OneEvent Technologies, a local software company that specializes in predictive security technology, beat out five other companies for the inaugural Most Innovative Company award.

This award was presented by the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce this week as part of its Nex7 Stage event, which brought together innovative companies that made it through previous rounds of voting at the chamber’s nexxpo event in August. The audience decided the winner by texting in votes after the presentations were finished.

The event, which took place at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, featured presentations highlighting companies’ backgrounds, missions and innovative ideas.

“I’m very proud to be making a difference here in Madison and the world,” said Kurt Wedig, founder and CEO of OneEvent Technologies, as he held the microphone-shaped award. Read the full story here.