NuCurrent Named a 2017 Timmy Awards Finalist

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Wireless power solution provider selected for Best Technology Work Culture Award for promoting technical creativity, innovation and learning

“As a globally-recognized leader in the exciting field of wireless power, we strive to provide employees access to cutting-edge technology tools, mentorship and formal training programs." ~ Jacob Babcock, CEO, NuCurrent

NuCurrent, a leading wireless power system and magnetics solution provider, announces Tech in Motion Chicago has named NuCurrent a finalist for the 2017 Timmy Best Technology Work Culture Award. Now in its third year, the Timmy Awards recognize the top workplaces for tech professionals. Winners for each of the four award categories will be announced at Chicago’s Timmy Awards on September 21 at 1871 in Chicago.

The Timmys are presented in four categories: Best Tech Work Culture, Best Tech Manager, Best Tech Startup, and Best Tech Workplace for Diversity. The Best Technology Work Culture Award is presented to the company that promotes technical creativity, innovation and learning, and rewards contributions from its entire technology team. All award finalists are selected by a panel of accomplished judges representing Illinois technology. The public can contribute to the selection of this year’s winners by voting online from August 24–September 8. Winners will be determined by a composite score of the judges' scores and voting by the public. Past award winners include LearnVest, Venmo and Trip Advisor.

“The Timmy Awards aim to celebrate the companies and managers that make that technological innovation possible,” says Mandy Walker, Director of Marketing at Tech in Motion and Motion Recruitment Partners. “Since the Timmy Awards were created in 2015, over 400 finalists have been celebrated for creating work environments that enable growth in the technology of various industries.”

“We’re thrilled and honored to be recognized by Tech in Motion as one of the best tech work cultures in Chicago,” said Jacob Babcock, CEO, NuCurrent. “As a globally-recognized leader in the exciting field of wireless power, we strive to provide employees access to cutting-edge technology tools, mentorship and formal training programs – a large reason we’ve attracted not only some of the best, young talent coming out of school, but also experienced alumni of 3COM, Motorola, Blackberry, Intel, Analog Devices and Freescale Semiconductor. I view this award as a testament to those continued efforts and to our employees who make this a great place to work.”

NuCurrent was recently named a 2017 FLEXI Product Innovation Award winner, 2017 ITA CityLIGHTS Industry Disrupter Award Finalist, and 2016 IoT Breakthrough Awards’ M2M Embedded Hardware Company of the Year. The company was also named a Chicago Inno 2016 50 on Fire Winner, which honor the year’s most groundbreaking individuals and organizations across industries in the Chicago area, and a winner of the 2015 Chicago Innovation Up-and-Comer Awards. NuCurrent was also named No. 1 on the 2015 Crain’s Chicago Business Eureka Index with the highest per-capita patent output of any company in Illinois. The company was also listed in the top 10 percent overall in patent quality score, which considers the uniqueness of the invention covered by a patent and other important factors.

To view the 2017 Timmy Awards list of finalists or cast your vote for the award category winners, visit between August 24–September 8. To learn more about NuCurrent, please contact info(at) or visit

About NuCurrent
NuCurrent is a leading developer of high-efficiency wireless power solutions including magnetics and full-system integration. Whether customers want proprietary frequencies and solutions or compliance across the Wireless Power Consortium (Qi) or AirFuel AllianceTM, NuCurrent works closely with electronic device OEMs and integrators to determine the best implementation of wireless power for their product and deliver that solution through custom-design, rapid-prototype, advanced simulation, and superior performance. NuCurrent’s patented technology, proprietary tools and design techniques mitigate typical high frequency effects, offering higher efficiency, smaller sizes, higher durability, and lower total cost for wireless power system implementation. Based in Chicago, NuCurrent has been defining the leading edge of wireless power design since 2009 and has over 50 patents granted or pending worldwide. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at @NuCurrentTweets.

About Tech in Motion Events & The Timmy Awards
Tech in Motion is a North American events series that brings local tech community professionals together to connect, learn, and innovate. What started as a collaborative project between IT recruiting firms Jobspring Partners and Workbridge Associates in 2011, grew into an organization of over 85,000 members across 11 chapters in North America including Boston, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, LA, Orange County, and Toronto. Please visit for more information about our notable speakers, sponsors and events.

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