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Software, Digital Content, B2B Media & Ed Tech’s Most Innovative Companies to Present at SIIA Strategic & Financial Investment Conference (SFIC)

On June 18 in New York, Invitation-Only Audience of VCs, M&A Firms, Corporate Development Officers & Other Investors will Gather for Company Presentations & “Lightning Round” Competition

Washington, DC, April 26, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, today announced the first group of 8 companies selected to present at its Strategic & Financial Investment Conference. The event will be held June 18 at the Princeton Club in New York City.

The Strategic & Financial Investment Conference serves as an exclusive opportunity for to hear about some of the most innovative emerging companies in media and digital content, information services, education technology, and software services sectors. During this one-day event, 24 hand-picked and carefully screened businesses will present to an invitation-only audience of investors, venture capitalists, M&A firms, corporate development officers and other investment professionals. Now in its fifth year, the conference has produced financial partnerships that have helped accelerate the growth of presenting companies.

Debuting this year is an exciting opportunity called Lightning Round, where the top three attendee-selected presenting companies will compete to win a prize. The winner will receive an opportunity that’s invaluable to any company presenting on June 18 – direct access to key players in the investment industry who will spend time with executives from the winning company and provide input and guidance to their business.

There are still a limited number of slots available for companies to present at SIIA’s Strategic & Financial Investment Conference. To apply, visit http://www.siia.net/investment/2014/apply/. Information about previous presenting companies and their current status can be found there.

“During the span of one day in NYC, some of the most interesting companies in the software, education, information services and the digital content industries will take the stage in front of deal-makers and financial leaders,” said Ken Wasch, President of the SIIA.

Wasch continued, “Last year’s presenting companies, which included BlueCava, Green Mountain Digital, and InsideView, got a significant boost as a result of this conference and the funding and partnerships it produced. This year’s event will feature a fascinating group of companies that we will likely be hearing about for years to come. Through this event they’ll be connected with market-makers who can deliver real opportunities.”

The SIIA Strategic & Financial Investment Conference will feature a select group of public and private companies with revenues between $5 million and $250+ million, including the following companies, announced today:

· Crimson Hexagon
· Extole
· FirstRain, Inc.
· Flat World Knowledge, Inc.
· LF Data
· Mag+
· NewBay Media, LLC
· WhatCounts

Members of the media are invited to attend. For more information or to register for the conference, members of the media should contact Farrah Kim at farrahkim@rational360.com. You can also get updates in advance of the event with the conference’s Twitter hashtag: #SIIAINVEST.

Who: Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)
What: SIIA’s Strategic & Financial Investment Conference #SIIAINVEST
When: June 18, 2014
Where: The Princeton Club, New York, NY

For a more information and the agenda, visit www.siia.net/investment.

About SIIA
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents 850 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit www.siia.net.
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