FreebeePay Recognized as 2011 "Most Innovative Mobile Company to Watch"
ATLANTA, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FreebeePay, Inc. a start up company in the mobile application couponing, loyalty and mobile payments space, announced today that they were recognized as a "2011 Most Innovative Mobile Company to Watch" by the Wireless Technology Forum.
"We're excited about this recognition for our mobile loyalty, couponing and payments software solution," said Dr. Saiful Khandaker, founder and CEO FreebeePay, Inc. "We were delighted to participate and be recognized at this year's WAMM awards program."
FreebeePay's software solution was one of many companies who submitted applications to this prestigious event. The WAMM awards were created to recognize the industry's leading innovators in mobile applications and mobile media. The following are the winners representing the best mobile application and mobile person of the year awards:
- Best Business and Vertical Industry Solutions Application: McKesson
- Best Game Application: Angry Birds (Rovio)
- Best Retail, Shopping and Commerce Application: Starbucks
- Best Social Media Application: LinkedIn
- Best Video, Music & Audio Application: Pandora
- Best News and Media Application: ESPN
- Best Overall Application: Google Maps
- Mobile Commerce Person of the Year: Jack Dorsey (Square)
- Mobile Media Person of the Year: Louis Gump (CNN)
- Mobile Consumer Applications Person of the Year: Bob Kupbens (Delta Air Lines)
- Mobile Business Applications Person of the Year: Adam Clark (Fiserv)
- Mobile Person of the Year: Tim Cook (Apple)
FreebeePay was a new addition to the 2011 awards and was recognized as one of the "most innovative mobile companies to watch in Georgia," which included FreebeePay, TripLingo, SaasMob, Centrafuse and ZOOZ Mobile.
"FreebeePay is an innovative and easy-to-use mobile application uniquely positioned for women, who do eighty plus percent of all retail transactions," said Steve Bachman. Steve is the Founder and Director of the Wireless Technology Forum headquartered in Atlanta.
"It was a pleasure and honor to present at the 2011 WAMM Awards," said Merrill Oakes, Account Director, Microsoft and the incoming president for the WTF. "The award winners represent a fantastic cross-section of people, companies' and mobile applications that are forging new trails in the wireless application space."
About FreebeePay Inc.
FreebeePay is a free consumer mobile app that delivers favorite retailers' coupons and daily deals to their smartphone. Consumers can pay with the mobile wallet while saving time, sharing deals, and supporting a charity. For retailers, the FreebeePay platform enables them to build customer intimacy and loyalty by delivering personalized coupons, loyalty rewards, and daily deals directly to customers' smartphones through an easy-to-use online dashboard.
About the WAMM Awards
Created to showcase the best in wireless and mobile media, the WAMM Awards recognizes the most innovative mobile application and media developers, their organizations, and the platform and infrastructure providers upon which the applications are built and delivered. Awards will be given in a broad range of categories, as selected by leaders in the industry and individual voters. Winners will be announced at the live event and via global web broadcast.
About the Wireless Technology Forum
The Wireless Technology Forum is one of the fastest growing associations in the Southeast with more than 1,000 members and sponsors. WTF is the only association dedicated to the fast-paced and rapidly evolving wireless and mobile industry. The association is a platform for industry professionals to learn about the business of emerging wireless and mobile technologies, network with other like-minded professionals, and apply these technologies to their existing business or creation of new business.
Contact: Jeff Jarvis
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