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The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley is proud to present the 2014 Innovation Showcase - an innovation competition where member judges select the young companies with the potential to disrupt the industry. The companies selected to participate in this year's Showcase were selected from nearly 100 applicants by Telecom Council member judges from BT, NTT Docomo, Ericsson, HTC, JT Global, Orange, Qualcomm, Rogers, Sofinnova Ventures, Sprint, Telecom Italia, Telstra, and U.S. Cellular based on standard Telecom Council criteria – innovation, momentum, viability, and management.

Announcing the 2014 Innovation Showcasers:

Meet the Telecom Council Innovation Showcasers:

Questions about the Showcase? Contact Palmer.

About ShowStoppers:

ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the US, Europe and Asia. Each event organizes product introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to help generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets. ShowStoppers produces events at CES, CTIA and Mobile World Congress, among others; the official press events at IFA, NAB and Sandbox Summit; and partners with the CEA LineShow.

ShowStoppers press events around the world regularly feature industry leaders, innovators, and startups such as Blackberry, BlueAnt Wireless, Brother, E Ink, Escort, Ford, Fujitsu, GM, Garmin, HP, Kingston, Lenovo, MadCatz, Magellan, McAfee, Moen, Novatel Wireless, Otterbox, Panasonic, Qualcomm, RCA, Roku, Samsung, SAP, Scottevest, Sennheiser, Sharp, Shure, Slacker, Sony, Stanley Black & Decker, StreamTV, Viewsonic and ZAGG.

More information about ShowStoppers at

About CTIA 2014:

Presented by CTIA–The Wireless Association®, the proven authority leading the mobile movement since 1984, CTIA 2014 will continue to illuminate the future by showcasing the leaders, ideas and experiences transforming our dynamic industry. With mobile technology at the forefront of all areas of business, CTIA 2014 is the year’s must attend event. Prepare for tomorrow. Get smarter. Think big.

  • 40,000 Qualified Professionals
  • 1,000 Exhibitors
  • 1,100 Media & Analysts
Full details online at

About the Telecom Council Investor Forum:

Our Investor Forum promotes investment opportunities to all telecom investors - from angels and venture capitalists who make financial investments to strategic corporate investors and carriers who may invest time, money, and/or resources in a company or its products and services. 

The Investor Forum generally gathers 25-40 telecom investors on the last Friday of each quarter to review 7-10 startups over a 5-hour meeting. Each startup gets 20 minutes to present their technology.
See an agenda from a previous Investor Forum meeting here.

About TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections:

TC3 is the only executive summit where you can meet 25 telcos, review 50 new technologies, learn about countless alternate paths to market, meet 8 award-winning startups, leverage many pre-arranged 1-on-1 meetings...all in 2 days, in an environment built to optimize networking.

Full details online at

About the SPIFFY Awards:

All early-stage companies who are invited to present at a Telecom Council meeting have been identified as a promising telecom company. From among these, some young companies stand out for their innovation, market opportunity or quantifiable interest among the Council's 25+ global Service Providers including AT&T, British Telecom, DOCOMO, France Telecom/Orange, Swisscom, Verizon, Vodafone and many other fixed and wireless carriers from Europe, Asia, and North and South America. At the SPIFFYs, we recognize, the best of the best.

More information about SPIFFYs, includingpast nominees and winners, at