WorksPad, an innovative organizer of mobile workplaces for corporate users carried by MobilityLab LLC (I.T. Group), took two nominations at international Web&Tech Ready 2015 contest, a Skolkovo Foundation-sponsored event operating since 2009.
This year Web&Tech Ready announced three main nominations – SEED (projects at launch phase), STARTUP (projects being monetized ) and SPINOFF (sister projects of large businesses). The event also featured extra nominations offered by its partners. Thus, Skolkovo Foundation awarded winners in four nominations of its own, started this year: Industry 4.0, Mobile Technologies, Security, Game Technologies and Gamification.
According to the organizers, 712 projects from 106 cities and 14 countries were admitted to competition; only 64 making it to the semi-finals. The winners were selected by an expert council and a jury. These were represented by venture funds, investors with Internet&Mobile investment experience, successful entrepreneurs, founders and heads of large IT businesses.
WorksPad software system was named winner in the main SPINOFF nomination and one of Skolkovo’s nominations – Mobile Technologies. The win has also secured MobilityLab 5 million ruble worth of grant money for further project development.
WorksPad is a mobile workplace for smartphones and tablets with features like electronic messaging via corporate mail, secure access to corporate file depots and folders stored on office PCs, document editing, direct file or screen broadcasting for presentations and meetings.
About the event
Web&Tech Ready is an international IT project contest and investment forum; operates since 2009 sponsored by Skolkovo Foundation. Being a Web&Tech Ready finalist means recognition in IT community, attention of investors and media, new clients and partners. Winners get grants from Skolkovo Foundation and prizes from partners under special nominations. Over 50 projects representing the finalists and nominees of various years have invited over RUR 1 bn of investments.
For more information, please visit: http://web-ready.ru/
MobilityLab LLC is part of I.T. Group, which was established in 2011 as a research, development and commercialization center of technologies in the Enterprise Mobile Workplace segment on the basis of mobile devices. In 2012, MobilityLab obtained the status of a resident in the Skolkovo innovative project and was integrated in its IT cluster. In November 2014, the MobileSputnik solution won the CNews award as the best solution of the year in enterprise mobility. In February 2015, the MobileSputnik application (mobile satellite) has been renamed and is now distributed worldwide under the trademark WorksPad.
Get more information at: http://www.workspad.com/