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The Mobileys Finalists Announced; People’s Choice Voting Opens

Today, Mobile Future announced the opening of the People’s Choice Award portion of their national mobile innovation competition, The Mobileys.  You can vote now for your favorite mobile app, product or service to win $2500. This is given to the finalist who garners the most online votes at The Mobileys website- www.themobileys.com.  Help us generate positive buzz and awareness for the talented Mobileys finalists!

Take a look at the 12 contenders below and click here to cast your vote. After voting, make sure to share your pick with others using the hashtag, #MyMobileysFave. The People’s Choice voting closes on November 13 at 6:00 p.m. (ET).

Alerted, Woodbury, MN: Alerted leverages geo-mobile communications technologies, mobile data connectivity and social networking to aid in communication and recovery efforts for missing children.

Chrona, St. Louis, MO: Chrona integrates sleep-tracking and acoustic entrainment technology into a thin latex foam pad, turning any pillow into a Smartpillow.

Companion, Ann Arbor, MI: Companion is a safety service that allows users to reach out to family and friends and have them keep an eye on them as they travel late at night.

CureSearch CancerCare, Bethesda, MD: CureSearch CancerCare manages any aspect of a child’s treatment and advances parents’ ability to share crucial information and reports.

Foodshare, St. Louis, MO: FoodShare donates a meal to someone in need through Operation Food Search every time a user dines at a partnered restaurant.

Givella, Denver, CO: Every time a customer shops with a Givella merchant that merchant contributes a portion of the transaction back to the customer’s favorite nonprofit.

Patient Engagement Platform, St. Louis, MO: Patient Engagement Platform (PEP) utilizes mobile technology and data analytics to keep patients and care teams engaged on a daily basis

Pro: Up, Livonia, MI: Pro:Up matches high school students to educational and career development opportunities allowing them to discover valuable opportunities

Smart Spark, Park City, UT: Smart Spark uses brain science to help parent discover how their child learns best, and to easily share this knowledge with teachers, family, and mentors.

SPLT, Detroit, MI: SPLT functions as a carpool service for employers seeking to provide a benefit to employees, SPLT also records the reduction in CO2 emissions and miles saved.

SPROKIT, San Francisco, CA: SPROKIT reduces recidivism by better connecting returning citizens with their parole agents and probation officers.

StartDOT Handwriting, Ann Arbor, MI: StartDOT Handwriting helps children learn how to write letters and numbers correctly, and to facilitate the transition from digital to real-world … from pixel to paper.

In addition, the finalists have a chance at winning $10,000 for their ability to inspire and make a difference through their mobile app, service, or product. Each entry is being evaluated by an esteemed judging panel.

Cast your vote in The Mobileys Peoples Choice Award not only to put one lucky entrepreneur’s app on the map but also to show your support for mobile entrepreneurship and innovation nationwide. Let’s get voting!