AlwaysOn selected Austin-based Phunware as one of its OnHollywood 100 winners.
The list recognizes disruptive technology in the entertainment industry.
AlwaysOn selected Phunware and the other winners based on their innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
The Austin startup was honored at AlwayOn’s sixth annual OnHollywood event on Oct. 29 and 30th at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, Calif.
All of the winners are creating new digital tools for the entertainment industry.
A full list of all the AlwaysOn OnHollywood 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website.
“We are extremely humbled and honored to receive the OnHollywood 100 award on behalf of our employees and shareholders,” Alan Knitowski, Founder and CEO of Phunware said in a news statement. “Not only were we the only company recognized from the great state of Texas, but we were also only one of only eight mobile companies recognized globally as well. We are likely the largest mobile company in the world that most people have not yet heard of, but we expect that this award and recognition will go a long way in changing that in the near future.”
Phunware customers include the NFL, NASCAR, CBS, NBC Universal, ESPN, Univision, Demand Media, Qualcomm, Samsung, HomeAway, McDonald’s, Turner and Discovery among others.
Phunware is a mobile as a service company that provides a platform to brands to engage, manage and make money from mobile users.