Award Recipients To Be Announced at an October 9 Awards Gala, Celebrating 21 Years of Technology Innovation in Orange County
Newport Beach, CA. [July 22, 2014] — TapIt by Phunware, has been named as a Semi-Finalist in the Outstanding Company category of the Orange County Technology Alliance Annual High-Tech Innovation Awards.
Phunware is the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime anywhere users worldwide. Phunware, The Software of Things™, has introduced category-defining experiences that challenge the outer limits of the most advanced connected devices for the world’s most respected brands and develops next-generation technologies and solutions that transform how the world interacts with and uses these connected devices. The company has a 4-year percentage growth of 17,824% and is ranked # 36 on the Forbes list of America’s Most Promising Companies, # 40 on the Inc. 500 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies and # 1 on Austin Business Journal’s Fast50 list for Central Texas. For more information, please visit www.phunware.com and follow us on Twitter @phunware.
TapIt by Phunware™ is a branded advertising platform and MaaS monetization module for iOS, Android and Windows mobile applications, and is the core of Phunware’s cloud-based MaaS Advertising platform.
“We received many nominations this year, from companies all over Orange County including large well-established firms to start-ups,” said Peter Craig, CEO, OC Tech Alliance. “We congratulate Phunware for being selected as a Semi-Finalist. This selection demonstrates an example of the leadership that drives technology innovative here, across the country and around the world.”
Now in its 21st year, the High-Tech Awards is Southern California’s premier awards program event celebrating achievement among the regional tech industry. The OC Tech Alliance honors local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County. The award recipients will be announced at a gala dinner on October 9, 2014, at the Westin South Coast Plaza.
In addition to the outstanding Company award, OC Tech Alliance will recognize excellence among outstanding CEO’s and innovative products leading Orange County.
In partnership with Project Tomorrow, a leading national education nonprofit group focused on preparing today’s students to be tomorrow’s innovators ,OC Tech Alliance will also celebrate local educators, schools, and students for their innovative use of science, math and technology in the classroom and the community.
About Orange County Technology Alliance
Orange County Technology Alliance is a 501(c)6 nonprofit trade association committed to fast-forwarding the local innovation economy. It is the successor organization to the Orange County Council of TechAmerica and AeA. It is the only technology association addressing the needs of small-to-midsize technology companies and their leaders based in Orange County, Calif. The alliance serves members through local networking, professional development, state and federal advocacy, savings on business services and industry recognition. To learn more about membership, contact OC Tech Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.octechalliance.com. Follow alliance activities on Twitter at www.twitter.com/octechalliance.
About Project Tomorrow
The vision of Project Tomorrow is ensure that today’s students are well prepared to be tomorrow’s innovators, leaders and engaged citizens of the world. We believe that by supporting the innovative uses of science, math and technology resources in our K-12 schools and communities, students will develop the critical thinking, problem solving and creativity skills needed to compete and thrive in the 21st century. We approach our mission through national research projects, the replication of model excellence projects in schools and communities, online tools and resources for students, teachers and parents, and national and regional advocacy efforts. http://www.tomorrow.org/