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This article was published on August 8, 2013

    Mobile rewards startup Kiip announces winners of $100,000 2013 Build Fund

    Mobile rewards startup Kiip announces winners of $100,000 2013 Build Fund
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    Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him a Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him at [email protected].

    After announcing its second $100,000 Build Fund in March, mobile rewards platform Kiip has released the names of the 10 winners.

    Kiip received over 300 applications for the honor, which includes $10,000 in cash and $5,000 in services from sponsors.

    The winners are:

    • 90 Nine Cents, Around the World: Around the World tracks your walking distance and gives you goals as if you were traveling the world virtually
    • Funday Factory, Butterfly SkyButterfly Sky is an endless jumper game that requires players to bounce “Brian” off clouds to catch butterflies.
    • Canvsly: Canvsly lets you capture, organize, share and cherish your child’s artwork.
    • Daily Yoga: Daily Yoga is a coaching app that provides dynamic yoga sessions via HD videos.
    • JLOOP, Gravitations: Gravitations is a space and gravity themed puzzle game where all of the missions are created by players. Plot your ship’s course to successfully reach the goal station while dodging obstacles and saving lost astronauts along the way.
    • Sparkling Labs, Jewel Pirates: Jewel Pirates is a match-3 game that offers challenging puzzles within an adventurous and explorative set.
    • Mooff Games, Maximus: Maximus brings you high-tempo ARPG action, inspired by the golden hack ‘n slash era of arcade gaming.
    • Pocket Fantasy: Pocket Fantasy is a home for all your fantasy sports teams.
    • Pixel Dash Studios, Swap Drop Poker: Swap Drop Poker is a poker-themed match-3 game.
    • Tiny Hearts Limited, Wake Alarm: Wake Alarm is a beautiful and innovative alarm for iPhone. Slap to snooze, flip your phone over to turn off alarms or shake to wake.

    In June, Kiip passed over 1,000 connected apps on its platform as it launched a self-service option for advertisers. The startup also recently announced a significant partnership with Yahoo Japan.