We are proud to announce that CTIA – The Wireless Association® has selected BootstrapLabs to join its exclusive club of Mobile Community Leaders in an effort to source global innovation and help shape its new CTIA Startup Lab initiative featuring 40 of the most exciting seed and growth-stages technology startups for its inaugural class during Super Mobility Week, September 9-11, 2014 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.
The 40 finalists were chosen by the CTIA Investor Panel comprised of judges from Blumberg Capital, Caten McGuire, Cooley LLP, Docomo Capital, Ericsson, Fortify Ventures, Honda, Intel Capital, Khosla Ventures, LG Electronics Mobile, mBlox, Orange Labs, Samsung, Sony Growth Ventures and Innovation, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.
Incredibly, not one but two portfolio companies of BootstrapLabs, Smartsy (Sunnyvale), a mobile application that drives mobile commerce and engagement through computer vision and Shoppertise (Kuala Lumpur), a mobile e-commerce platform making selling like a pro as easy as snap, share and sell, have made the short list and will receive VIP treatment at Super Mobility Week. Perks will include access to inspirational talks, complimentary booths, press access, investor and senior executive concierge service, VIP reception access and public pitching.
“BootstrapLabs input and feedback have been extremely helpful through the design phase of our CTIA Startup Lab program and we are excited to gain access to their high quality global deal flow going forward. Wireless is truly taking the world by storm and it is increasingly important for our members to track innovation taking place outside of our borders” said Heather Blanchard, Director Wireless Internet Development, CTIA – the Wireless Association®
We wish them both tremendous success and look forward to continue bringing exciting technology companies to CTIA Startup Lab and Super Mobility Week for years to come.
The official CTIA Press Release can be found here.
About CTIA – The Wireless Association
CTIA-The Wireless Association® is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. Member companies include the likes of AT&T, Verizon, Cisco, Intel, Apple, Google, LG Electronics, Samsung and many others industry leading corporations.