November 28, 2007 08:07 ET

BLUEROADS Wins Entrepreneurs Foundation "Rookie of the Year" Award

Company Honored for Giving Back to the Community

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - November 28, 2007) - BLUEROADS, the leading provider of Partner Opportunity Management (POM) solutions for medium-to-large enterprises, today announced that it has received the "Rookie of the Year" Award from the Entrepreneurs Foundation. The "Rookie of the Year" Award is given to a company who has joined EF within the last eighteen months and has done an outstanding job at creating a philanthropic and sustainable program for both the company and the community.

"We are delighted to be honored with this prestigious award," commented CEO of BLUEROADS Shinya Akamine. "As a business, BLUEROADS is committed to improving channel partner performance but as successful professionals, we need to give back to the community and provide more opportunities to those less fortunate than ourselves."

BLUEROADS Corporation has had strong community impact in just a few short years. As a team, they've painted a Boys & Girls Club, adopted families through Shelter Network, raised money for needy children in India, and donated blood. They have created a long-term partnership with a local school helping to sponsor field trips, donate supplies to teachers and students. In a little less than two years, BLUEROADS has contributed cash, in-kind donations, and volunteer hours in community benefit.

Entrepreneurs Foundation's community involvement awards are given annually to firms and companies within the network that best represent the mission of the Entrepreneurs Foundation: to engage high growth companies in corporate citizenship and philanthropic efforts so that new and leveraged resources are generated for community benefit.

About Entrepreneurs Foundation

Entrepreneurs Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging high growth companies in corporate citizenship and philanthropic efforts so that new and leveraged resources are generated for community benefit. Since inception, Entrepreneurs Foundation's 150 participating companies have created corporate philanthropic foundations and community programs that are making a positive impact in the social sector. To date, EF and its participating companies have engaged 10,000 employees who have contributed more than $5 million to support 140+ non profit and social benefit organizations, worldwide. For more information about Entrepreneurs Foundation, visit


BLUEROADS Corporation delivers proven enterprise Partner Opportunity Management solutions that help organizations with complex, multi-dimensional channels market and sell more effectively. Customers like Avaya, Polycom and Juniper depend on BLUEROADS' unique closed-loop system which empowers individual partner representatives to actively participate in sales and marketing processes. BLUEROADS strengthens the bond between vendors and their partners, achieving the mutually beneficial goals of increased conversion rates, revenue and market share. BLUEROADS is headquartered in San Mateo, California and is financed by ArrowPath Venture Capital, Cardinal Venture Capital, El Dorado Ventures, and the Halo Fund. For more information, please visit

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