Washington, DC, February 07, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Software & Services Division (SSD) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal association representing the software and digital content industries, today announced that two cutting edge companies in the Financial Services industries have been recognized with 2014 NextGen Awards.
SIIA’s NextGen program provides exposure to companies delivering game-changing solutions. The program aims to bring awareness to 6 verticals: Mobile, Social, Big Data, Security, Healthcare, and Financial Services. Nominating companies were judged by a group of industry experts who determined the Most Innovative, Most Disruptive and overall NexGen winner of the category.
The 2014 NextGen Award Winners in Financial Services are:
· Most Disruptive & Overall Winner: Adra Match
Adra Match develops and markets reconciliation software for a smarter Month End Close Process. With 20 years’ experience of providing software for the automation of the Month End Close Process, Adra Match is a market leader with 3000 customers. Reconciliation software helps accounting and finance teams to work smarter and quicker, with better control and accuracy. The solutions streamline and standardise accounts departments and give them an overview of the company's balancing process at all times.
· Most Innovative: Axioma
Axioma is a leading provider of innovative risk-management and portfolio-construction solutions to financial institutions worldwide. With an emphasis on innovation, outstanding service and open-platform technology, Axioma gives its clients more choice, greater flexibility and increased performance. Founded in 1998, Axioma is headquartered in New York, with offices in Atlanta, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, San Francisco and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.axioma.com.
“Much of the discussion about market disruption has focused on large, brand name businesses, but there is tremendous innovation taking place at companies that get little attention,” said Rhianna Collier, Vice President of the Software Division at SIIA. “NextGen companies–chosen by a Selection Committee comprised of M&A, VC and advisory executives–are young businesses that offer cutting-edge software and services.”
NextGen winners in Mobile, Social & Collaboration, BigData, Security, and HealthCare were announced throughout 2014.
The Software & Services Division of SIIA (SSD) represents companies that develop the applications, services, infrastructure and tools driving the success of today’s high-tech industry. SSD programs and activities are designed to foster company growth and success by providing professional insights and strategy, executive networking, industry exposure and business development opportunities. SSD member executives actively collaborate to share business and operational expertise, best practices, and new innovations to help companies efficiently build growing and successful businesses. For more information, visit www.siia.net/SSD.
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 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.