Innovative Wireless Start-ups Win Awards
Five exciting new emerging technology businesses walked away with awards at the finals of Discovering Start-Ups 2010, run by Cambridge Wireless and supported by the East of England Development Agency (EEDA). The five winners were selected from 25 budding entrepreneurs who pitched their innovative wireless technologies and business plans to the likes of Google, Microsoft and Orange, along with some of the world's leading angel and VC investors.
The five winners are: Augmentra, Cambridge Temperature Concepts, MagicSolver.com, OXEMS (Oxford Electromagnetic Solutions) and PneumaCare.
The winners all impressed a prestigious judging panel including Tim Regan from Microsoft; Frederic Rombaut, Head of Qualcomm Ventures Europe; David Leftley from Vodafone Group R&D; Jean-Louis Fuccellaro, Managing Director, Orange Labs UK and Clive Grinyer, Director Customer Experience, CISCO. And from the investor community, the judges included Jamie Urquhart of Pond Venture Partners and co-founder of ARM; Glenn Collinson, co-founder of CSR, Bruno Dizengremel of Innovacom, the VC arm of Orange; and Chris Winters, New Venture Partners.
Each of the winners walked away with a coveted Discovering Start-Ups Award along with £2,000 in prize money, as well as having the unparalleled opportunity to present to such an influential panel of industry experts and investors.
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