Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2013
SceneTap, a Chicago-based data technology company that provides hospitality and nightlife businesses with real-time consumer behavior insights, has been named a finalist for the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center’s (CEC) Chicago’s Coolest Startup Award. SceneTap has also been recognized as a finalist and People’s Choice Award contender for the Chicago Innovation Awards and made the shortlist for this year’s Appsters Awards in the Best App Technology category.
As one of more than 200 startups nominated for Chicago’s Coolest Startup award, SceneTap is now one of three startups that will present onstage in front of 1,000 people at the Momentum Awards on October 2 in Chicago. SceneTap was named a finalist after an initial cut by judges, a round of public voting and a pitch contest in front of a panel of judges and live audience.
Recognized as a top 100 finalist for the Chicago Innovation Award, SceneTap is also a contender for the People’s Choice Award. Chicago Innovation Award winners will be announced at the 12th annual awards ceremony on October 30 in Chicago.
In addition to the Chicago-based awards, SceneTap has been shortlisted as a finalist for the international Appsters Awards in the category of Best App Technology. The Appsters Awards, held in conjunction with the Apps World event, will announce winners on October 22 in London.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by organizations such as the CEC, the Chicago Innovation Awards and the Appsters,” said Andrew Nieman, Director of Business Development at SceneTap. “With so much talent and innovation in this city and around the world, we’re proud to be recognized as a startup at the forefront of that scene. These distinctions showcase the capabilities of our technology and highlight the tremendous progress SceneTap has made over the past year.”
SceneTap is a data technology company that provides real-time foot traffic and demographic analytics for businesses in the nightlife, hospitality, retail, real estate and entertainment industries. Its website and mobile applications provide consumers with real-time information related to nightlife establishments in a given city, including how many people are at a venue, the male-to-female ratio and the average age of everyone inside. Since launching in July 2011, SceneTap has acquired more than 350,000 users and showcases more than 70 Chicago bars and more than 40 St. Louis bars. The company will soon feature Boston nightlife. To explore all that SceneTap has to offer, visit scenetap.com or download the free iOS or Android application.