SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Total Communicator Solutions, Inc., (TCS) a leader in mobile brand management, contextual intelligence, platform and application development, has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures in North America.
Since 1995, Red Herring has been annually selecting the most exciting and promising start-ups and “scale ups” across the region. Finalists are evaluated individually from a large pool of hundreds of candidates against 20 criteria that underlie scoring and process. Among these are the candidates’ addressable market size; IP and patents; financing; proof of concept; trailing revenues and management expertise. TCS is listed under its patented Spark Compass™ mobile proximity platform, the company’s flagship offering that brings personalized, contextual experiences to everyday life through mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
“Spark Compass is accelerating momentum to bring contextually intelligent experiences to willing consumers through devices like smartphones and wearables,” said Erik Bjontegard, president and founder of Total Communicator Solutions. “We’re excited that Red Herring has recognized the value of our innovations, and how they’re able to deliver personalized, relevant interactions and messages to the right person at the right time and place.”
“The finalists’ list confirms the excellent choices made by entrepreneurs and VCs and the start-ups’ solid roots in corporate America, embracing their innovations. By all metrics, it emphasizes the United States’ entrepreneurial excellence,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and chief executive officer of Red Herring.
Finalist selections for the 2016 edition of the Red Herring 100 North America award are based upon technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition and financial health. The top 100 winners will be announced during an awards ceremony June 8, 2016, during the Red Herring North America Forum in Newport Beach, Calif., June 6-8.
About Total Communicator Solutions, Inc.
Founded in early 2012 by former Qualcomm executive Erik Bjontegard, Total Communicator Solutions develops innovative, fully integrated mobile marketing communication platforms and customized applications to help clients connect with users, customers and future users in meaningful and measurable ways on mobile devices. The company’s patented, contextually intelligent communications platform, Spark Compass, integrates proximity beacons, NFC, augmented reality and other sensor input to enable the delivery of customized and relevant content and experiences for real-time consumer engagement. With several installations in locations across the U.S. and Europe incorporating thousands of proximity beacons and sensors, Spark Compass is used by enterprises such as airports, hospitals, university facilities, retailers, grocers, sport venues and convention centers. Total Communicator Solutions is headquartered in San Diego, Calif., with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Spain, Mexico, U.K., The Netherlands and New Zealand.