FierceWireless Announces Annual "Fierce 15" Winners

Wireless Companies Honored for Innovation and Market Potential

| Source: FierceMarkets Inc.

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FierceWireless ( today announced its annual "Fierce 15" list of the top privately held wireless companies of 2010. This year's winners are young, cutting-edge businesses whose innovative wireless technologies and applications are redefining the industry. Some of this year's innovations include a car safety application, an inductive charging device, medication alert system, and products that offer significant improvements in 3G and 4G wireless signals nationwide.

FierceWireless, an internationally recognized email newsletter for the wireless industry, evaluated numerous privately-held firms based on the quality of their products and services, the strength of their management teams and their potential for changing the wireless industry. The Fierce 15 companies were evaluated and selected by FierceWireless' team of wireless-savvy editors—Sue Marek, Lynnette Luna, Mike Dano, and Phil Goldstein.

"We carefully evaluate hundreds of emerging companies every year looking for firms that we think are worthy of the Fierce 15 designation," said Sue Marek, Editor-in-Chief of FierceMarkets' Wireless Group. "We have picked every company for its potential to have a profound impact on the industry and wireless consumers."

The "Fierce 15" celebrates the spirit of being "fierce" - championing innovation and creativity, even in the face of intense competition. A profile of each of the "Fierce 15" companies is available on the FierceWireless Web site at

The 2010 Fierce 15 winners are:

  1. AirHop Communications (San Diego, CA)
  2. Bump (Mountain View, CA)
  3. ComiXology (New York, NY)
  4. Dashwire (Seattle, WA)
  5. Full Spectrum (Menlo Park, CA)
  6. Ground Truth (New York, NY)
  7. Harbinger Capital Partners (New York, NY)
  8. Illume Software (Newton, MA)
  9. Open Kernel Labs (Chicago, IL)
  10. Powermat (Commerce Township, MI)
  11. SpiderCloud (Santa Clara, CA)
  12. Swype (Seattle, WA)
  13. Ubidyne (Scottsdale, AZ)
  14. Validas (Missouri City, TX)
  15. Vitality (Cambridge, MA)

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