Apriva to Sponsor TechCrunch’s Austin Meetup

Entrepreneurs, VCs and Tech Enthusiasts to Converge on June 10

Scottsdale, Ariz. June 9, 2014 — Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction and information solutions, today announced its sponsorship of the TechCrunch Meetup in Austin, Texas on June 10, 2014. In addition to sponsoring the main event, which includes a Pitch-Off between entrepreneurs, Apriva will also be sponsoring an exclusive, invite-only investor dinner featuring the venture capitalist judges of the competition at Second Bar + Kitchen on June 9.

The TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch-off in Austin will feature startup companies currently in stealth or private beta. Each company will have 60 seconds to pitch their startup to a panel of notable venture capitalists and TechCrunch editors with the winner receiving a table in Start Up Alley at an upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt event. The Pitch-Off will be followed by a networking event for all sponsors, participants, judges and TechCrunch editors.

WHO: Apriva participants will include Stacey Finley Tappin, senior vice president of sales and marketing communications for North America, and Brian Sadowski, senior vice president of information technology. In addition, the events will include TechCrunch editorial staff, venture capitalists, investors, entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts.

WHAT: TechCrunch Austin Meetup and Pitch-off competition. Tickets to the event can be purchased from the TechCrunch website: http://techcrunch.com/events/austin-meetup-2014/tickets/. Please note this event is for participants 21 and older only.

WHEN: June 10, 2014 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT). The Pitch-Off will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the networking event will begin promptly at 8:15 p.m.

WHERE: Palm Door – 508 E 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701

About Apriva

Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities, and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Systems (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, visit www.apriva.com.

Apriva Contacts:
Robin Rotz
480 421-1275

Lisette Rauwendaal
McGrath Power
(408) 200-3773