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QWASI Wins Most Innovative Technology Award from Inman News

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QWASI (formerly CellSigns, Inc.) Wins Most Innovative Technology Award from Inman News for Mobile Search and Property Marketing

PHILADELPHIA – July 28, 2006 – QWASI (formerly CellSigns, Inc.) won Inman News’ prestigious 2006 Innovator Award for the Most Innovative Technology at Inman News’ Real Estate Connect San Francisco 2006 conference. Bradley Inman, founder and publisher of Inman News, presented the award. CellSigns (now QWASI) is the real estate industry’s only interactive lead generation system that empowers buyers to receive property information via text messaging and qualifies leads for agents.

“In today’s economy, innovation determines success,” said Bradley Inman, founder and publisher of Inman News. “In the view of myself and my editorial board, CellSigns (now QWASI) has earned this award by finding new ways to succeed.”

“We are both excited and humbled to receive this coveted award. We’ve built a product suite of solutions for brokers and agents focused on taking the customer experience mobile. This is just the beginning of the revolution in real estate and we’re leading the charge,” said Dave Geipel and Mark Ford, co-founders of CellSigns (now QWASI).

Launched in 1997, the Inman News Innovator Awards recognizes enterprises that have demonstrated extraordinary levels of innovation in technology and enhance real estate transactions for consumers, positively impact the real estate industry, and redefine key business models within the market. Additionally, one individual who embodies the spirit of innovation in real estate is honored each year.

Winners from prior years include Google Earth, Century21 ClickIt, RealLiving,,, NY Times Real Estate, Metrocities Mortgage, Cendant LeadRouter, Fidelity PHD, E*TRADE, E-LOAN, Lending Tree, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation, and many more.

About Real Estate Connect

Real Estate Connect ( is the premier real estate technology conference and attracts the industry’s most influential decision makers, opinion leaders and technology experts into an active forum for discussion and debate. Connect LUX: Luxury Home Marketing in the Internet Age is scheduled for October 15-17, 2006 at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami.

About Inman News

Real Estate Connect is organized and produced by Inman News (, the nation’s leading independent real estate news service and content provider. Inman’s clients and partners include 50,000+ Web sites and 250+ U.S. newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Washington Post, Denver Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Google, The Wall Street Journal Online, CBS MarketWatch, and many more.


QWASI INNOVATION LABS is a SaaS company working with leading brands to innovate the customer journey using real time data. At the heart of QWASI’s offering is the desire to create remarkable customer experiences, leading to increased brand loyalty, higher retention rates, more effective customer service throughout the customer lifecycle.