Four Kerala IT Companies in Nasscom Emerge 50 Awards 2011 finalists


Tvm: Four IT companies have been selected as the finalists for the 2011 edition of Nasscom Emerge 50 Awards. FlyTxt Technology, MobME Wireless Solutions and Innoz Technologies from Technopark Trivandrum and RapidValue IT Services from Infopark Kochi are the companies who have done the Kerala IT industry proud. Nasscom received 350 plus entries this year across three categories – Growth, Innovation and Startup.

While no companies from Kerala figure in the Emerge Growth list, FlyTxt, MobME and RapidValue have made it in the Emerge Innovation list and Innoz in Emerge Startup list. Flytxt is a provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology and services. MobME is a player in the mobile value added services industry, core network solutions space, serving several leading telecom operators with a wide range of innovative platforms on SMS, voice and USSD. RapidValue works with enterprises across the world to build mobile applications, especially on smart-phones and tablets to extend the phones and tablets as a new business channel. Innoz is a player in the mobile search market providing Q&A search engine that delivers knowledge bits over SMS. MobME and Innoz are Technopark TBI incubated companies.

Talking to Kerala IT News, Rajesh Padinjaremadam, CEO & Co-Founder, RapidValue Solutions said, “Getting selected among 15 firms under Innovation by Nasscom Emerge 50 is a recognition of our team’s ability to innovate quickly in the domain of mobility, creating high-value solutions for enterprises world-wide. Our world-class team of mobility specialists have helped implement innovative mobility solutions for enterprises globally, working right here from Kochi. I dedicate this selection to the entire RapidValue Team”.

Abhay Doshi, Sr. Director – Marketing, FlyTxt said, “Since its inception, Flytxt has always been at the forefront of mobile technology innovation. Over the years we have built technology and services that transform mobile marketing efforts of our operator and brand customers by enabling incremental revenue via high impact mobile marketing programs. We are re-defining the mobile advertising ecosystem by enabling new business models with our technology and services. In this process, being recognised by a respected industry body like Nasscom for our innovation makes us extremely happy and provides a huge impetus and confidence for us to create more such innovations and play a key transformational role in the ecosystem.”

Companies were evaluated on basic criterions such as revenue growth rates for last three years, revenue contribution, average revenue per employee etc. to arrive at the preliminary shortlist of companies in each category. The Nasscom Emerge 50 Awards have quickly built credibility as the definitive listing of companies to watch for and with the focus on segment-wide trends and analysis, the 2011 edition promises to be both information and insightful.

Anil Philip
Kerala IT News

Note: Kerala IT News was the first to report this news on our Facebook page on October 02, 2011. ‘Finalists for NASSCOM EMERGE 50 Awards for 2011 announced, four companies from Kerala – FlyTxt (Technopark), RapidValue (Infopark), Innoz (T-TBI) & MobME (ex T-TBI)’


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