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The Global Mobile Challenge

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Enabling Entrepreneurs Around the World


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Empowering Mobile Entrepreneurs

The Challenge

Regional judges select and award the best mobile app ideas in Europe, North America, Eurasia, Africa, Asia Pacific, Latam and the Arabian Peninsula. Regional winners proceed to compete in the global finals at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Startups in the GMC work closely with our partners to develop and enhance their ideas. Winners have the opportunity to be incubated by IE Business School’s Venture Lab and further develop their ideas.

The Participants

From travel apps targeted at millennials to payment processors, exhilarating 3D games to augmented reality apps, the Global Mobile Challenge has inspired mobile entrepreneurs from around the world.

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Such app challenges drive much excitement in the developer community and at the same time enables StarHub to make significant inroads in supporting and promoting the startup culture in our part of the world.

Stephen LeeHead of Starhub i3
Engage with World Leading Startups

Innovation Exchange

Our corporate partners have the opportunity to engage with world leading app developers and enhance their in-house innovation departments. Partners also have the opportunity to develop key relationships with these startups.

End-to-end Solution

Our experienced faculty at the Applied Innovation Institute will deliver a fully tailored accelerator to help you deliver on your strategic objectives

Dealflow Advice

Our team works closely with you to advise you on potential investment and acquisition targets

Talent Sourcing

We identify breakthrough innovations and scout for top founding teams

Engagement Sessions

We help you maximize your face time with founders in your CA to drive engagement between your teams and the founding teams

Global Mobile Challenge Partners

We are more than sure that these bright young people demonstrating modern and agile thinking and focused on digital innovations may become the industry’s next big mobile phenomenon and we want to be in the epicenter of this transformation of products and business approach.

Andrey PyatakhinGeneral Director of Beeline Armenia

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