TORONTO, ONT. — November 24, 2008 — Torch Mobile Inc., a provider of innovative software applications and services for mobile and embedded devices, today announced that it has won the prestigious “Judges’ Choice” award for the “A League Of Their Own” category at Dealmaker Media’s Under the Radar event held on November 12, 2008 in Mountain View, CA. To win this award, Torch Mobile showcased its WebKit-based web browser, the Iris Browser, which brings the full web experience to mobile and embedded systems. Torch Mobile was named winner over other early stage companies in the “A League of their Own” category based on its technology, market opportunity, and unique value proposition, by a panel of judges comprised of media, corporate development executives from leading mobile/wireless companies, VCs and audience members. A total of 33 companies presented at Under the Radar.
Participants hailed from Verizon, Motorola, QUALCOMM, Microsoft, CBS Interactive, T-Mobile, BlueRun Ventures, KPCB’s iFund, VentureBeat, AT&T and many other leading players in the industry.
“The standard of presentations was extremely high. These are the companies which are truly innovating and getting rapid traction in the enterprise space,” said Debbie Landa, CEO of Dealmaker Media. “These emerging companies are the ones to watch and most likely to enjoy breakout success.”
“We are truly thrilled and honored to have been chosen for this award by the judges, who are prominent figures in the mobility industry,” said George Staikos, President of Torch Mobile. “Our receipt of this award substantiates our belief that our products are responding to people’s desire for a better mobile browsing experience.”
Torch Mobile was handpicked by the Under the Radar editorial team and advisory board based on its review of over 400 companies in this space.
About Torch Mobile
Torch Mobile, a leading developer of WebKit-based solutions, provides cutting-edge software applications and services for mobile and embedded devices. Its customers include international manufacturers of mobile phones, Mobile Internet Devices, set-top boxes and other embedded systems. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has offices in Beijing, China. The Iris Browser is Torch Mobile’s flagship product. To learn more about the company, please visit www.torchmobile.com.
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