Crowdx the First Israeli Startup Selected by Cisco to Join Entrepreneurs in Residence Program

Cisco’s new innovation program will accelerate Crowdx’s development of next-generation telco analytics and network optimization tools using crowdsourced data.

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San Francisco and Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) May 29, 2014

Crowdx (http://crowdx.co), an innovative next-generation telco analytics and network optimization company, is the first Israeli startup selected by Cisco to join Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR). Cisco EIR is a startup innovation program available only to a small number of high-potential, early-stage companies working on the next groundbreaking ideas in the Internet of Everything, Cloud, Big Data and other related technologies.

Crowdx solves a critical need in the mobile industry for accurate, real-time data on network performance. Mobile customers want to know which carrier will provide the best service for them where they live and work. Carriers need a cost-effective and efficient way to find performance strengths and weaknesses in their networks. Crowdx leverages crowdsourced data to help customers find the right carrier for them while enabling carriers to accurately benchmark their performance and prioritize network upgrades and maintenance.

"Joining Cisco EIR offers Crowdx an exciting opportunity to enhance our telco analytics and network optimization platform by working closely with business and engineering groups at Cisco, a market leader in this space,” said Amit Lubovsky, founder and vice president of business development at Crowdx. "The amazing coverage which greeted the recent launch of our Glove app, a tool that uses crowdsourced data to match users to the best carrier for them, underscores the need in the market for enhanced telco analytics solutions.”

Cisco EIR is six months of an “in residence” experience with Cisco. Entrepreneurs selected to participate receive financial support in the form of payments and benefits from Cisco, access to Cisco business and technology groups and mentoring from industry experts. Program events feature opportunities to present products and business plans to investors and industry partners. To learn more about Cisco EIR, visit https://eir.cisco.com.

About Crowdx

Crowdx delivers next-generation telco analytics and network optimization tools. The company is reshaping mobile choice by leveraging crowdsourcing techniques to create a better mobile experience for consumers all over the world. Glove, the company’s mobile app, helps users discover the best network for them by analyzing their usage, locations and habits using crowd-sourced data. The company uses the data to help telcos improve the quality and operational efficiency of their networks.

For more information, please visit http://www.crowdx.co.


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