Bitcentral, Inc. named as finalist among 20th OC Tech Alliance High-Tech Innovation Awards

Aug 06 2013

Winners will be announced at a gala awards dinner on Oct. 15, recognizing rising stars and established luminaries among the Orange County tech community.

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – August 6, 2013 – Bitcentral, Inc. has been named as a finalist in the Outstanding Product Innovation (Software) category of the Orange County Technology Alliance annual High-Tech Innovation Awards for its Oasis.

Now in its 20th year, this premier awards program event celebrates achievement among the regional tech industry by honoring local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County. OC Tech Alliance will announce all winners at a gala dinner on Oct. 15, 2013, at the Hilton Costa Mesa.

“We are honored to have been selected as a finalist for this prestigious award,” said Fred Fourcher, CEO, Bitcentral, Inc. “Oasis being recognized by the OC Tech Alliance is a validation of our innovative technology being used in media markets across the country. Today, our technology helps enable broadcasters to serve some 85-million households with a broader array of news and information than ever before. I am very proud of our OC-based team for helping lead dramatic change in our industry.” “We received nominations from all of Orange County’s most important technology companies,” said Sigmund Fidyke III, president, Custom Software, and High-Tech Innovation Awards Judging Committee Chair. “We congratulate Bitcentral, Inc. for ascending to the finalist ranks. This region boasts many noteworthy companies that continue to influence technology development throughout the rest of the world, and we’re excited to help highlight them.” In addition to the product awards, OC Tech Alliance will recognize excellence among chief executives leading Orange County-based tech companies as well as local tech companies innovating in the areas of product development, financial accountability and industry leadership.

OC Tech Alliance also will celebrate educators and students for their innovative use of science, math and technology in the classroom and the community in conjunction with Project Tomorrow. The organization is the nation’s leading education nonprofit group focused on preparing today’s students to be tomorrow’s innovators. About Orange County Technology Alliance Orange County Technology Alliance is a 501(c)6 nonprofit trade association committed to fast-forwarding the local innovation economy. It is the successor organization to the Orange County Council of TechAmerica and AeA. It is the only technology association addressing the needs of small-to-midsize technology companies and their leaders based in Orange County, Calif. The alliance serves members through local networking, professional development, state and federal advocacy, savings on business services and industry recognition. To learn more about membership, contact OC Tech Alliance at or Follow alliance activities on Twitter at


Media Contacts:
Cara Stewart
Remarx Media for OC Tech Alliance

Shannon Dwyer
Bitcentral, Inc.