In a pivotal year for the high tech industry, Gaining Momentum was critical in 2010. To recognize the best of the region’s innovators, the WTIA has signalled the green light and opened the express lanes. An impressive cadre of finalists will be feted on the green carpet at this year’s Industry Achievement Awards at the SODO Showbox on the evening of February 24. You can join in the award’s show excitement and pick up your own goody bag. Make plans now to attend the industry gala event of the season to see if your picks win by registering your group today. In the coming weeks, Seattle24x7 will present several close-up showcases of the finalists who are glowing in the Emerald City’s limelight.
And the Finalists are…
Commercial Product or Service of the Year
DocuSign – DocuSign ‘Designed for Mobile’
DocuSign is a global leader in electronic signatures providing the world’s largest and fastest growing electronic signature platform, empowering businesses to complete transactions online quickly and securely while improving compliance and dramatically reducing costs.
Isilon Systems — Isilon IQ Scale—Out Storage
Isilon, a division of EMC, is a global leader in scale—out storage. Isilon delivers powerful yet simple solutions for enterprises that want to manage their data, not their storage.
thePlatform for Media, Inc. — Mpx
thePlatform™ is a leading white—label video management and publishing company. Mpx is a cloud—based video management and publishing system enabling media companies to publish and monetize large video libraries online, on mobile devices, and set—top—boxes.
Consumer Product or Service of the Year
Bonanza is an online marketplace focused on unique items. Working from virtual booths, merchants sell a wide variety of items in a social setting.
Logos Bible Software — Logos Bible Software 4
Logos Bible Software 4 is a cross—platform digital library and research tool for serious Bible study, used by pastors, scholars, and lay people.
Swype – Swype
Swype’s patented technology provides a faster and more intuitive way to input text on touch—screens devices.
Service Provider of the Year
Concur — Concur Breeze
Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions for companies of all sizes. Concur’s easy—to—use Web—based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time.
HasOffers — HasOffers Affiliate Tracking Platform
Based in Seattle and founded by twin brothers Lucas and Lee Brown, HasOffers (www.hasoffers.com) enables large retailers and brands to create, manage and track their own affiliate programs through the company’s simple, safe and scalable platform designed for the cloud. Through HasOffers, customers can effectively connect to new customers online by growing their own affiliate relationships.
Hubspan — WebSpan Connect | Hubspan Security 360
Hubspan is the leading provider of cloud—based business integration solutions, helping companies streamline business processes and exchange real—time information across the B2B cloud.
Best Early Stage Company of the Year
Ground Truth is a mobile measurement firm that delivers the precise, timely and actionable mobile intelligence required for operators, advertisers and publishers to measure, optimize and grow their businesses.
Lockerz – fwb;) Lockerz social commerce platform
Lockerz is a community of tastemakers, with 17.5 million members worldwide. Lockerz’ social commerce platform, fwb;), enables members to curate their entertainment and shopping in one place, while earning merchandise discounts by influencing their friends.
Off & Away, Inc.
Off & Away™ offers luxury travel experiences to its customers through a unique and exciting auction format.
Best Seed Stage Company of the Year
Techcrunch called Sparkbuy “Kayak for consumer electronics” — we make it ridiculously simple to find the perfect laptop or TV for exactly your needs.
Our core mission is to turn anyone carrying a mobile phone in their pocket to be a potential direct responder to any of your sales and marketing efforts.
WhoCanHelp.com® with patent-pending technology, links consumers instantly via SMS text and e—mail with service providers of all types in order to receive bids, availability, and reliability ratings in order to accomplish any task, 24/7!
For the rest of this year’s Finalists, see our complete story in E-city! [ 24×7]