Urjanet Named a TAG Top 10 Innovative Technology Company

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Urjanet achieves recognition by Technology Association of Georgia as One of the State’s “Best of the Best” for Innovation and Contributions to Georgia’s Technology Community

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Their innovations will continue to have a significant impact for many years to come.

Urjanet today announced that the company was selected by The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, as one of its Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2016 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 17, 2016, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

The “Top 10” most innovative technology companies are chosen from among TAG’s "Top 40" 2016 list and were chosen based on a number of criteria, including: degree of innovation; scope and financial impact of innovation; likelihood of success; and promotion of Georgia's innovative efforts nationally and internationally.

"The Top 10 awards are given to an elite group of companies whose products and solutions are not only changing their respective industries, they are also putting Georgia on the map as a state where technology innovation can thrive," said Tino Mantella, President & CEO of TAG. "We applaud each of these companies for standing out as leaders in Georgia's technology community and look forward to showcasing them at our annual Georgia Technology Summit."

"The competition for Top 10 recognition was so fierce that, for the first time, we had no choice but to select 11 winners!" said Dennis Zakas, a partner and founder of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, CEO of zinc., and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. “These companies, which represent a number of verticals, demonstrate the strength of Georgia's technology industry. Their innovations will continue to have a significant impact for many years to come."

For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit http://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit and follow the conversation on Twitter through #TAGGTS & #GTS16.

Urjanet’s award-winning cloud-based utility data platform allows large commercial organizations to gain unprecedented insight into their energy consumption and spend, providing a level of detail and accuracy previously thought unattainable, to satisfy the complex requirements of multisite businesses trying to manage energy use and attain sustainability goals. Urjanet’s platform utilizes an advanced semantic database and processing architecture to intelligently collect and aggregate terabytes of data from thousands of utilities across the world. The leading energy and sustainability solutions providers rely on data provided by Urjanet to power their applications.

“Recognizing Urjanet as one of the most innovative companies in Georgia is further proof that we are the world’s Utility Data Standard,” said Sanjoy Malik, Urjanet's CEO. “As we continue to attract and retain top talent from Georgia and beyond, we’re excited about the further development of our technology and its significant environmental and economic benefits for leading organizations around the world.”

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah.

TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org.

Urjanet’s mission is to provide the world with easy access to automated utility data. Our cloud-based platform connects directly to utilities to seamlessly acquire and normalize disparate utility bill and interval data. The processed data is delivered directly to industry-leading business applications.

Public and private organizations across the world use Urjanet data to achieve sustainability goals and reduce energy consumption and cost. Urjanet is rapidly becoming the global standard for utility data and powers applications from the leading energy and sustainability solutions providers.

Urjanet is a privately-held company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit http://www.urjanet.com.

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