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TMCNet:  StartupCamp7 Calls for Early-Stage Communication Technology Startups

[December 20, 2012]

StartupCamp7 Calls for Early-Stage Communication Technology Startups

Applications now open to present at "ready-set-pitch" event on Jan. 31 at ITEXPO Miami
Norwalk, Conn.  - December 20, 2012 - TMC, in conjunction with their partner EMBRASE Consulting, announced the Call for Applications for StartupCamp7, their high-energy networking and early stage startup event that connects up-and-coming startups with potential collaborators, investors and clients.

The event is collocated with TMC's ITEXPO Miami 2013, the world's largest and best-attended communications and technology trade show held January 30 - February 1, 2013 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Florida. StartupCamp7 will be held Thursday, January 31, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. EST. Companies interested in participating should submit their application online by January 1, 2013.
To be considered to present at StartupCamp7, companies must be building a communications or collaboration-related service or one enabled by voice, video, SMS; be under three years old; and be privately- or angel-funded. Qualifying startups must submit an application by January 7, 2013. Up to five early-stage startups will be selected to present high-level, five-minute presentations in a "ready, set, pitch" format. Participants will be evaluated by both a panel of judges and the StartupCamp7 audience members on which company most deserves interest from investors.
Previous companies that have participated in StartupCamp events include CallTrunk,, Phonism, RingDNA, Townhall 140, Verona, Vsnap, Zello and more.
"StartupCamp was created to bring next-generation thinkers to the forefront of the communications technology industry and help bring tomorrow's technologies to today's market. We're thrilled to bring the event's seventh installment to ITEXPO Miami," said Larry Lisser (News - Alert), principal of EMBRASE and co-organizer of StartupCamp.
"StartupCamp7 brings a unique opportunity to ITEXPO Miami-it delivers the forum for the industry to discover solutions that will revolutionize everyday communications, provides an stable launch pad for early-stage startups, and ties it all together in a fun yet educational environment," said Rich Tehrani (News - Alert), TMC CEO and ITEXPO conference chairman.
Registration for ITEXPO is now open. For a limited time, the Platinum Pass is $99, and allows access to all ITEXPO Conference Events. Your ITEXPO conference registration also includes access to sessions within the collocated Asterisk (News - Alert) World and Cloud4SMB programs.
For ITEXPO Miami exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities, contact Joe Fabiano at or (203) 852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino at or (203) 852-6800 x109.
For media registration, contact Ashley Baster. For the latest ITEXPO news, updates and information follow the event on Twitter (News - Alert) at #ITEXPO.
ITEXPO is proudly supported by Diamond Sponsors: Digium, Telefonica; Platinum Sponsors: AudioCodes, NETXUSA (News - Alert), Interactive Intelligence, Sansay; Gold Sponsors: Adtran, Commlogik, 888VoIP, Sagemcom, Sangoma, snom, tw telecom, Vitelity, Voxbone, Yealink.
About Embrase Business Consulting:
Embrase is a boutique consulting company that offers positioning, go-to-market strategy and advisory services to companies operating in high growth communications and collaboration sectors. With its extensive expertise and knowledge in emerging communication and telephony markets, Embrase has assisted a cross-section of communications solution and service providers in entering new markets, growing revenues and making sound decisions. Visit for further information.
About TMC:
TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes multiple magazines including CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution and Cloud Computing. TMCnet is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors each month, and is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is also the producer of ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: M2M Evolution; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; WebRTC Conference & Expo, Super Wi-Fi Summit,ChannelVision Expo (CVx); AstriCon; StartupCamp and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.
Media and Analyst Contact:        
Sue O'Keefe      
Connect2 Communications          
(508) 494-7771

Edited by Brooke Neuman

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