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Tech Trailblazers Awards inaugural Regional Cup winners announced

There is still time to vote for the technology specific category winners. Big data, cloud, emerging markets, mobile, networking, security, storage, sustainable IT and virtualization still to play for. Deadline 23rd January

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London, 20 January 2014 - The Tech Trailblazers Awards, the first annual awards program for enterprise information technology startups, today announced the winners of its first-ever Regional Cups. The public voting for the technology categories remains open until 23:59 Pacific time on Thursday (23rd January)

The winners are as follows:

African and Middle East Trailblazers Cup

-Webdesk (@MyWebdesk), www.webdesk.co.ke - Nairobi, Kenya

Asian-Pacific Trailblazers Cup

-PharmaSecure (@PharmaSecure) www.pharmasecure.com - New Delhi, India

European Trailblazers Cup

-Crypho (@GetCrypho), www.crypho.com - Tonsberg, Norway

Latin American Trailblazers Cup

-Tambero (@TamberoWeb), www.tambero.com - Argentina

North American Trailblazers Cup

-Nutanix (@Nutanix), www.nutanix.com - San Jose, CA, USA

Rose Ross, founder of the Tech Trailblazers Awards, commented, "The Tech Trailblazers Awards entries were very strong from around the world and, after the initial round of voting by our judges, we have recognized those startups with the highest scores from each of the five regions. Congratulations and best of luck to them in the rest of the competition which is all still to play for. We ask all enterprise tech lovers within the global startup ecosystem to make their voices heard. Get voting for your favourites!"

The public will vote for the shortlisted technology categories' finalists across Big Data, Cloud, Infosecurity, Mobile, Networking, Storage, Sustainable IT and Virtualization. The winners of the relevant Regional Cups will also compete again with the others shortlisted in the Emerging Markets category with public voting. The voting process is managed using technology by web-based ideation and innovation management pioneer Wazoku.

The winners of these additional categories will be determined by the voting public and the judging panel who will revisit the shortlists to invest a virtual VC fund of one Million Trailblazing dollars per category. Which startups have the most promising technologies? Discover the finalists and vote for your tech category favorites now on the Tech Trailblazers website by clicking on the Vote Now tab. Voting closes at 23:59pm Pacific Time on Thursday 23rd January 2014.

Just to recap on the Finalists in the other Tech Trailblazers' Categories

Big Data
-Cedexis (@Cedexis), www.cedexis.com- Portland, OR, USA
-Localytics (@Localytics), www.localytics.com- Boston, MA, USA
-Parstream (@Parstream), www.parstream.com- Cologne, Germany
-Splice Machine (@SpliceMachine), www.splicemachine.com - San Francisco, CA, USA

Cloud
-BridgeSTOR (@BridgeSTOR), www.bridgestor.com - Poway, CA, USA
-CloudCheckr (@Cloudcheckr), www.cloudcheckr.com- Rochester, NY, USA
-CloudSigma (@CloudSigma), www.cloudsigma.com - Palo Alto, CA, USA
-Nutanix (@Nutanix), www.nutanix.com - San Jose, CA, USA
-Racemi (@Racemi), www.racemi.com - Atlanta, GA, USA
-VMTurbo (@VMTurbo), www.vmturbo.com - Burlington, MA, USA

Emerging Markets
-ERPScan (@ERPScan), www.erpscan.com - St Petersburg, Russia
-Ideas Centre (@Ideacentric), www.ideacentricglobal.com - Lagos, Nigeria
-PharmaSecure (@PharmaSecure) www.pharmasecure.com - New Delhi, India
-Tambero (@TamberoWeb), www.tambero.com- Argentina
-Webdesk (@MyWebdesk), www.webdesk.co.ke - Nairobi, Kenya

Mobile
-Appthority (@Appthority), www.appthority.com- San Francisco, CA, USA
-Localytics (@Localytics), www.localytics.com- Boston, MA, USA
-MobileSpan (@MobileSpan), www.mobilespan.com- Santa Clara, CA, USA
-PharmaSecure (@PharmaSecure) www.pharmasecure.com - New Delhi, India
-Tambero (@TamberoWeb), www.tambero.com- Argentina

