Eight rising stars in mobile app development

Mobile development is a fiercely competitive business. There are different platforms to consider, different business models to test, problems with gaining visibility when starting out, and a slew of other challenges. Success is similarly difficult to measure. Bigger players and established brands still dominate, but new developers are entering the space in record numbers, and all are looking to duplicate the breakthroughs of predecessors like Rovio Mobile and Zeptolab. FierceDeveloper takes a look at some of the rising stars who just might join the ranks of the other mobile powerhouses. Special Report