Startups Selected For Siemer WaveMaker Awards

Five startups have been named winners at the Siemer Summit, the tech confab which has been being held in Santa Monica for the past couple of days by local investment banking company and investor Siemer Ventures, highlighting some of the top startups in the region. The winners--who were announced Thursday evening at an awards event which was the culmination of the two day conference--were Silver Push (Hang Ten Award); Ninja Metrics (Impact Zone); Omaze (Party Wave); Epoxy (Point Break Award); ShipHawk (Sand Dollar) and Gsound (Switch Foot Award). The overall, top winner in the event was ShipHawk, which offers up a Kayak-like online service to help people ship everything from furniture to vintage military tanks. TrueCar's Scott Painter was also honored as part of the awards.