Groundbreaking Social Shopping and Retail Navigation Service To Participate in Leading Venture Conference
ST. LOUIS and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ — aisle411, the premiere mobile retail navigation service that helps shoppers find what they are looking for and get rewarded for it, today announced that it is among 12 companies that have been chosen to present to investors and industry executives at Investorfest Media’s MobiTechFest 2010 conference at the Microsoft Conference Center in San Francisco, Calif. on Sept. 20, 2010.
aisle411 enables anyone with a mobile phone to find products and promotions quickly and easily in retail stores. With sophisticated interactive voice technology or dynamic SMS text messaging, and a forthcoming iPhone application and Mobile Web support, aisle411 offers a unique in-store search and comprehensive mobile retail shopping solution.
“With more shoppers embracing mobile technology to streamline everything from building shopping lists and finding product reviews, to navigating retail environments, our unprecedented solution is advancing the way consumers interact with retailers, advertisers and brands,” said Nathan Pettyjohn, CEO, aisle411. “As we continue to build momentum towards our mobile web and iPhone app launch this fall, we are delighted to be selected to participate in this premier investor conference.”
More than 120 of the mobility industry’s top investors, innovators and executives will attend the conference. The event focuses on bringing together professionals from related disciplines to showcase the most promising innovations from the mobile and WiFi communications industry to a group of leading investors. Investor firms that have confirmed attendance include: Artiman Ventures, Band of Angels, Blumberg Capital, Garage Technology Ventures, GlobeSpan Capital, Granite Ventures, Intel Capital, Javelin Venture Partners, Keiretsu Forum, Matrix Partners, Motorola Ventures, North Bay Angels, Opus Capital, Palomar Ventures, Sandhill Angels, Scale Venture Partners, Sierra Ventures, Storm Ventures, TIE Angels, Trinity Ventures, Venrock Capital and Vodafone Ventures.
“We are very impressed with both the number and quality of submissions we received for MobiTechFest Americas. This is a showcase of the latest technology being developed in the mobility industry, and the event is a must-attend for innovators and the top investors in the field,” said Investorfest Media founder Gopan Madathil. “We are pleased to select aisle411 from a list of more than 60 companies that submitted to present at this exclusive mobile industry focused venture conference.”
Founded in 2008, aisle411 was first to market with a product search service using retail product location information to help consumers save time and money. aisle411 provides comprehensive product information to consumers via voice and text technologies with support for an iPhone App, Mobile Web and Interactive Voice coming this fall. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, this innovative market leader is positioned for rapid growth across retail locations in the U.S. and internationally.
About LifeScienceFest and Investorfest
MobiTechFest™ is a part of the Investorfest™ series of events produced by Investorfest Media, a leading producer of early stage venture conferences focused on the mobile/wireless and life sciences industries. Since the organization’s first conference inAugust 2006, more than 80 companies have been featured and 64 of them went on to raise more than US$250 million in funding. For more information and to register for MobiTechFest Americas 2010, visit http://www.mobitechfest.com.