Disruptathon and Cynergy Kick Off Innovation Event Series With Sold Out Mobile Business Showcase

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May 6th lunch event at the Teqcorner Innovation Center featured seven mobile business providers while over 75 attendees provided real-time feedback using the Disruptathon Innovation Discovery Platform.

Disruptathon for Mobile Business Apps was held on May 6th at the Teqcorner innovation conference center in Mclean, VA as the first of a six event series for 2010. The event highlighted innovations that impact the mobile business user with advancements presented by Zerion Software, Telenav, Mobomo, Dub, BoxTone, ZoomSafer and Ringio. Attendees provided feedback using the Disruptathon™ Innovation Discovery™ platform. The platform allows users with iPhones or attendee issued iPod Touch devices to provide real-time feedback during presentations. The system also connects featured innovators with audience members that request a follow up using the app.

“Disruptathon is a perfect venue for any innovative company to present what they are working on” Says Sze Wong founder of Zerion Software. “It allows entrepreneurs to break from the standard sales or funding pitch and focus on innovation, which is no less important and somewhat refreshing.” he added.

Joining the series with the top-level “breakthrough” sponsorship designation is leading software concept, design, and development firm Cynergy, based in Washington, DC.

“We are thrilled to have such a high quality partner in Cynergy” said Pete Erickson, founder of Disruptathon. “Disruptathon is a creative innovation venue and to have one of the top innovators in software as a partner adds to this tremendously” He added.

Cynergy played an integral role in the event with Dave Wolf, Vice President of Strategy, acting as event moderator. Cynergy will also be involved in future events showing off some of their latest software applications.

“Sponsoring Disruptathon is a great opportunity for Cynergy as we seek to surround ourselves with innovative thinkers and dialogue with companies willing to push the envelope. This is what we do. We innovate.” Said Dave Wolf, Vice President of Strategy at Cynergy.

The series continues on May 26th at the British Embassy with an event focused on government IT and mobile innovations and June 22nd at the Canadian Embassy with a Clean Tech IT event featuring cutting edge green innovations from both the U.S. and Canada. The remaining 2010 events will include Media, Healthcare and Automotive. Dates and locations will be announced, as they are made available. Visit http://www.disruptathon.com for links to registration and additional information.

About Disruptathon: Disruptathon is a creative innovation platform that stimulates and identifies innovations so they can become growth opportunities for companies, governments, and industries. Disruptathon hosts public events as well as provides the platform and proprietary feedback process for use within corporations, government agencies and associations. Other sponsors include MITRE, law firm Womble Carlyle Sandridge and Rice, Verizon Wireless, and the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority.

About Cynergy: Cynergy is a Software Product Concept, Design and Development Agency. We help companies to imagine what their software products could be like, to design how users will experience and interact with that software, and to develop those ideas and designs into complete software products. Using our proven ThinkFirst approach to product strategy, and our award winning LookFirst approach to the design and development process, Cynergy has concepted, designed and developed over 300 software products for companies including Microsoft, Adobe, eBay, Bank of America, SAP and CBS/Paramount and our work has been covered by CNN, Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes and the BBC. For more information contact Jessica(dot)Murphy(at)CynergySystems(dot)com

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