Keyssa Honored as Gold Stevie® Winner in 2016 American Business Awards™

Santa Clara, Calif. – May 4, 2016 Keyssa, a leader in high-speed, contactless connectivity, today announced that it has been named a Gold Stevie® Award winner in the Hardware – Computer, Semiconductor or Other Electronic Component category in the 14th annual American Business Awards.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

“It’s an honor that Keyssa has been selected as a Gold winner in the Hardware category,” said Eric Almgren, CEO of Keyssa. “We view Kiss Connectivity to be truly disruptive and fundamentally change the way products are designed. We’re pleased to receive such favorable recognition for this achievement.”

Kiss Connectors are tiny, low-power, solid-state, connectors that securely move huge files between devices. With Kiss Connectivity, Keyssa has unleashed a new era that will change the way devices communicate and free engineers to design devices in entirely new ways.

“The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at


About Keyssa
Founded in 2009, Keyssa, Inc. developed its breakthrough Kiss Connectivity solution, based on a proprietary solid state connector that uses Extremely High Frequencies (EHF) to provide low-power, high-speed data transfer – securely and simply. With over 150 patent filings, Keyssa reinvented the connector. Managed by an experienced team of multidisciplinary technologists and standards experts, Keyssa is backed by investors including Alsop Louie, Dolby Family Ventures, Foxconn, SK Hynix, Intel Capital, Nantworks, Neuberger Berman, and Samsung.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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Media Contact:
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Finn Partners for Keyssa
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Keyssa Company Contact:
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VP Strategic Solutions
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