Washington Technology Industry Association Announces Award Finalists

There are a lot of familiar names in the WTIA's list of finalists for its annual industry achievement awards.

There are a lot of familiar names in the WTIA's list of finalists for its annual industry achievement awards. Seven of the fifteen finalists were among the Top 25 Innovators listed in Seattle Business Magazine's November issue. They include Apptio, Talyst, Dreambox, Gist, Amazon, Pathway and Pet Holdings. We've also done large features on many of the companies including Pathway, Talyst and Amazon's web services.

Here is the complete list as released by the WTIA. We in Washington state are blessed to have so many impressive companies in our midst.

The final award winners will be  selected at a banquet on March 4th.

Commercial Product or Service of the Year


Apptio - Nominated for Apptio IT Business Management solution

Apptio's on-demand IT Business Management software enables CIOs to run the business of IT by providing greater visibility into the cost and operations of IT.

Concur - Nominated for Concur MobileConcur is the world's leading provider of on-demand Employee Spend Management services. Concur unites and streamlines travel and expense, and invoice processes. Learn more: www.concur.com.

Talyst® - Nominated for AutoCoolTM

Talyst is engineering the safer pharmacy. Talyst integrates automated hardware and software to manage pharmacy inventory, make workflows more efficient, reduce medication waste and improve patient safety.


Consumer Product or Service of the Year


Cheezburger Network - Nominated for Cheezburger Network

Cheezburger is one of the largest blog networks in the world where more than 12 million people come every month to get their daily dose of laughter.


COZI - Nominated for Cozi.comCozi simplifies busy family life with one solution to manage schedules, track shopping and to do lists, organize chores, share information and stay in communication.


Picnik - Nominated for Picnik

Picnik is the online photo editor that gives real people photo-editing superpowers, giving anyone the ability to quickly and easily edit, enhance, share and print photos from any Internet browser on any computer platform.


Breakthrough Start-up of the Year


DreamBox Learning, Inc. - Nominated for DreamBox Learning K-2 Math

DreamBox Learning is an innovative and award-winning online learning company. With our platform, DreamBox creates effective applications for engaging, individualized learning at home and school.

Gist, Inc. - Nominated for Gist

Gist helps you build stronger professional relationships by leveraging the contacts, connections, and content in your email inbox, your social networks, and across the web.  


VholdR - Nominated for ContourHD Wearable Camcorder

VholdR is enabling modern day explorers to tell their

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