Appsbar Announces Winner Of National Small Business App Challenge

July 14, 2016 • Media Buzz

Pro surfer wins $100,000 in app design contest

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. July 13, 2016 – Appsbar, the South Florida tech company that empowers small business owners to build their own free mobile app, announced that Julio Nurse, the owner of Kailani Surfboards, was selected as the winner of the Appsbar Small Business App Challenge $100,000 cash prize.

“Appsbar is dedicated to helping small businesses,” said Scott Hirsch, president of Appsbar. “We pride ourselves on our user-friendly platform and variety of customization tools to allow small businesses, such as Kailani Surfboards, to create an app that reflects their company’s unique personality.”

Kailani Surfboards, located in Oceanside, California, creates custom surfboards using high quality materials to optimize performance and enhance the customer’s experience. Dedicated to performance and quality through hard work, innovation, and originality, Kailani created an app for both iPhone and Android users that enables consumers to customize and purchase their surfboards.

“At Kailani Surfboards, we stay on the innovative side of doing business both in our daily business actions as well as in the design and technology of our surfboards,” said Nurse. “Naturally, we saw that technology has been moving from websites to apps and we wanted to make sure that we were a part of this movement both for our customers as well as our sales reps and retails stores.”

A Venezuelan shaper, Nurse founded Kailani Surfboards in 2011 after working in the surf industry for more than 15 years and competing at an international level. Nurse knew he could make an impact on the surfing industry by providing surfers in Latin America and the United States with high quality surfboards unlike anything else on the market.

About Appsbar

Appsbar is a do-it-yourself free mobile app builder. The patented technology is 100 percent free to all developers. Appsbar’s apps can be made for any operating systems such as Android, Apple and Windows. Appsbar provides small businesses the means to create highly functional and individualized apps that are ready to be published in popular app stores. Located in Deerfield Beach, Fla., Appsbar is a user friendly platform with video tutorials and tech support. For more information, visit

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