Fast Track to the Mobile App Design Challenge, an international competition for the Windows Phone to design new apps to help people get their work done was announced back in October inviting designers and developers around the world. Today core77 announced the top 5 winners of this contest, following are them.
Bridge – an integrated mobile tool for small team collaboration across time zones.
Blackbelt – a level-up based business app aimed at improving company productivity and employee self awareness through objectives, incentives and competition.
Social Mints – easily track and measure what people are saying about a company, brand or new product across the social media landscape.
Rhythmatic – an easy to use and powerful business cash-flow management mobile app.
car-pal+ – helps road warriors track fuel efficiency, find the nearest gas station, and monitor road alerts and maintenance history.
All winners and finalists will receive a 1-year subscription to the App Hub development community and the first 25 finalists who launch their apps in the Windows Marketplace will become our Notable Finalists, scoring a Windows Phone. Winners not only receive a subscription to App Hub, Windows Phone and Xbox 360 with Kinect, but they also get an app development deal to fast track their apps to the Windows Marketplace.
Keep checking back over the next couple months as we start Phase 2 of the competition: following the winners along the development path from design to launching their apps in the Windows Phone Marketplace.
You can find the first 25 finalists lists and more info on top 5 winners at core77 blog.