Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 04, 2012
SyCara, a search and social media technology tool for SEO professionals, was selected as one of 25 semi-finalists for the 2012 Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) Innovation Challenge. The Arizona Innovation Challenge is the largest financial prize of its kind in the country, and plans to award over $1.5 million to six to 15 winners in May 2012.
The Arizona Innovation Challenge received over 300 applications and selected its 25 semi-finalists on a set of criteria including technology potential, marketing strategy, management team, and the potential for job and wealth creation in Arizona. Finalists will be announced in mid-April, and six to 15 winners will be selected in May with awards ranging from $100,000 to $250,000.
“We are thrilled to be selected as a semi-finalist in the Arizona Innovation Challenge,” said Dan Boberg, CEO of SyCara. “SyCara is honored to represent technology innovation and entrepreneurial growth in Arizona.”
SyCara represents a select number of semi-finalists in the information technology industry. Founded in 2010, SyCara’s advanced SEO tool provides industry-leading search and social media reporting, monitoring, and analysis capabilities to improve online marketing performance. SyCara recently launched ‘Social Insights’, providing one of the most robust search-social databases with information from over 180 million data sources. Based in Phoenix, AZ, SyCara has worked with international agencies and enterprise businesses to increase efficiency, improve ROI, and optimize web strategy.
The Arizona Innovation Challenge aims to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by supporting ventures in renewable energy and sustainability, bio and life sciences, electronics, information technologies, aerospace and defense and advanced manufacturing. Ventures receiving awards will be required to commercialize their technology solution and will be encouraged to partner with resources across Arizona.
SyCara has developed a technology tool for search engine optimization (SEO) and social media analysis that caters to agency and enterprise customers. The SyCara tool automates SEO management tasks and delivers actionable insights to guide search marketing professionals. SyCara provides a single SEO tool to simply and effectively accomplish workflow management, SEO monitoring, social media analysis, reporting and project management. Using SyCara's prioritized, actionable plans, SEO professionals are empowered to achieve a higher level of efficiency and ROI.
SyCara is based in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information about SyCara, go to http://www.sycara.com or call 855-479-2272.