2015 Winner: Aporta Digital of Denmark!
Aporta will revolutionize the passenger experience through on board mobile interfaces that works in offline environments. These interfaces will enable transportation operators to 1) establish ancillary revenue potential, reduce costs on existing systems, 2) raise passenger satisfaction and, 3) help solve problems for operators and passenger within areas such as e.g. seat reservations and luggage theft.
We had some amazing Digital Media-Mobile companies competing in 2015 – see the complete list below!
Spotery is the Airbnb for your everyday spots, a marketplace for non-traditional facilities (e.g., counties, universities, schools) to market their spaces and engage communities, streamlining the rental process with ancillary services (e.g., insurance, security, cleaning). #WCTPuertoRico
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We will revolutionize the passenger experience through on board mobile interfaces that works in offline environments. These interfaces will enable transportation operators to 1) establish ancillary revenue potential, reduce costs on existing systems, 2) raise passenger satisfaction and, 3) help solve problems for operators and passenger within areas such as e.g. seat reservations and luggage theft. #WCTDenmark
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Adways is an online platform technology to create and deliver interactive videos. We power the easiest-to-use interface with the most advanced technology (open API), allowing anyone to transform videos into an immersive and personalized experiences at scale. #WCTFrance
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Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft refers to Microsoft Corp. and its affiliates, including Microsoft Mobile Oy, a subsidiary of Microsoft. Microsoft Mobile Oy develops, manufactures and distributes Lumia and Asha and Nokia X mobile phones and other devices.
Bank of the West is a regional financial services company chartered in California and headquartered in San Francisco with $71.7 billion in assets. Founded in 1874, Bank of the West provides a wide range of personal, commercial, wealth management and international banking services through more than 650 offices in 22 states and digital channels. Bank of the West is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, which has a presence in 80 countries with 190,000 employees.
DLA Piper is a market leader in emerging growth and venture capital, with 200 lawyers in the US and 400 around the world who specifically serve entrepreneurs, technology companies and venture funds by focusing on private equity and venture capital transactions. With more than 20 US offices, and nearly 80 globally, DLA Piper is strategically positioned to effectively represent venture capital clients investing abroad and portfolio companies going global. In the US, DLA Piper also offers unparalleled geographic coverage with experienced, market-leading practitioners in all major emerging growth and venture capital markets.
TriNet is a leading provider of a comprehensive human resources solution for small to medium-sized businesses, or SMBs. We enhance business productivity by enabling our clients to outsource their human resources, or HR, function to one strategic partner and allowing them to focus on operating and growing their core businesses. Our HR solution includes services such as payroll processing, human capital consulting, employment law compliance and employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans and workers compensation insurance. Our services are delivered by our expert team of HR professionals and enabled by our proprietary, cloud-based technology platform, which allows our clients and their employees to efficiently conduct their HR transactions anytime and anywhere.
Qualcomm Incorporated is the world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm innovations are enabling ultra-personal mobile devices; shaping relevant, next-generation mobile experiences; and inspiring transformative new business models and services. Dedicated to accelerating mobile growth and progress worldwide, Qualcomm is transforming the way people live, learn, work and play. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Qualcomm is included in the S&P 500 Index and is a FORTUNE 500® company traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.