Web of Trust was named the winner of the InnoFinland 2010 regional contest. Through the regional award WOT now continues to the national InnoFinland contest in December. Forty-eight companies took part in the regional contest.
Each year, InnoFinland awards the highly valued national InnoFinland Prizes of the President of the Republic, to Finnish businesses, organizations or persons whose ideas, inventions or innovations have significantly promoted business activities, entrepreneurship in general and the introduction of innovations to the market. The award will be presented by President of the Republic Tarja Halonen. The regional InnoFinland award was handed over to WOT CEO Vesa Perälä by Minister of Labour Anni Sinnemäki.
Users as the sources for innovations
This year the contest was concentrated on users as the sources for innovations.
“Web of Trust is all about users,” states WOT CEO Vesa Perälä. “Users can spot online threats that automated technology can’t, and therefore users make WOT unique.”
Thank you for contributing to WOT, this award is shared with you all!