Friday, April 30, 2010

What is Cool about the MITX Technology Awards

The MITX Technology Awards is coming up June 2nd at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, and you should consider going. I went to the 14th Annual MITX Interactive Awards show last November and they put on quite a production.

Some of the past winners of the Technology Awards include public companies like Logmein and Netezza, upcoming VC backed startups like the juggernaut HubSpot, SCVNGR and many acquired companies like StyleFeeder, Imlogic and iBrix. MITX and their judges seem to have pretty good track record for identifying winners.

The coolest thing about the event is that they give companies of all sizes and stages great visibility and a shot at coming away a winner.

Check out the list of finalists below and you will see one founder bootstrapped companies with less than a thousand monthly uniques up against public companies and well funded VC backed start-ups. This "level playing field" is a great opportunity for these newer companies to get the recognition they deserve and a chance for the limelight. I applaud MITX and the judges for their choices.

Analytics and Business Intelligence 2010

  • Project: Mobile application analytics service
    Company : Localytics

  • Project: Netezza TwinFin
    Company : Netezza

  • Project: Panjiva
    Company : Panjiva

  • Project: Vertica Analytic Database
    Company : Vertica Systems

Cloud Computing 2010

Devices 2010

E-Commerce/Alternative Retail 2010

Marketing/Customer Relationship Technologies 2010

Mobile Applications 2010

Mobile Infrastructure 2010

Online Advertising 2010

Rich Media 2010

  • Project: Brightcove online video platform
    Company : Brightcove

  • Project: Episend
    Company : Episend, Inc.

  • Project: Gotuit Video Metadata Management System ™(VMMS)
    Company : Gotuit

  • Project: myBrainshark
    Company : myBrainshark

  • Project: RAMP MetaQ (pronounced "meta cue")
    Company : RAMP

  • Project: Wistia
    Company : Wistia, Inc

Social Media 2010

Technology Enablers (Previously known as Enterprise Software) 2010

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