The Next Web’s first ever USA Conference has just drawn to a close with the announcement of the winner of our Mobile Startup Rally, supported by Adyen.

Argentina-based and Latin America-focused, but with global ambitions,  Jampp is a mobile advertising network aimed at app publishers who want to monetize by advertising other apps. On the backend, Jampp’s technology picks the right ad to show at the right time based on data it has built up about the relative effectiveness of 30 different variables such as time and location.

Meanwhile, 24me, the ‘next generation personal assistant’ earned an honorable mention from the judges.

The wildcards

In addition to the companies featured in our previous two roundup articles (here and here), five wildcards pitched in the Startup Rally. These were selected by TNW from the teams with booths at the conference. In the interest of completeness, here they all are…

Oovoo: group video chat with a core audience aged 12-17 years old. Last month it launched a mobile app, now it’s opening an API for developers to build group video chat features into their own apps.

TuneMob: a social audio app for iOS that allows you to stream audio to multiple devices at once, for example a group of friends’ mobile phones. Currently free, TuneMob is planning to launch a premium offering support for third-party streaming services.

Senseta: Winners of our Latin America Startup Rally in August (where it was also a Wildcard), Senseta is based in both Silicon Valley and Bogota, Colombia. The company takes data and provides governments and businesses with information and data to help produce solutions to solve the world’s challenges.

Magisto: Previously covered by The Next Web, Magisto automatically creates polished, edited video clips from footage shot by users, picking the most interesting sections of the action to include.

AppMachine: A modular app-building platform for iOS and Android. It  a real-time preview mode so you can see how your app will look and feel when it’s compiled.

Adyen sees a jump in mobile payments of 27% in four months

Also worth a mention is news today from payments technology company Adyen, supporters of our Mobile Startup Rally. The company has reports a leap of 27% in the volume of mobile transactions it has handled in the past four months over the previous four-month period. In all, mobile transactions now account for 17.5% of all worldwide transactions on the platform, up from 13.8%.

Take a look at the infographic below for more stats about Adyen’s growth

AdyenMobilePaymentIndex Sept2013 1 730x1032 Mobile ad platform for apps Jampp wins The Next Web Conference USA Mobile Startup Rally