Masabi Named as Finalist for 2012 Bully Awards
Masabi honoured as a leading European TMT company
BARCELONA – 5 September 2012 – White Bull Summits, champions of European innovation today announced that Masabi, the leading developer of mobile ticketing technology for the transport sector, has been named as a finalist for the 2012 Bully Awards honouring Europe’s leading technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) companies. A total of sixty deserving European firms were selected from a pool of hundreds of nominated European TMT companies.
“This year’s finalists were selected on the basis of excellence in innovation, the promise of growth, and the potential to weather the changes and challenges inherent in the TMT sector,” said Farley Duvall, Founder and CEO of White Bull Summits. “The applicants were incredibly strong this year - a clear indication of the wealth of innovation coming out of Europe.”
“We’re searching for the ‘wily beast’ at the heart of each firm, and have carefully selected this year’s finalists based on business proposition, market strategy, technological solutions and understanding of customer needs,” added Duvall.
White Bull Summits conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 Bully Awards finalist list. Thirty winners (ten winners per category) will be announced live at the third annual, invitation-only White Bull Summit 2012, Pathways to Exit event in Barcelona on October 3, 2012. For more information or to request an invitation, please visit http://www.whitebull.com.
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Masabi is the leading developer of mobile ticketing technology for the transport sector. Its award-winning ‘Ticket Machine in Your Pocket’ applications signal the end of ticket queues by allowing passengers to quickly and securely buy and display tickets on almost any mobile phone, not just smartphones. The company’s technology allows transport operators to transform their passengers’ travel experience while also dramatically expanding sales capacity without significantly increasing costs. Based in London, it has 35 employees and is backed by m8 Capital.
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