|[May 15, 2012]
TiE Silicon Valley Announces TiE50 2012 Winners World's 50 Hottest Startups Honored at TiEcon 2012
IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
a fabless semiconductor company focused on innovative, next-generation
RF solutions for the wireless connectivity and cellular mobility
markets, announced they are one of the 50 winners of the 2012 TiE50
awards. TiE is the organizer of TiEcon
2012, the world's largest conference for entrepreneurs.
"We are very humbled to have been honored among some of the most
innovative companies in our industry," stated Mike Neshat, chairman and
CEO of RFaxis. "We are very proud to recognized as one of the world's 50
hottest startups and accept the award on behalf of our hardworking and
The TiE50 team reviewed more than 2,100 applications from companies
representing 37 countries. The judges looked at the most enterprising
startups of 2012 in five sectors that are driving today's economy:
Internet/Social Networking, Software/Cloud Computing, Life Sciences,
Wireless/Mobile and Energy/CleanTech. The TiE 50 judging process was
designed with meticulous planning, screening and judging by a team of
more than 40 prominent entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, corporate
executives and other domain experts. The 50 winners were selected from
131 world class finalists.
The TiE50 2012 winners by Sector are:
Aryaka (News - Alert), Axcient, Claritics, Cetas Clou & Big Data Analytics, Good Data,
Jobvite, Neo Technology, ReQuall, SEOmoz, Skybox Security.
Big Door, CipherCloud, Envysion, FireEye (News - Alert), Gild, Resonate Networks,
Solarix, Sharethrough, Social Lair, Wildfire Interactive.
Appelecerator, Billtomobile, Nextivity, Quantenna, RFaxis,
Roamware (News - Alert), Skyfire Labs, SpotZot, Stoke, Utest.
Attero Recycling, Epuramat, Fulcrum Bioenergy, LanzaTech, Light-Based
Technologies, Picarro, Power Assure, Primus Power, Solopower, Vigilant.
Alios BuiPharma, aTyr Pharma, Eram Scientific Solutions, HealthTap,
Immatics Biotechnologies, MedicAnimal, Mendor, Pearl Therapeutics,
"TiE50 celebrates entrepreneurship by rewarding the best companies in
their field. We arrive at this list after a lengthy and involved process
of selection and scoring done by various experts in their field who also
happen to be TiE Charter members," said Vish Mishra, president of TiE
Silicon Valley. "We welcome the winners and finalists of this year's
TiE50 to the TiE ecosystem and wish them lots of success."
The TiE50 winners are diverse in terms of size, stage of company, type
of funding and location, but they share a common thread of innovation,
ingenuity, strong management teams and quality of ideas. TiE50 winners
will present their companies in a live showcase during TiEcon 2012, on
May 18-19th at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA (News - Alert).
About TiE50 Awards
TiE50 is TiE Silicon Valley's premier annual awards program keenly
contested by technology startups worldwide. TiE50 track record since
inception in May 2009 shows that 94% of the winners and finalists have
been funded, attracting over $20 Billion in investments! 107 companies
have been acquired, merged or went public. Participating technology
startups benefit from a vast ecosystem of venture capitalists, angels,
and entrepreneurs. Other participant privileges include significant
investor exposure, online virtual showcasing and technology and business
TiE is a global, not-for-profit, non-political, and non-religious
organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs across its
international network. Sponsored by top Venture Capital Firms and
Fortune 500 corporations, TiE's network has grown across 56 chapters in
13 countries. (tie.org)
About RFaxis, Inc.
Incorporated in January 2008, RFaxis, Inc. is an Irvine, CA, based
company specializing in the design and development of RF semiconductors.
With its patented technologies, the company leads the way in
next-generation wireless solutions designed for the multibillion dollar
Bluetooth, WLAN, 802.11n/MIMO, ZigBee, AMR/AMI and video
streaming markets. Leveraging pure CMOS, in conjunction with its own
innovative approach, patented technology and trade secrets, RFaxis is
home to the world's first RF Front-end Integrated Circuit (RFeIC). More
information can be found at: www.rfaxis.com.
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