Networking
-Aryaka (@AryakaNetworks), www.aryaka.com- Milpitas, CA, USA
-Pertino (@PertinoNetwork), www.pertino.com- Los Gatos, CA, USA
-Qwilt (@Qwilt), www.qwilt.com - Redwood City, CA, USA
-Racktivity (@Racktivity), www.racktivity.com - Lochristi, Belgium
-StackDriver (@StackDriver), www.stackdriver.com - Boston, MA, USA

Security
-Crypho (@GetCrypho), www.crypho.com - Tonsberg, Norway
-ERPScan (@ERPScan), www.erpscan.com - St Petersburg, Russia
-SecludIT (@elasticsecurity) www.secludit.com - Sophia Antipolis, France
-Ventisys (@Ventisys), www.ventisys.com- Sligo, Republic of Ireland
-Zscaler (@Zscaler), www.zscaler.com - San Jose, CA, USA

Storage
-Avere Systems (@AvereSystems), www.averesystems.com - Pittsburgh, PA, USA
-GridStore (@GridStore), www.gridstore.com - Mountain View, CA, USA
-PernixData (@PernixData) www.pernixdata.com - San Jose, CA, USA
-Nasuni (@Nasuni) www.nasuni.com - Natick, MA, USA
-Tarmin (@Tarmin101) www.tarmin.com - Boston, MA, USA
-SwiftStack (@SwiftStack), www.swiftstack.com San Francisco, CA, USA

Sustainable IT
-Cloudability (@cloudability), www.cloudability.com - Portland, OR, USA
-GreenQloud (@GreenQloud), www.greenqloud.com- Reykjavik, Iceland
-Iceotope (@Iceotope), www.iceotope.com -Sheffield, UK
-Racktivity (@Racktivity), www.racktivity.com - Lochristi, Belgium

Virtualization
-ECManaged (@ECmanaged), www.ecmanaged.com - Barcelona, Spain
-GridStore (@GridStore), www.gridstore.com - Mountain View, CA, USA
-PernixData (@PernixData) www.pernixdata.com - San Jose, CA, USA
-Proximal Data (@ProximalData) www.proximaldata.com - San Diego, CA, USA
-VMTurbo (@VMTurbo), www.vmturbo.com - Burlington, MA, USA

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About the Tech Trailblazers Awards
www.techtrailblazers.com @techtrailblaze

Tech Trailblazers is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for smaller businesses and startups that are five years old or less 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 access to exclusive coaching, mentoring and development and prizes. The awards include the following categories:

  • Big Data Trailblazers
  • Cloud Trailblazers
  • Emerging Markets Trailblazers
  • Mobile Trailblazers
  • Networking Trailblazers
  • Security Trailblazers
  • Storage Trailblazers
  • Sustainable IT Trailblazers
  • Virtualization Trailblazers

In addition to the above categories, all entrants are automatically entered into the Regional Trailblazers Cup competition free of charge. The Regional Cups will be announced at the end of November and the individual Cups are:

  • African and Middle East Trailblazers Cup
  • Asian-Pacific Trailblazers Cup
  • European Trailblazers Cup
  • Latin American Trailblazers Cup
  • North American Trailblazers Cup

The Tech Trailblazers Awards prize fund, projected to be worth in excess of $1m, is supported by sponsors and industry partners including AfriLabs, Amoo Venture Capital Advisory, beSUCCESS, bnetTV, China AXLR8R, the Cloud Security Alliance, Computing, The Data Chain, ExecEvent, GigaOM, The Green Grid, GSMA, The Icehouse, Innovation Warehouse, Launchpad Europe, Lissted, MIT/Stanford Venture Lab, Mynewsdesk, The Next Silicon Valley, Outsource, Prezi, RealWire, Seed Forum, Silicon Cape Initiative, Skolkovo, StarTau, Startup America, Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), Tech in Asia, TechNode, TiE Silicon Valley, Wazoku, Ventureburn and VMware.

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