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  • Based in Aalto University - in the spirit of the 20th century architecture icon and the father of functional simplicity Alvar Aalto.
  • Windows phone will be the next most competitive platform for delivering great products and monetization. Get on board early!
  • Our central goal is to drive world beating quality of apps on the Windows Phone while also rewarding and partnering with those that join us in advacning the platform.
  • We’ve developed a simple and fast process to speed you through app development while infusing funding and coaching for your project at just the right phases.
  • We’ve developed a simple and fast process to speed you through app development while infusing funding and coaching for your project at just the right phases.
  • AppCampus Overview 19.9

    1. 1. Teemu Tapanila 19.9.2012
    2. 2. AppCampus• A three year project, based in Aalto university: fusion of engineering + business + design• Funded with 21M€ by Microsoft, Nokia and Aalto university.• A new kind of accelerator for next generation of mobile experience We think AppCampus is the most exciting innovation project EVER! 3
    3. 3. A Go-To-Market slingshotA Unique Accelerator• No Equity dilution• No Revenue Share required• IPRs remain property of developersThree key facets• Award Platform• Coaching program• Global Alumni NetworkOur only demand is a 6-month exclusivity 4
    4. 4. Windows Phone Advantage• Windows phone defines the new paradigm for UX• Virgin territory for developers to differentiate by creating exciting never-before apps• New monetization opportunities via Windows distribution networksWindows phone will lead users intoa new era of mobile computing 5
    5. 5. Who You Are• A developer with world class skill and ambition potential. You breathe mobile and love to deliver great UX.• An entrepreneur with world class management and monetization capability goals. You are aggressively seeking the next big opportunity in mobile.• A finessed facilitator, a connector of opportunities to ideas and people. 7
    6. 6. How you can Accelerate with AppCampus• Awards: 20-50-70.000 euro / App• Coaching & Education, Product-oriented• Professional SW-Dev. Process & Quality Assurance• Network & Marketing Support, Marketplace & Nokia Store• Co-working spaceOnline submission: 8
    7. 7. Awards – Weve set a high barApplication should meet some* combination of these criteria:• Innovative, first-to-market app-concepts.• Differentiated, unique apps, not already available on competing operating system.• Support for key features and APIs of the platform as they become available.• Demonstrated design elegance and technical quality.• Potential to drive momentum of the new ecosystem.(*) not necessarily all. 10
    8. 8. Award CategoriesLevel 1 (e.g. 20kEUR)•Relatively simple (standalone) applications.Level 2 (e.g. 50kEUR)•Application which requires interfacing with some existing network (cloud) based service/media/information.Level 3 (e.g. 70kEUR)•App includes development of network (cloud) service back-end, and interfacing with it. 11
    9. 9. Acceleration Process 12
    10. 10. Get Funded Now!Do you have a great idea, a great team? Here are the 3 steps tosuccess:1. Speak to us Now! Our experts are ready for feedback and suggestions.2. Submit your proposal: appcampus.fi3. Rock the world! 13
    11. 11. ContactsAppCampusMetallimiehenkuja 10, 2nd floorP.O. Box 17600, FI-00076 appcampus.fiTwitter @appcampusfiFacebook 14