San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013
Citelighter, the company responsible for the intuitive and easy to use fully automated research and citation tool, recently won the Educator’s Choice Award at the annual Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Innovation Incubator Awards in San Francisco.
The Software & Information Industry Association is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. Last week SIIA recognized four education technology solutions with five key awards for their originality, innovation, and industry promise.
During SIIA’s bi-annual Innovation Incubator Program, held in connection with the SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit, Citelighter earned the Educator’s Choice Award based on votes from educators across the country. Other award categories included Most Innovative and Most Likely to Succeed. On top of its win as Educator’s Choice, Citelighter was voted runner-up for Most Innovative.
Contestants were assessed for the Innovation Incubator Program on a broad range of criteria, including the education focus, end-user impact, market need for the innovation, representation of K-12/postsecondary market levels, and the level of originality and innovation. Ten finalists were selected for the program
"It’s truly rewarding when such an influential group of innovative minds, like the educators at the SIIA Innovation Summit, find value and see potential in your ideas," said Saad Alam, Citelighter’s Co-Founder and CEO.
Citelighter was the only company to come away with two accolades (1st place and 2nd place) in the competition.
Citelighter is an online outlet for research, writing and data aggregation. Using its intuitive Internet platform, users can quickly capture information, find and record facts, synthesize and write, automatically cite sources and generate corresponding bibliographic information. The company makes tools for students, teachers, and administrators and is currently being used in more than 1,500 schools worldwide.
Visit http://www.citelighter.com for more information or email the company at team(at)citelighter(dot)com.