Join us for our annual celebration of innovation as the member of the Telecom Council Service Provider Forum annouce the winners of this year's SPIFFY Awards. Over 200 startups presented to the carrier group last year, from among these, some young companies stand out for their innovation, market opportunity or quantifiable interest among the Council’s 25 global Service Providers including AT&T, British Telecom, DoCoMo, France Telecom/Orange, Swisscom, Verizon, Vodafone and many other fixed and wireless carriers from Europe, Asia, and North and South America listed on the Telecom Council website.
At the SPIFFYs, we recognize, the best of the best.
SPIFFY Award 2013 Nominees, announced in June, will be selected by the Telecom Council’s Service Provider Forum (SPIF) from among over 200+ startups representing the broad a range of telecom products and services who present in Telecom Council meetings from June 2012 to May 2013.
Award winners will be announced by members of the Council’s Service Provider Forum in a public ceremony, on Sept 18th 2013 in Sunnyvale, CA as part of the Council's annual TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections summit.
Plan to join us for the SPIFFY Awards to recognize some outstanding startups, and enjoy executive-level networking.
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SPIFFY AWARD Categories...
Graham Bell Award for Best Communication Solution
Telecom is really about helping people communicate, historically that has meant connecting one with another, but now can mean connecting many with many, or connecting people to machines. This award recognizes the company that advanced the noble cause of improving telecommunications.
Edison Award for Most Innovative Startup
Some ideas are so unusual they surprise you, but it’s a small minority of these that are also likely to succeed. With this award, we recognize the startup that brings the most innovative ideas, but also the ability to successfully bring that idea to market.
San Andreas Award for Most Disruptive Technology
This award is for the most game-changing startup to present to the Telecom Council. It is offered to the company whose progress is most likely to disrupt markets and change the way people do things.
Core Award for Best Fixed Telecom Opportunity
This award recognizes the best investment opportunity within the fixed telecom sector that we’ve seen at the SPIF Meeting in the past two years.
Zephyr Award for Best Mobile Opportunity
This award recognizes the best investment opportunity within the mobile telecom sector that we’ve seen at the SPIF Meeting in the past two years.
Ground Breaker Award for Engineering Excellence
This award is offered to the company that has produced the most impressive technological advancements. These are the firms who have invested in R&D, and have turned the gears of progress through sweat, tenacity, and a Costco account for Jolt and Mountain Dew.
Prodigy Award for the Most Successful SPIF Alumni
This award is given to the pre-2011 SPIF presenting company that went on to achieve the most notable growth, market success or exit.
The Fred & Ginger Award for Most Supportive Carrier
This award allows the SPIF startup companies to choose which SPIF carrier was overall the most responsive and supportive to the Silicon Valley entrepreneur community.