Gazaro announced today that it has been named a finalist for the 2011 TiE50 Awards, Silicon Valley’s premier awards program contested by thousands of technology startups worldwide. The short-listing as a finalist for TiE50 comes only weeks after Gazaro was named by the Branham Group as a Top 25 ICT Up and Comer, which recognizes leaders in technology innovation.
Gazaro’s cloud-based Price Intelligence Platfom™ comprises one of the world’s largest and most accurate databases of retail pricing, covering hundreds of millions of price points across millions of products. Gazaro’s Data-as-a-Service offerings help retailers optimize pricing and increase sales, margins and customer loyalty with real-time competitive price intelligence and analytics. Gazaro’s deal-finding service saves consumers time and money and increases their peace of mind, with innovative services such as DealScore, PriceHistory, Coupons and Gazaro’s patent-pending price protection service.
“We are honored to have been short-listed as a finalist for the 2011 TiE50 Awards, so soon after being recognized by Branham Group as a Top 25 ICT Up and Comer,” said Alexander Rink, CEO of Gazaro. “We are building momentum in our efforts to commercialize Data-as-a-Service Price Intelligence and Analytics, and we are seeing real-world validation as to how our offerings help retailers and manufacturers optimize their pricing decisions to increase profits.”
This year, the TiE50 Awards Program is recognizing the top technology startups from the following segments: Internet (including Social Networking), Energy (including Cleantech), Wireless/Mobile, Software (including Cloud Computing), and Life Sciences. Gazaro is nominated under the Internet segment. The public and technology enthusiast alike can vote for their favorite companies in each segment.
TiE50 (tie50.net) is TiE Silicon Valley’s premier annual awards program keenly contested by thousands of technology startups worldwide. TiE is a global, not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship. TiE provides a platform for mentoring, networking & education, to entrepreneurs with over 14,000 members in 54 chapters across 13 countries. TiE50 track record since inception in May 2009 shows that 94% of the winners and finalists have been funded, attracting over $20 Billion in investments! 42 companies have been acquired, merged or went public.
Gazaro delivers price transparency for consumers and retailers by tracking, analyzing, and reporting on hundreds of millions of prices across milions of products. Shoppers save time and money by using Gazaro DealScore™, PriceHistory™, and PriceProtect™ to find and get notified of great deals and coupons on products they want to buy. Gazaro’s real-time price intelligence and analytics suite helps retailers optimize pricing and product mix to increase sales, profits and customer loyalty.