Unvired Garners Top Award at Rice Alliance 12th Annual I.T. and Web Venture Forum

HOUSTON, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Unvired was named one of the 10 Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship I.T. and Web companies at the 12th annual I.T. and Web Venture Forum in Houston last week. Information Technology and Web companies showcased their new ventures at the largest venture capital conference in the Southwest with more than 350 attendees, including investors, venture capitalists, industry representatives, business leaders, service providers, and entrepreneurs. 

Unvired, a Mobile Applications and Mobile Applications Development Platform company builds mobile applications for enterprises, enabling businesses to access data anytime anywhere on smartphones, tablets and Wearables like Google Glass or smartwatches. With mobile applications for Sales, CRM, Field Service, Asset Management, and Supply Chain Management, all geared towards increasing employee productivity and improving business processes, Unvired's solutions can be deployed on the cloud or on-premise. Unvired CEO, Alok Pant showcased the company's solutions at the Forum.

The one-day event culminated in an announcement of the 10 I.T. and Web Venture Companies, chosen from nearly 40 presenters and judged by investors and business leaders in attendance, based on the companies' business plan presentations.

 "It is a great honor for Unvired to be selected among the Most Promising companies as the competition was very tough" said Alok Pant, CEO at Unvired. "We are focused on innovation in Enterprise Mobility, and Internet of Things, and this recognition validates our Vision and Execution."

Rice Alliance managing director Brad Burke, announced the winners of the I.T. and Web Technology Company awards at the event. "Every year the quality of companies improves. This year we had a diversity of companies including comprehensive nutritional databases to risk management software for drug development and software that aggregates numerous sites or users. Start-up company presenters at Rice Alliance venture forums have raised in excess of $2.2 billion.  This year's crop of winners is expected to achieve similar results."

About Unvired Inc.
With a Mobile Application Development Platform for mobile devices and Wearables/IoT, and out-of-the box mobile applications to enhance efficiency in the enterprise, Unvired mobilizes SAP, Oracle, SharePoint and other systems on any mobile device (iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows, Google Glass, and Android Wear smartwatches) as well as connects Things. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, and with customers in N. America, Europe, S. Africa, ANZ, Middle East and APAC, Unvired is committed to helping its clients realize the benefits of enterprise mobility at a disruptively low cost and time to implement, and continues to innovate in enterprise mobility and Wearables/IoT. For more information, visit us on the web at www.unvired.com, read our blog at www.unvired.com/resources/the-unvired-blog/ or follow us on twitter at www.twitter.com/unvired.

About The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship
The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship (Rice Alliance) is Rice University's globally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of technology commercialization, entrepreneurship education, and the launch of technology companies. Since inception, more than 1,500 early-stage companies have benefited from participating at the 165+ programs hosted by the Rice Alliance and raised more than $2.8 billion in funding.

Recent recognition:

  • 2014 & 2013: #1 University Business Incubator in the World - UBI Index
  • 2013: #1 Global EMBA Entrepreneurship Program - Financial Times 
  • 2014, 2013, 2012: #4 Best U.S. Graduate Entrepreneurship Program - Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine  
  • 2013: "Top 15" Best U.S. Graduate Entrepreneurship Program – Bloomberg BusinessWeek
  • 2013: "Top 15" Best U.S. Graduate Entrepreneurship Program – US News & World Report
  • 2013: Outstanding Contributions to Advance the Discipline of Entrepreneurship - GCEC

Media Contact: Ritu Pant, Unvired Inc., 408.933.8607, ritu@unvired.com

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