2015 [app] design awards AUS

mobile, web, IoT, desktop, connected devices
design champion, best studio, best start-up & IoT
plus 20 specialist nomination categories

demand design, celebrate courage

Best App Startup

Exactly as it states - we're looking for the best startup projects. Startup projects need to be newly emerging, less than 5 million users and less than 3 years old.

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Nominations in Category

Hike - Hike POS Pty Ltd

Best App Startup

- Silver

Hike is all you need to sell in-store, online and on-the-go. Use only one system to sell across all channels. Hike is on cloud and also works offline. It is a complete retail management solution with built-in inventory, loyalty program, CRM, powerful analytics and employee management system. Most importantly, getting started with Hike is very easy - register on our website, download the app and start using it. With plug-n-play hardware, setup is done in minutes.

WHIZZ Technologies App - WHIZZ

Best App Startup

- Gold

WHIZZ is Australia's first an on-demand cleaning app. WHIZZ guarantees a cleaner at your house within three hours and promises five-star hotel service, including chocolates on your pillow, scented bed linen and folded toilet rolls, all booked from a smartphone app. WHIZZ just closed a $2 million Series B raising with support from the likes of Goldman Sachs Australia boss Simon Rothery, and 4 other sophisticated investors who were impressed by WHIZZ’s first six months in business, with figures of 50% month-on-month growth and 70 % of first time users converting to become regular customers.

quint App - Quint Design

Best App Startup

- Silver

quint app creates personalised prints, quotes + invites from a contemporary urban designer range with an RSVP tracker sent digitally or professionally printed to card and canvas.

Stan - Stan / Stan

Best App Startup

Stan is the biggest deal in entertainment enjoyed by over 900,000 Australians watching more than 2 million hours of TV every month. After launching on Australia Day 2015 Stan has changed the way Australian's watch TV, providing an easy to use product on a range of devices allowing users to stream TV to their device for the low cost of $10 per month.

Yumtable - Catch of the Day / b2cloud

Best App Startup

- Silver

Catch of the Day group wanted to make restaurant discovery, booking and deal finding a brilliant mobile experience. Users can simply browse for their favourite cuisine, view restaurant specials and book a table with ease. Full Uber integration will help get you to your restaurant on time, and savings are automatically applied to your bill too!

Hey You App Design - Hey You

Best App Startup

- Silver

Hey You launched on August 10, 2015. It was the re-brand of Beat the Q - one of Australia's leading order ahead and payment apps. Hey You platform is evolving the way that people order and pay at cafes and other food venues. People across the country use the app daily to order food and drink ahead of arrival at inner city cafes, local restaurants and take away venues. Our technology also improves the process for venues, enabling them to increase throughput and manage peak times.

Certified Locals - creating a local movement - Certified Locals / Mobiddiction

Best App Startup

With global businesses cannibalising the Australian retail industry how can local retailers ensure the diversity of their businesses remain integral to the high street and their communities? Simple and convenient to use the Certified Locals open loyalty platform enables customers to redeem and accrue rewards and points wherever, whenever they shop in certified local stores. Built for mobile and tablet devices the app encourages active engagement between retailers, customers and their community and is supported by responsive website design.

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25 August 2015 - Earlybird Deadline
8 September 2015 - Standard Deadline
29 September 2015 - Extended Deadline