Fire Conference Names Ivycorp a Fire 2014 FiReStarter

Friday Harbor, Washington, UNITED STATES

FRIDAY HARBOR, WA--(Marketwired - Oct 10, 2013) - Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that Ivycorp has been selected as a 2014 FiReStarter company to be featured at its 12th annual Future in Review (FiRe) Conference. Described by The Economist as "the best technology conference in the world," FiRe features global thought leaders in technology and the global economy, including Elon Musk, Paul Jacobs, Mark Hurd, Vint Cerf, Leroy Hood, Azim Premji, Craig Venter, Michael Dell, and many others. FiReStarters are selected based on the strength of their innovations and their potential to bring positive change to the world, and are showcased during the conference both at an exclusive investor reception and in panels throughout the event.

Ivycorp is democratizing communications by connecting the unconnected, focused on delivering valuable communication solutions that bridge the gaps that exist in communication due to geography, technology, or economics. Ivycorp has developed the Ivytalk® group messaging platform to help businesses and organizations take the complexity out of messaging by simply allowing them to use any type of messaging on any device. Ivytalk is the only messaging platform that enables private, simultaneous, 2-way conversations over email, SMS, and mobile applications, making timely information available to everyone everywhere anytime.

"We saw an opportunity to address an existing technology gap with a new breed of universally inclusive communications," said Mary Jesse, CEO and Chairman of Ivycorp. "It's gratifying for Ivytalk to be recognized by leaders in the industry and we are deeply honored to be selected as a 2014 FiReStarter."

Future in Review is an annual gathering of world-class thought leaders, convened each year with the goals of providing the most accurate look forward in technology. FiRe is a world leader in exploring how technology drives the world economy, and in using technology to solve major social challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe's collaboration across technology-driven industries and through active support from the global FiRe community. Now in its 12th year, FiRe 2014 will take place May 20-23 at the beautiful Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach, California.

"We are delighted to have Ivycorp as a 2014 FiReStarter. We believe the company has a terrific team, with a fascinating integrated communications offering for groups of all sizes. As we at SNS and FiRe extend our own global reach with new products and initiatives for worldwide communities, we fully expect Ivycorp to be a long-term partner." said Mark Anderson, FiRe Chair and SNS CEO.

To register, and to see the current list of FiRe participants and selected speakers, go to

Strategic News Service was founded by Mark Anderson in 1995 as the first subscriber-based online news service. Since its inception, SNS has proven the most accurate predictive report covering technology and the global economy. Its subscribers include top managers at technology and finance companies across the globe, including Oracle, Microsoft, Dell, HP, Cisco, Intel, Google, British Telecom, SpaceX, Amazon, Telstra, and others.

SNS has been operating the annual FiRe Conference since 2003. FiRe exposes world experts and participants to new ideas, and conversations about them, producing an accurate portrait of the future; and focuses on creating technology solutions to current local and global problems. FiRe 2014 will take place May 20-23 at the Montage Resort in Laguna Beach, CA. For more information and to register, go to

Future in Review™ is a Strategic News Service™ conference. Future in Review and Strategic News Service (SNS) are registered international trademarks. The SNS Global Report is the most accurate publicly ranked predictive newsletter in computing and communications.


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