Carii Community Platform Marks Significant Milestones, Compass Intelligence CES 2016 “Innovative Application of the Year” Finalist

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Leading communication, collaboration and ecosystem platform addresses creating business networks for customers and partners across the enterprise - user adoption more than doubles

Carii, the mobile and web enabled networking platform for crossing the boundaries of communication, collaboration and simplification of business community development, announced today that it has reached significant milestones and is launching further expansion plans for the company's platform. Successfully launched in October 2014, Carii has been recognized as a Finalist for Compass Intelligence CES 2016 “Innovative Application of the Year” award, among other accolades.

"We are seeing exciting interest from numerous organizations such as non-profits and businesses seeking innovative ways to collaborate, communicate and connect multiple groups with common interests,” said Denise Hayman-Loa, CEO. “For organizations interested in being part of the global Carii platform, and others are interested in implementing a private, branded community for their members – Carii meets both needs. By establishing high quality relationships with key influencers and partners, we’re confident that 2016 will continue the rapid growth of our active membership and communities.”


  • Successful launch of Carii 2.5 with an improved, streamlined UI and integrated and powerful multi-channel chat capabilities on web and mobile
  • Finalist for Compass Intelligence CES 2016 “Innovative Application of the Year” award
  • Steadily growing adoption rate more than doubling the user base in the US, UK and Asia

In addition, Carii was recently named a finalist for the prestigious “Innovative Application of the Year” by Compass Intelligence. Compass Intelligence, a global market research and consulting firm that redefines market intelligence and consulting, will announce the recipients of the 2016 Compass Intelligence Awards at a press luncheon held at the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Trade Center (LVCC) during the 2016 International CES trade show in Las Vegas. The 2016 Compass Intelligence Awards are selected by 60+ industry-leading press, editors, and analysts who cover the mobile and wireless market. The Awards recognize the best in mobile computing, wireless data communications, Internet of Things, green technology, digital & customer experience products and services offered in the market during the past year.

"Compass Intelligence is thrilled to have Carii on our list of finalists for this year's awards program, recognizing the best of the best in mobile, IoT, and green tech. The Innovative Application of the Year award will be awarded to the vendor that has demonstrated core leadership, innovation and recognition in the industry, including producing and integrating core software or application solutions in the marketplace that produce advancement, promoting new concepts, and developing creativity in the industry," states Stephanie Atkins, CEO of Compass Intelligence.

According to Steven D. Papas, President, Global Healthcare Synergy, “Carii’s enterprise collaboration platform provides healthcare delivery system transformation in a user-friendly environment that accelerates transparency, communication, and collaboration for large hospital systems to adopt, implement and optimize strategic initiatives across the continuum of care."

Industry Accolades
Carii quickly established itself among industry analysts and pilot customers alike as a leading community networking platform. The platform has garnered the praise of multiple leading analysts at IDC, Forrester and Gartner.

Said Tim Bajarin in his Jan. 26, 2015 PC Magazine column, “What Facebook, Twitter Need to Learn About Social Media”: “Facebook and Twitter are not going away, but they have a very broad focus. A site like Carii is offering an interesting alternative for people of like minds, which I believe may be at the center of the eventual evolution of social media.”

In a white paper authored by leading analyst, Dr. Gerry Purdy, he said, “Carii solves a huge unmet need in information processing. It allows communities all over the world to more easily enable their members to interact in a trusted manner. No other system has the ability to serve communities like Carii does.”

“Companies are looking for a platform to tie in cross functionality, connecting multiple communities and managing communication between businesses, customers and partners,” said Michael Fauscette, IDC Group Vice President, Software Business Solutions. “Business networks are evolving and Carii is a platform that lets you tie together multiple elements of enterprises.“

Leading CRM analyst and thought leader, Rich Bohn,, recently reviewed Carii and said, “I was delighted when I discovered Carii - The Community Networking Platform! Communities need a consolidated, interactive, trusted communication platform for engaging members/customers - Carii provides this platform.”

In addition, Dr. Gary Sharpe, leading social media expert, Blue Dog Scientific, said “By leveraging the power of Carii, we have developed a new way of eliminating most of the issues businesses have with social and other online networks.”

About Compass Intelligence
Compass Intelligence, a market analytics and consulting firm, specializes in strategy acceleration and insights for the high-tech and telecom industries while providing clients tailored services focused on actionable insights, metrics, and market intelligence. Compass Intelligence provides executive insights, market sizing/modeling, competitive analysis, strategic consulting, and expert recommendations on multiple markets. Visit us at Follow Compass Intelligence on Twitter at @CompassIntel. Visit our sister websites for the latest M2M & IoT news and for Reuse & Recycling news.

About Carii
Founded in 2013, Carii connects communities and leverages collaboration to create a completely new, mobile-enabled sharing platform, helping businesses and organizations reduce complexity to simplicity. Located in Media, Penn. with offices in Indonesia, Carii is in the new heart of the networking community. Please join the Carii conversation at

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