MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, recently held a startup battle in Miami that saw North and Latin American companies go head to head for top honours.
Although a US-based CMS startup, GENWI, walked away as overall winner, the innovation competition recognised some interesting ventures from emerging markets such as Brazil, Mexico and Chile.
The competition was open to mobile content and commerce startups actively innovating in the North America and Latin America regions.
MEF presented its first innovation award during the third annual MEF event held in Miami. The MEF Americas 2012 Award for Mobile Innovation, in association with Red Herring, saw the shortlisted start-ups pitch their products and services in a live final called Battle of the Start-Ups.
The Mobile Innovation Award is part of a new series of innovation awards for MEF, the first of which took place in London in September as part of the annual Meffys, the global awards for mobile content and commerce.
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