GetGoals Selected as a Finalist Presenter at 2nd Annual Statewide Sierra Nevada Innovation Challenge on June 27

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GetGoals has been selected to compete among 50 finalist companies from throughout California vying for a GLOBE award as the 2013 Most Innovative New Product in non-metro California. A GLOBE Award will be presented in each of five industry categories, including Food and Ag, Web and Information Technology, Cleantech, Manufacturing, and Healthcare.

The Sierra Nevada Innovation Challenge is the only statewide Most Innovative Product Competition focused principally on California businesses located outside of San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and San Diego. Each finalist is charged with demonstrating in a 6-minute presentation format how their new product will change the world, an industry, people’s lives or the environment in a positive, meaningful way. Over 70 industry experts from throughout California will be on-site serving as judges including CEOs, media representatives, angel investors, venture capitalists, university and government officials and corporate executives.

According to Innovate North State Managing Director Jon Gregory, who serves as the Executive Producer of the event, “the Sierra Nevada Innovation Challenge represents a once-a-year hotbed of the best innovation occurring in emerging markets of California.” He continued, “We were impressed with GetGoals’ game-changing innovation and are honored to have the company compete as one of the finalists based on their solution to people’s need to effectively achieve goals and ultimate productivity to choose, create and live their best lives.”

“We are honored to share GetGoals with the prestigious Sierra Nevada Innovate Challenge audience and compete for the 2013 Most Innovative New Product. GetGoals’ vision is to empower every internet-connected individual on the planet to live their best lives via achieving goals and building desired habits” says Founder and CEO Katie Elizabeth.

ABOUT GetGoals
GetGoals’ mission is to empower people to create positive change in their lives via achieving goals and actualizing desired habits. The mobile and web platform supports the structure and motivation that allows users to most effectively pursue their best selves and ultimate productivity. The proprietary technology combines behavioral science, gamification and social connectivity to ignite and sustain motivation within a framework that is customized to each individual’s success style.

ABOUT INNOVATE NORTH STATE
Innovate North State (http://www.innovate-northstate.com) – a public/private partnership driven by CEOs of leading California North State businesses – was established in early 2012. Innovate North State's goal is to assist the region’s most innovative companies who have the largest growth potential garner a larger share of their national and global markets resulting in a more vibrant regional economy. It focuses on 5 key industry sectors: Sustainable Agriculture and Food; Manufacturing and Consumer Products; Cleantech and Environmental; Web, Mobile, and IT; and Healthcare and Medical Technology. With the mantra of “connecting to compete” Innovate North State’s strategy involves helping innovative companies connect with each other and also to vital resources located outside the region, making the North State the most economically competitive non-metropolitan region in the U.S. by 2017.

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