Multiplied Media Corporation
TSX VENTURE : MMC

Multiplied Media Corporation

September 21, 2010 09:00 ET

Multiplied Media's Poynt Local Search Honoured by TechRev Innovators 2010

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 21, 2010) - Multiplied Media Corporation (TSX VENTURE:MMC) ("Multiplied" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile local search services, is pleased to announce that their Poynt Local Search application has been recognized by TechRev Innovators 2010.

Poynt was selected along with nine other companies recognized from an impressive 304 companies nominated. TechRev is an initiative funded by Calgary Technologies Inc. with a mandate to increase awareness of, and investment activity in, the technology sector in the Calgary region.

The selection process concluded with companies evaluated on a number of elements including those relating to financial performance, operational growth, and market viability.

"It is a special honor to be recognized for such a major award in our own backyard," said Andrew Osis, CEO, Multiplied Media. "To be recognized for your work on an international scale is one thing however, to be recognized at home for contributions within the local tech community is a real moment of pride for our entire team."

"Calgary has a well-deserved reputation for innovation and its technology sector is buzzing with vibrant companies that are releasing world-class products, expanding into international markets, and attracting top talent from around the world," said Dr. Tom Keenan, FCIPS, I.S.P.; Professor, Faculty of Environmental Design; University of Calgary and TechRev Advisor. "TechRev allows us to showcase our tech stars and inspire the entrepreneurs who are building the hot companies of tomorrow, right here in Calgary."

Poynt is a convenient and timesaving GPS-enabled application that connects consumers to local businesses, retailers, people, restaurants and movie theaters at the moment they want to buy or acquire products or services. Poynt delivers inspiration to transaction in an easy to use, on-the-go tool that gives consumers the ability to move beyond discovery of their local area to view movie trailers, showtimes and buy tickets, read reviews and book dining reservations, view directions on a map, click-to-call the business or browse websites.

Poynt is available as a free download for BlackBerry® smartphone users on BlackBerry App World™ or via Over the Air download at m.poynt.com to users in Canada, the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, France and Spain. Poynt is also available to iPhone and iPod Touch users in Canada and the United States from Apple's App Store, and for Android devices in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom on the Android Market.

About Multiplied Media Corporation

Multiplied Media (www.multiplied.com) develops and operates mobile applications that enhance the consumers' ability to connect with the people and businesses most important to them. Their multi-award-winning application Poynt (www.poynt.com) is a mobile local search service available over BlackBerry smartphones, iPhone and iPod Touch as well as Android devices. Through agreements with directory and vertical content providers in Canada, the United States and Europe, Poynt simplifies finding and connecting with businesses, retailers and events wherever and whenever it is most convenient for the consumer. The MyInboxNow offering enables low-end feature phones to behave like smartphones for email access. MyInboxNow is available to mobile operators as a private label solution. Headquartered in Calgary, AB, Canada, Multiplied Media trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol MMC.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • FortyThree PR, Inc for Multiplied Media Corporation
    Evie Smith
    831-401-3175
    poynt(at)43pr.com