Followprice, Xhockware, AddVolt, Streambolico and Veniam – three inRes 2014 teams and two startups, all grown in the scope of the CMU Portugal Program, are nominated for the first edition of the UP Awards.
According to the organization, Portugal Startups, these awards are meant to promote portuguese innovation and raise awareness to the new businesses among the public and the industry.
In the category “B2B Startup of the Year”, one of the nominees is Xhockware and their Youbeep smartphone app, that alows users a fast and seamless checkout retail experience. The “B2C Startup of the Year” category also nominates a inRes 2014 startup, Followprice and their program for users to follow price changes while online shopping.
The “Most Promissing Technology Innovation” category has six nominees and among them are AddVolt, with their energy-saving solutions for the transport market; Streambolico, and their solutions for improving wireless communication in mobile devices; and Veniam, that builds and operates wireless networks of vehicles and of other moving things.
Voting is now open at the UP Awards website. The finalists will be announced on October 27 and the winners will be know on November 27, at the UP Awards Gala.
Read the full article at Porto 24 Online (October 8, 2015)