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KlickEx one to keep an eye on

New Zealand's own KlickEx was one of six companies named most likely to succeed this week at the seventh annual Launch: Silicon Valley.

New Zealand's own KlickEx was one of six companies named most likely to succeed this week at the seventh annual Launch: Silicon Valley.

Thirty selected startups showcased products and services at the launch event.

Of those, the audience and a panel of Silicon Valley VCs and angels chose six winners in the following categories:

Life Science
Evena-Vein ID, EvenaMed.com

Mobile
Klickex, klickex.org

Next Generation Internet 1
Noodle, noodle.org

Next Generation Internet 2
SocialiQ, socialiqnetworks.com

Technology 1
Kiverdi, kiverdi.com

Technology 2
ZipZap, zipzapinc.com

The event was co-presented by SVForum, Garage Technology Ventures and Microsoft.

“At a time when everyone is asking ‘what next’, this year’s finalists and ‘most likely to proceed’ awardees from around the world demonstrated the innovation and promise that such great new startups bring to the market,” said Chris Gill, chief executive of SVForum.

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