The Good Ear, a company that has developed a smartphone app to help with hearing loss, has emerged triumphant in our smartphone app competition at MobileBeat 2012.
For winning the competition, The Good Ear bagged our Tesla Prize, which is named after Nikola Tesla, the scientist who developed early mobile communication. The company will receive a two-hour business strategy session from three principals at Tandem Capital, as well as 10,000 Business ExtrAA points from American Airlines (or around five domestic round-trip tickets).
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