ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, today announced Synthio, formerly Social 123, as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia for the second consecutive year. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2017 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 23, 2017, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
TAG'S Top 40 Awards recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their innovation, financial impact, and their efforts at spreading awareness of Georgia's technology initiatives throughout the U.S. and globally.
"The 2017 Top 40 finalists are an elite group of innovators who represent the very best of Georgia's Technology community," said Larry Williams, president & CEO of TAG. "The 2017 Top 40 finalists are shining examples of what makes our State such a hotbed for technology and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia's technology community."
This year's Top 40 Companies were selected from among over 110 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected for the "Top 40" will be showcased in an exhibition at The 2017 Georgia Technology Summit.
"An extraordinary number of truly innovative technology companies participated in this year's Top 40 competition, demonstrating the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community," said Dennis Zakas, managing partner of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, CEO of Zinc., and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. "In fact, based on the quality of the contestants, we could have had a 'Top 60' without losing a beat."
Synthio has built a technology that addresses the significant contact data challenges faced by marketers and sales professionals in every enterprise and mid-market organization. As the only Data as a Service (DaaS) solution on the market, Synthio automates the contact data enrichment process as well as strategic data augmentation and synthesis of multiple, disparate data sources.
"Our data solution serves thousands of marketers across the globe at some of the largest organizations, and we couldn't be more proud to be a true Atlanta startup and graduate of the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)," said Aaron Biddar, CEO of Synthio. "Our goal has always been to promote the already shining reputation of the Georgia technology community, and to help support the many other tech companies to achieve the same successes that we have. We're humbled to receive this honor."
The 2017 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,300 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia's technology community.
Synthio is the first of its kind Data as a Service platform that automates the cleansing, standardization, and synthesis of contact data to make it actionable for immediate use. From merging non-standard or free-form data into a single usable dataset, to deduplication, standardization, strategic augmentation, or simply understanding more about your own data through a data health analysis, Synthio meets every data need of the modern marketer. We even have an automated tool that builds your ideal buyer personas and then finds net-new contacts that match the persona in our Global Database with millions of B2B contacts. With native integrations into major marketing automation platforms and into the most widely used CRM, our solution is fit for both sales and marketing professionals. Synthio is formerly known as Social123 and has served over 1,500 customers since its inception in 2011, and was also named to the INC 500 list of fastest growing private companies 2 years in a row in 2015 and 2016.
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