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Mobeam Announced the Hiring of John Hennessy as Senior Vice President of Business Development

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Today Mobeam inc. (www.mobeam.com) announced a new addition to their growing team with the hiring of John Hennessy as Senior Vice President, responsible for all business development. Mobeam’s technology makes digital coupons and other content presented on a mobile device universally scannable by every point-of-sale (POS) system. The company’s patented light-based technology solves for the current inability of mobile phones to work at existing POS systems by turning barcode data for coupons, content, or offers into a beam of light that can be read by barcode scanners present at store checkout counters around the world. No additional point of sale equipment is needed.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: mobeam to Speak at AAMA Connect Asia Conference and MIT Enterprise Forum

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SAN FRANCISCO – MobilityWire® – September 18, 2012

Mobeam inc. (www.mobeam.com) announced today CEO Christopher Sellers will present at two conferences in September. Chris will speak alongside mobeam investor Perry Ha, Managing Director of DFJ Athena, at the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) Connect Asia Conference on September 19, 2012, in a fireside chat focused on startups. On September 24, 2012 Chris will speak at the MIT Enterprise Forum in Cambridge, Mass., in an event titled “What Technology Will Dominate Retail?” Read more

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Mobeam and ProLogic Partner to Enable Digital Coupons on Mobile Devices

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Strategic partnership is an important step towards a completely digitized coupon ecosystem

Mobeam inc. (www.mobeam.com) and ProLogic (http://www.prologicredemption.com/) today announced the two companies have formed a strategic partnership to enable the processing of digital coupons on mobile devices. Through this partnership, mobeam and ProLogic are working to integrate their technologies to close the gap that exists between the digital coupons available today on consumer mobile devices and their redemption at point of sale, including the back-end processing by retailers.
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Mobeam Wins 2012 Mobile Merit Award

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Mobeam’s light based communications technology honored by panel of the mobile industry’s leading executives, media and consultants

Mobeam inc. (www.mobeam.com) announced today the company has been named runner-up in the Mobile Payments/Commerce category of the prestigious 2012 Mobile Merit Awards.

The Mobile Merit Awards recognize companies, individuals and technologies that have shaped the way the world communicates. The awards note the excellence and success achieved in the global mobile industry. This year’s winners were judged based on industry impact, innovation, technologies, social importance, implementation and overall success factor. Read more

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Mobeam named to Hottest San Francisco Company List by Lead411

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Lead411 recognized mobeam as one of the fastest growing technology companies in San Francisco

Mobeam inc. (www.mobeam.com) announced today the company has been named one of the ‘Hottest Companies in San Francisco’ for 2012 by business research firm, Lead411.

To determine winners of this award, Lead411 judges scoured through hundreds of press releases and business articles from more than 2600 companies to develop this year’s “Hot List.” Lead411 selects the private companies most likely to succeed in the software, wireless, hardware, internet or media industries based on their revenue and/or funding.

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Mobeam Extends Series A Venture Round With New Funds

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On the heels of major news, mobeam adds another $1.5 million from new and existing investors

Mobeam inc. (www.mobeam.com) announced today the company has added another $1.5 million on top of the $4.9 million Series A venture round announced in October 2011. The company adds new investor DFJ Athena, a Korea-focused venture fund affiliated with Draper Fisher Jurvetson, as well as new funds from existing investor and board chairman Ben DuPont. DFJ Athena’s founder and managing director, Perry Ha, also joins mobeam’s board of directors.

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Mobeam Partners with Procter & Gamble to Reinvent the Coupon

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New mobile technology aims to increase shoppers’ power by putting scannable coupons in their phones, saving time, effort and cost

In its continuous effort to improve life for consumers, the Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (NYSE: PG) is partnering with mobeam inc. to bring the first-ever fully mobile couponing system to market. The innovation, created by mobeam of California, makes electronic coupons presented on a phone or other mobile device scannable, so shoppers need only their phones/handhelds, not a stack of coupons, at check out.

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Mobeam Delivers Redemption on Smartphones

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Innovative light based communications technology now available to manufacturers and carriers that want to produce smartphones with complete mobile commerce functionality that includes mobile coupons that work everywhere

CUPERTINO, Calif. and SAN DIEGO from CTIA Enterprise & Apps – October 12, 2011 – Mobeam® (www.mobeam.com) today announced its light based communications (LBC) technology is now available to mobile handset manufacturers for easy integration on new smartphone devices. Mobeam’s patented LBC technology removes the technical barrier that limits smartphone applications for mobile coupons, gift cards and tickets. By leveraging the light emitting sources that smartphones already use for other purposes – message waiting and battery charging indicators, proximity sensors, camera flashes, among others – mobeam technology can beam a barcode that works virtually anywhere.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: mobeam at CTIA Enterprise & Applications 2011

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mobeam, inc. (www.mobeam.com) announced today that it has closed a $4.9 million Series A venture round, receiving funding from yet2Ventures, Samsung Ventures and Mitsui, together with other independent investors. mobeam’s patented technology overcomes the technical barrier preventing mobile phones from interacting with the laser scanners used at retail locations around the world. Funds from this multimillion dollar funding round will be used to establish mobeam’s light based communications (LBC) technology as a new industry standard allowing mobile phones to interact with point of sale (POS) technology. mobeam is also using these new funds to accelerate business development efforts with major consumer and retail brands for mobile couponing and other broad mobile commerce initiatives.

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mobeam Closes Initial Venture Round

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mobeam will drive evolution of mobile couponing and ticketing with new light based communications that enable mobile phones to send information to the more than 165 million red laser scanners already in use around the world

mobeam, inc. (www.mobeam.com) announced today that it has closed a $4.9 million Series A venture round, receiving funding from yet2Ventures, Samsung Ventures and Mitsui, together with other independent investors. mobeam’s patented technology overcomes the technical barrier preventing mobile phones from interacting with the laser scanners used at retail locations around the world. Funds from this multimillion dollar funding round will be used to establish mobeam’s light based communications (LBC) technology as a new industry standard allowing mobile phones to interact with point of sale (POS) technology. mobeam is also using these new funds to accelerate business development efforts with major consumer and retail brands for mobile couponing and other broad mobile commerce initiatives.

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