Convergent Telecom Inc. Receives FEDDEV Funding to Help Launch
MileageGeniePro and FormsGeniePro for BlackBerry
Convergent Telecom Inc. today announced that the company has been approved for Federal
Government Funding to help the company further develop their emerging BlackBerry Application
Software Practice across North America.
St. Catharines, Ontario (PRWEB) May 9, 2010 -- Convergent Telecom Inc. today announced that the company
has been approved for Federal Government Funding to help the company further develop their emerging
BlackBerry Application Software Practice across North America.
"This funding will accelerate our timelines to help us meet our goal of becoming a leading Mobile Application
developer and reseller of business productivity software," said Roland Bissell, President of Convergent Telecom.
"We are the exclusive Distributor for MileageGeniePro and FormsGeniePro for BlackBerry, two new 'Software as
a Service' solutions for business customers across North America. The funding will help us grow our business
locally, while also allowing us to extend our online presence globally," reported Bissell.
St. Catharines Member of Parliament Rick Dykstra reported "we are very pleased to announce that Convergent
Telecom Inc. will receive a boost from the federal government, through the Community Adjustment Fund, to help
the company introduce new software for Blackberry users across North America. Companies like Convergent are
wonderful examples of the types of knowledge based industries our community needs to have going forward,"
said Dykstra. "Our government recognizes this and is proud to support their innovation and growth"
About MileageGeniePro - MileageGeniePro tracks time, travel and incidental expenses throughout the day by
using BlackBerry GPS and the MileageGenie client software on your BlackBerry Smart Phone. Users set up the
time of day and day of week they want to track their travel (for example: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM weekdays) and
MileageGenie sends the location tracking informat