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Ada Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

New York, 16 June, 2020 – Ada, the health company behind the leading AI-powered assessment technology, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”. Ada is creating a new digital frontdoor to personalized health, bringing together global medical knowledge with a uniquely powerful AI approach to help people actively manage their health and support health providers, systems, governments and organizations to deliver quality, effective care.

Tech Trailblazers Security Award Winning Startups Achieve Great Things, Analysis Shows Real Wire Tue, 02/25/2020 - 10:40

RSA Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA - February 25th 2020 – Winning an innovation award is no guarantee of subsequent business success for early-stage, technology startups, especially in the constantly evolving sphere of ‘security’. Yet, analysis shows, those named as winners or runners-up in the Security category of the annual Tech Trailblazers Awards [founded in 2012] are apt to do better than most, having raised US$722m between them.

No fewer than five past winners or runners-up have proceeded to exit through acquisition or IPO:

ROOM8 Adds Silicon Valley Pioneer Ken Coleman to Board Bryan Ruby Thu, 01/16/2020 - 16:29

ROOM8 LogoSAN FRANCISCO, January 16, 2020 - Today, ROOM8, a data company optimizing co-living through roommate matching and apartment search services, named Silicon Valley tech advisor Ken Coleman to its board.

MGS Announces Finalists for mBolden Women of the Year Awards Real Wire Mon, 01/06/2020 - 07:31

January 6, 2020, SAN FRANCISCO – Mobile Growth Summit and mBolden are teaming up for another year on The Women of the Year Awards which honor exceptional female mobile app marketers for their contributions to the industry. A panel of judges narrowed down the submissions made through the MobileGrowthSummit.com, and the finalists in three categories are as follows:

Champion of Women
Female expert and thought leader in the industry. Can show tangible results driving growth and/or ROI for her company.

Uber for Trucks: A list of popular on-demand trucking startups across the globe

It seems that we have applied the on-demand business model to almost anything we could lay our eyes upon – cab bookings, doctor appointments, movie tickets, home services, food delivery – the list is endless.

The latest addition to the on-demand economy are the Uber for trucking companies. You can simply use a mobile app to get access to trucks and drivers who help you to move your stuff. The service is also available for enterprises who can increase the efficiency of their supply chain and cut down logistics costs.

Trusted Computing Group accelerates cybersecurity innovation as world enters IoT era

Toronto, Canada, October 15, 2019 – Following 20 years of innovation and adoption of trusted computing standards and specifications, Trusted Computing Group is commemorating its 20th year anniversary whilst planning for the most critical time of all, the Internet of Things (IoT) era.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary at its Annual Members Meeting in Toronto, Canada, over 100 Trusted Computing Group member organizations are gathering to reflect on the critical progress TCG has made in improving secure computing across the world whilst identifying areas which need more action.

Irish Woman Wins Australian Top Women in Tech Award Real Wire Tue, 08/06/2019 - 05:06

Dublin & Sydney, 6th August 2019: ConX, a platform connecting contractors in the construction industry, co-founded and headed by Irish entrepreneur Annie Slattery, scooped Australia’s top award for ‘Women in Tech’ start-ups.

Annie Slattery, an entrepreneur originally from Clontarf in Dublin, launched ConX in 2014, to digitally transform how construction contractors find and win work. The top award was part of a pitch competition in the wake of the largest women technologists’ conference, the Grace Hopper Celebration, Hopper Down Under held in Australia for the first time earlier this week.

ProLabs’ Global Marketing Director wins Tech Marketing Leader of the Year for her role in the company’s transformational global re-brand Real Wire Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:44

Award confirms the company’s commitment to changing the market through a new tier of expertise, quality, value and more choice than ever before

Cirencester, UK, 18 June – ProLabs’ Global Marketing Director, Haley McPherson, has been presented with the 2019 Tech Marketing Leader of the Year award at the Computing Tech Marketing & Innovation Awards 2019.

Onfido’s Director of Policy, Parker Crockford Named Top 100 Influencer in Identity Real Wire Mon, 02/25/2019 - 11:24

FEBRUARY 25, 2019, SAN FRANCISCO: Onfido, the award-winning global identity verification platform, today announced that its Director of Policy, Parker Crockford had been named a 2019 Top 100 Influencer in Identity by One World Identity (OWI), a leading data intelligence company focused on identity, cybersecurity and the data economy.

“The 2019 Top 100 Influencers in Identity is a who’s who of names making a meaningful impact in this important field,” said Travis Jarae, founder and CEO of OWI. “We are proud to recognize the contributions that Parker has made to the identity industry through his work with Onfido.”

Unbabel Appoints Amy Kux as Chief Financial Officer

San Francisco, USA: 20 February 2019: A year after raising $23 million in series B funding, AI-powered, human-refined translation platform Unbabel today announced the appointment of Amy Kux to the role of Chief Financial Officer, based in the company’s San Francisco headquarters.

With a proven track record in management and business leadership applied to high-growth international technology start-ups, Kux joins Unbabel from Udemy, where she was Head of Finance. There she was strategic both in raising series D fundraising and opening the company’s Brazil office. Prior to Udemy, she was Head of Finance for next generation content delivery network Cloudflare.