Mountain View, Calif. – May 22, 2013 – Couchbase, Inc., a leader in NoSQL database technology and the company behind the Couchbase open source project, announced today that it has been named Winner of 2013 TiE50 “Top Startup” Award at TiEcon 2013, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. Couchbase was amongst 50 winners honored on Saturday, May 18 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
“Today’s new applications are accessed 24×365 by millions of web and mobile users and must support a growing variety, volume and velocity of data. Traditional database technologies are hard pressed to keep up with the demands of these applications, ” said Bob Wiederhold, Couchbase CEO. “As a NoSQL document database, Couchbase serves the rising tide of users who want to easily develop interactive web and mobile apps and run them reliably at scale. We are thrilled to be recognized as a TiE50 award winner for our innovation and entrepreneurship.”
Speaking to a global audience at the awards ceremony during TiEcon 2013, the conference Chairman and President of TiE Silicon Valley, Mr. Venkatesh Shukla said that “the TiE50 program screened 1142 companies from 24 countries and 50 best-of-breed companies were announced winners.”
“Over the past four years, the TiE50 program gained global acclaim attracting startups from all over the world. TiE50 as a brand has gained much recognition amongst the VC and Angel communities – particularly in the Silicon Valley. About 110 finalists and winners had successful exits,” said Program Chair Ram K. Reddy.
TiE50 is TiE Silicon Valley’s premier annual awards program keenly contested by thousands of technology startups worldwide. Awards are announced at TiEcon, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. TiE is a global, not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship. TiE provides a platform for mentoring, networking and education for technology entrepreneurs worldwide. Our global network of 54 chapters located in most major North American, Asian and European countries and cities with more than 14,000 members across 13 countries.