Purple Forge is… award winning!

Purple Forge has done very well since our launch,  we have won international recognition and awards, including:

  • American Association of Political Consultants – Gold Pollie Award for Best Use of Mobile Technology in a Campaign 2010
  • Start Up to Watch – 2010
  • Aristotle Campaign Dream Team – Top Mobile Campaigner 2010
  • CATA Ericsson Award for Outstanding Product Achievement (Content and Application Mobility Industry) 2011
  • Aristotleʼs 2011 Global Campaign Dream Team
  • Six Pollie Awards at the annual American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) awards 2011
  • Digital Alberta Government 2.0 Award 2011

Pretty cool stuff!

Here are some pics of John Craig at some award ceremonies:

Digital Alberta Government 2.0
CATA Ericsson Award for Outstanding Product Achievement (Content and Application Mobility Industry)
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Purple Forge is a Finalist for 2011 OCRI and Exploriem Bootstrap Awards

Purple Forge is a proud finalist for the following 2011 OCRI Awards:

  • Most Promising Startup
  • Next Generation Executive  – John Craig, VP Sales and Marketing

Purple Forge is also a proud finalist for the following Exploriem Bootstrap Awards:

  • Most Innovative Source Bootstrap Capital
  • Fastest Growing Startup (Last Three Years)

UI/UX Design Patterns

Came across these links to UI/UX design patterns in a LinkedIn discussion thread – some good references for others that are interested in this sort of stuff:

 

The Top Entrepreneur Organizations in Ottawa

If  you are an entrepreneur in the Ottawa region working on launching or growing your start-up, the following organizations have the most to offer:

  • The Ottawa Network – Networking events – connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and suppliers – membership fee (negligible) and per-event fees (negligible)
  • TiE – Educational and networking events focused on wealth creation – membership fee and per-event fees
  • Lead to Win – Education and support in growing your company (introductions, advice) – all free
  • CLD – Support in growing your company (grants, loans)
  • IRAP – Support in growing your company (grants, advice, introductions)
  • The Code Factory – Incubator space (inexpensive) and networking events/workshops (usually free)

Mobile App Companies in the Ottawa Region

UPDATED: go here https://purplejunction.com/2012/08/25/updated-mobile-companies-in-ottawa/

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There has been a lot of interest in the mobile app development cluster in Ottawa.  I recently took an  inventory of companies in Ottawa who were developing mobile apps or mobile related software.  The current list of companies I found is below:

If anyone has others to add please drop me a note at brian@purpleforge.com, or add to the comment thread for this posting.  I will keep this list up-to-date.

Looking for a job at a great mobile app company?  Send your resume to careers@purpleforge.com.

Older versions of this post:

https://purplejunction.com/2010/07/17/mobile-app-companies-in-the-ottawa-region/