Phunware Selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Company Award Winner

Pioneer of MaaS Recognized for Creating Technology Innovations for the Global Silicon Valley

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Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 09, 2014

Phunware, the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime anywhere users worldwide, has been selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Company award winner. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. Phunware was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.

Phunware and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s 12th annual Silicon Valley Innovation Summit 2014 event at the Computer History Museum in the Bay Area on July 29th and 30th.

This two-day exclusive event treats attendees to a high-level debate and discourse on top trends and opportunities in the booming digital media, entertainment, on-demand, and cloud computing sectors. The Innovation Summit is produced in an intimate and social setting, where participants can easily meet up, socially network, and make deals happen.

“As the expansion of the mobile and cloud markets continue, the companies on this year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 are racing to provide business and consumer users with the best products and services. The new generation of hardware and software solutions is making it possible for businesses to become even more efficient and profitable. Consumer apps are teaming up with smart advertising and marketing solutions, pairing consumers with goods and services from all across the globe,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “The Global Silicon Valley is responding to shifting user patterns, as the desktop gives way to mobile devices. Business users are demanding seamless anytime, anywhere access their information—while consumers continue to ride the bleeding edge, creating and using the most powerful media applications technology has to offer. More legacy industries are being redefined by the innovation community, making the companies on this year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 the highest-growth opportunities in today’s private company marketplace.”

The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2014 list.

“The AlwaysOn Global 250 recognition highlights Phunware’s current leadership position at the intersection of cloud, SaaS and multiscreen and we are extremely flattered and humbled to have received this award for a second year in a row alongside such a prestigious group of technology pioneers,” said Alan S. Knitowski, Chairman and CEO of Phunware. “Phunware is proud to have created the world’s first native-centric, mobile centric and fully integrated platform that brands, publishers and developers alike can leverage to achieve consistency and standardization across all of their application portfolios on any screen without having to attempt to integrate a variety of disparate point products and solutions.”

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:

http://www.aonetwork.com/.

About Phunware

Phunware is the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime, anywhere users worldwide. Phunware, The Software of Things™, has introduced category-defining experiences that challenge the outer limits of the most advanced connected devices for the world’s most respected brands and develops next-generation technologies and solutions that transform how the world interacts with and uses these connected devices. The company has a 4-year percentage growth of 17,824% and is ranked # 36 on the Forbes list of America’s Most Promising Companies, # 40 on the Inc. 500 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies and # 1 on Austin Business Journal’s Fast50 list for Central Texas. For more information, please visit http://www.phunware.com and follow us on Twitter @Phunware.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn’s mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.


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