Participating in the Startmate Accelerator Program »

This week, I took the opportunity to catch up with AppInstruct Alumni and Foogi CEO, Amit Jaiswal, whose team is now nearly 3 months into its participation in the Startmate accelerator program.  Startmate is a Sydney based accelerator program, that was recently referenced by the Economist in the same breath as Y-Combinator and TechStars as one of the leading accelerators in the world. Read more…

How to create an app like Vine »

Creating short looping video clips and sharing them on your social networks became extremely popular through Vine, a free app that turned out to be the most used video-sharing application in the market within just a couple of months of its release. Let’s find out more about how they created the Vine app and its success. Read more…

How to make an app like FatBooth »

Take an ordinary photo with your phone’s camera and let the FatBooth software turn the image into a fatter version.  Easy. Fun. Viral.

FatBooth is a visual effects app for smartphones, developed by French company PiVi & Co. This simple application was estimated to be very short-lived, but turned out to be one of the most successful apps of all time. This week, we take a closer look at FatBooth. Read more…