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Cryptanite wins BizWest IQ award for internet/blockchain innovation

24 Oct 2018

BOULDER — Thirteen local companies were honored Monday at the 19th annual IQ Awards celebrating the “Innovation Quotient” among Boulder Valley companies.

BizWest previously named almost 100 companies as finalists in 10 product-and-service categories, narrowing those finalists to runners-up and winners that were announced at the event at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Boulder.

The awards presentation was preceded by a “fireside chat” examining funding for Boulder Valley startups.

The IQ Awards were sponsored by Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP, Dorsey & Whitney LLP and EKS&H, now part of Plante Moran. Boulder Digital Arts provided video and live-streaming services.

Internet/Blockchain

Winner:

Cryptanite Blockchain Technologies Corp. — Cryptanite’s ChargaCard software system allows recurring billing, business-to-consumer financing and risk-management services as a way to bypass third-party financial institutions and credit cards.

Runners-up:

Stateless — The Akros network services platform is designed to overcome providers’ biggest networking challenges. Thanks to a first of its kind architecture, the platform can tackle the challenges that middleboxes and network functions virtualization couldn’t.

Yonomi — Yonomi ThinCloud is a scalable, serverless IoT backend designed for building smart-home devices and apps. Yonomi ThinCloud offers device makers an efficient, scalable and secure solution for getting to market quickly — in a fraction of the time, and at a fraction of the cost, otherwise required.