Who We are
Cloud4Wi offers Volare, the industry’s leading services platform for next-gen guest Wi-Fi. With Volare, large retail chains, restaurant chains, transportation hubs and shopping centers build their brands by leveraging their existing Wi-Fi networks to provide superior on-site mobile experiences, while gaining valuable customer insights.
Volare’s open, cloud-based platform is distributed through channel partners and connects more than 55 million mobile users across 15,000 locations in more than 80 countries. Customers include Armani, Burger King, Bulgari, Clarks Shoes, Olive Garden, Prada, and Telecom Italia.
The company is based in San Francisco and has offices in London, Paris, Milan, Pisa and Manila.
Opus Capital Ventures was formed by a team with a long history of successful investing and operating experience. The primary focus of Opus Capital Ventures is early-stage funding of technology companies. With each company in the Opus Capital profile, they work to accelerate growth – helping entrepreneurs build strong, sustainable enterprises. Opus Capital achieves this by facilitating key relationships, providing access to critical resources and giving counsel on strategy, finance and operations.
United Ventures is a venture capital firm aiming at shaking up digital entrepreneurship on a global scale by spotting and supporting disruptive innovations in the Italian digital technology industry and turning them into international businesses through a proactive investment process. United Ventures is managed by a team of experienced partners with strong track records in venture investing, entrepreneurship and management. The firm’s portfolio includes 20lines, Halldis, LOVETheSIGN and MoneyFarm.
Future of Privacy Forum
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is a Washington, DC based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices. The forum includes an advisory board comprised of leading figures from industry, academia, law and advocacy groups. They facilitate discussions with privacy advocates, industry leaders, regulators, legislators and international representatives, to inform their Advisory Board and their organizations and to exchange views.
National Retail Federation
NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. Their mission is to advance the interests of the retail industry through advocacy, communications and education.
Retail Institute Italy
Retail Institute Italy is a progressive industry association, promoting best practices dedicated to enhancing the total shopper experience. Retail Institute Italy publishes research, organizes conferences, industry awards, training seminars and best practice programs to benefit the organization members who include retailers, brands, agencies and manufacturers.
Wireless Broadband Alliance
Founded in 2003, the aim of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) is to secure an outstanding user experience through the global deployment of next generation Wi-Fi. In order to make this a reality, the WBA is currently championing various initiatives in the Wi-Fi ecosystem including Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) trials, Wi-Fi Roaming and its Interoperability Compliance Program (ICP).