game-changing mobile apps, products, and services. The response we received exceeded our wildest expectations. We are proud to announce the winners for the Mobileys 2015 competition.


  • CureSearch CancerCare

    CureSearch CancerCare is a mobile app that manages a child's treatment and advances parents' ability to share crucial information and reports.


    SPROKIT is a mobile app that reduces recidivism by better connecting returning citizens with their parole agents and probation officers.

  • Pro:Up

    Pro:Up is a mobile app that matches high school students to educational and career experiences they need to ignite their passions and define their careers.

  • FoodShare

    FoodShare is a mobile app that donates a meal to someone in need through Operation Food Search every time a user dines at a partnered restaurant.

The Awards

$10,000 First Place
$5,000 Second Place
2,500 Third Place
2,500 Peoples Choice

The Timeline


Applications Open


Applications Close


Winners Announced

The Criteria

Early Stage

Applicants should be an individual or be affiliated with a small company that has either produced a mobile product or app or is within 6 months of launching a mobile product or app.

Game Changer

This product should be a creative game changer that uses mobile in new ways to have a positive impact on our lives.


Winners must be able to demo their innovation in November 2015 at an event announcing the winners.

Seeking Capital

A little money can go a long way. The Mobileys prize money should help the winners expand, grow or develop another new game-changing mobile innovation.


The nominated product must run on wireless networks (not just wi-fi).

Our 2015 Judges

Ann Windbald Picture

Ann Winblad

Co- Founder & Managing Director
Hummer Winblad VC
Kevin Delaney Picture

Kevin Delaney

Ron Klain Picture

Ron Klain

EVP/General Counsel
Fran Kaufman Picture

Dr. Francine Kaufman

Chief Medical Officer
Medtronic Diabetes
Manolo Espinosa Picture

Manolo Espinosa

Vice President, Platform & Business Development
Ruth Yomtoubian Picture

Ruth Yomtoubian

Business Innovation Lead
AT&T Foundry Innovation Center
Peter Marx Picture

Peter Marx

Chief Technology Officer
The City of Los Angeles
Kathryn Finney Picture

Kathryn Finney

& White House Champion of Change
Michelle Quinn Picture

Michelle Quinn

Business Columnist
San Jose Mercury News
Peter Schube Picture

Peter Schube

President & COO
The Jim Henson Company
Roelle Vento Picture

Roell Vento

The Silver Fox Studio
Will Price Picture

Will Price

Managing Partner
Next Frontier Capital
Monique Woodard Picture

Monique Woodard

Black Founders
Dale Hatfield Picture

Dale Hatfield

Senior Fellow
Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology & Entrepreneurship
Lesley Chilcott Picture

Lesley Chilcott


Jonathan Spalter Picture

Jonathan Spalter

Mobile Future
Dan Aronson Picture

Dan Aronson

Founder & CTO, Fandor
Dawn McGee Picture

Dawn McGee

Goodworks Ventures
Diane Smith Picture

Diane Smith

Angel Investor
Frontier Angel Fund &
Mobile Future Advisor
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Kellan Carter

Ignition Partners
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Siobhan Bulfin

Founder & CEO
Melon Health and 2014 Mobileys Winner
Each entry will be evaluated by our official judging panel of distinguished individuals from the worlds of tech, mobile, venture capital, and angel funding.

Previous Winners

Our past competitions have celebrated some of the nation's brightest tech innovations and we are proud to showcase our winners. You can read more about our winners on The Next Web


  • Code Blue

    Code Blue is a mobile app that helps teenagers and young people experiencing depression or bullying get immediate support.

  • First Derm

    First Derm is a mobile app that provides both consumers and businesses a faster, more convenient means to receive professional opinion on skin care.

  • VolunteerMark

    Volunteer Mark is a mobile app that makes it easy to find the perfect volunteer opportunity based on skills, interest, availability and location.

  • First Derm

    First Derm is a mobile app that provides both consumers and businesses a faster, more convenient means to receive professional opinion on skin care.


  • Page-Out

    Page-Out allows emergency responders the ability to page-out when not available from their smartphones.

  • HeadsUP!

    HeadsUP! is a new transparent display that integrates with your smartphone to display notifications on the windshield without obstructing the driver's view.

  • Learn with Homer

    Learn with Homer is a comprehensive reading app built by literacy experts for the iPad that offers a complete Pre-K and K reading curriculum.


    INRFOOD is a personalized nutrition platform that scans the bar code of over 300,000+ products, and instantly analyzes the nutrition facts and ingredients.

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