LAS VEGAS – CTIA–The Wireless Association® today held its first-ever Wireless Innovation Open Mic “Startup Throw Down,” as part of the Thought Leadership Conference CTIA 2013™ at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Designed as an opportunity to showcase the innovative and disruptive startups, the Throw Down began with a lighting round of 13 companies who were each given one minute to present. After the lighting round, audience members voted via text for five finalists and each gave a five-minute presentation on their technology or innovation. Following the finalist presentations the audience texted in their votes for the overall Throw Down winner.
The winners are:
The CTIA Thought Leadership Conference brings together leaders in the mobile industry and leading experts—Forrester Research and J.D. Power & Associates—to provide two full days and 25 sessions tackling the hottest issues and topics in mobile today. Session topics include: Apps, Content & Media; Big Data Analytics; Cloud; Connected Consumer; Cybersecurity; Location-Based Services; Mobile Marketing & Advertising; Money & Retail; Next Generation Networks; Proximal Networks; Policy; and
Startups & Innovation.
To learn more about the CTIA Thought Leadership Conference, visit http://www.ctia2013.com/info/index.cfm/ctia-thought-leadership-conference.