Reston, VA (PRWEB) November 29, 2012
Canvas, which provides a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that enables large and small companies to access or build mobile data collection apps, today announced it is a finalist in the ‘Mobile’ category for the 2012 Tech Trailblazers Awards.
Canvas enables businesses to replace cumbersome and expensive paper forms with highly customizable mobile business apps. With thousands of ready-made templates and a robust build-your-own-apps toolkit, Canvas is radically changing how businesses of all sizes collect, share and analyze data. Canvas works on nearly every mobile device, including laptops.
“By giving businesses the ability to share data real-time, we are helping them to build more meaningful connections with their customers,” said James Quigley, Chief Executive Officer at Canvas. “We are honored to be named to the Tech Trailblazer shortlist alongside other mobile innovators seeking to disrupt the "inefficient" status quo.”
Canvas has been shortlisted as a Mobile Trailblazer in the 2012 Tech Trailblazers Awards. Vote for them here: http://techtrailblazers.com/shortlist/.
Thousands of businesses have leveraged Canvas’ cloud-based solution to find, customize and build business apps that work on a wide variety of Android, Apple, Blackberry and Windows platforms. In addition, Canvas has developed the first mobile business app store of its kind, offering businesses thousands of ready-made apps to use or customize to an individual business user's needs. Canvas also offers a do-it-yourself app builder toolkit, which enables non-technical users to build mobile apps in minutes.
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Tech Trailblazers is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for smaller businesses and startups that are less than five years old and at C-series funding or below. The awards have low barriers to entry and prizes that not only recognize startup innovation, but also proactively help startups grow their businesses with exclusive coaching, mentoring and development from VCs and leading CTOs as well as an estimated prize fund worth in excess of $1m. The awards seek to recognize true innovators in the following enterprise technology and other areas:
- Big Data Trailblazers
- Cloud Trailblazers
- Emerging Markets Trailblazers
- Mobile Technology Trailblazers
- Networking Trailblazers
- Security Trailblazers
- Storage Trailblazers
- Sustainable IT Trailblazers
- Virtualization Trailblazers
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Canvas makes it easy to publish data collection apps on wireless smart phones and other mobile devices such as laptops, tablets, bar code scanning devices, and net books. Canvas reduces paper consumption, redundant data entry, and excess processes for businesses and mobile professionals. The Canvas software service enables mobile professionals to collect information using their mobile devices, analyze that data on the Canvas web site, and share information across their business community. Canvas also offers the first store of its kind allowing business users to find mobile applications that work on a wide variety of mobile devices, with every application being customizable by Canvas users. Canvas works on mobile platforms including Android, Android Tablet, Blackberry, Blackberry Playbook, iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, Windows Mobile and Windows Desktop. Founded in October 2008, Canvas Solutions, Inc. is headquartered in Reston, VA. Learn more at http://www.GoCanvas.com.
About the Tech Trailblazer Awards
Tech Trailblazers is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for smaller businesses and startups that are less than five years old and at C-series funding or below. The awards have low barriers to entry and prizes that not only recognize startup innovation, but also proactively help startups grow their businesses with exclusive coaching, mentoring and development from VCs and leading CTOs as well as an estimated prize fund worth in excess of $1m. The awards seek to recognize true innovators in enterprise technology.