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Utah Innovation Awards; v|100 Award; Best of State
SALT LAKE CITY, May 5, 2011- ContentWatch was honored multiple times this week with Russ Warner, CEO, being selected to the 2011 v|100 — vSpring Capital's annual top 100 venture entrepreneurs; ContentWatch's Net Nanny mobile Web filtering software was honored twice (Net Nanny for Android, and Net Nanny for iOS) Tuesday as finalists in the Consumer Software and Internet category of Stoel Rives' and Utah Technology Council's Ninth Annual Utah Innovation Awards; and ContentWatch received a Best of State Medal for Software Development/Publishers in the Science & Technology category of the 2011 Best of State.
"It is an honor to be recognized for our innovation by our peers in the community," said Russ Warner, CEO of ContentWatch. "Clearly, there is a need among concerned parents for mobile Internet filtering solutions as teens move away from traditional computers and use smartphones. ContentWatch has pursued a tradition of excellence for the past 10 years, and this is another step in our mission—to protect people from unwanted and objectionable digital content."
The Utah Innovation Awards recognize innovative Utah companies. The v|100 recognizes technology and biotech entrepreneurs among top CEO and CTO talent. vSpring Capital is a Salt Lake City-based early-stage venture capital firm. The Best of State recognizes companies who show ability at Excelling and Surpassing All Else.
Net Nanny for Android/iOS will be out in mid-2011.
ContentWatch's mobile product strategy includes the following:
ContentWatch has delivered Internet security solutions for consumers and businesses since 2001. In addition to content filtering, the mobile product strategy includes offering threat management and productivity tools for consumers, businesses, carriers and retail outlets.www.contentwatch.com.