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Local Digital Presence Management and SEO Company SyCara Local Named "Top Start-up" Winner of 2014 TiE50 Awards Program

Company Recognized for Its Ability to Help Businesses Connect With People Who Are Most Likely to Walk Through the Door and Make a Purchase

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/14 -- Named as one of the world's 50 hottest startups from around the world, local digital presence management and SEO company SyCara Local today announced that it has been selected as a Winner in the Software category of the prestigious 2014 TiE50 Awards Program. The company was one of two Arizona-based companies honored at TiEcon, the world largest conference for entrepreneurs on Friday, May 16, at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

"We've worked hard to pave the way in local digital presence and are grateful to be recognized by such a prestigious global organization as TiE," said Dan Boberg, SyCara Local CEO. "Our company is noteworthy for providing our customers with the best picture of how people find their business locations online. With the ability to track search rankings from a specific city or zip code, we provide accurate local data and we give local marketers the tools they need to significantly grow traffic to their business location."

Speaking to a global audience at the awards ceremony during TiEcon 2014, the conference Chairman and President of TiE Silicon Valley, Venkatesh Shukla said that "the TiE50 program screened 2,800 companies from 27 countries and 50 best-of-breed companies were announced winners."

This TiE50 Finalists were judged by a panel made up of serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors, CEOs and well-rounded technology experts. Companies were evaluated on three parameters: Business Model, IP Value and Leadership team. For further details on the TiE50, visit www.tie50.org.

About SyCara Local
A Tallwave portfolio company, SyCara Local is the local digital presence and SEO company for brands, franchisors and agencies who need to use local marketing and SEO strategically to generate leads, drive sales and increase revenue for their clients. Founded by SEO industry thought leaders and led by an executive team formerly with Yahoo!, Microsoft, GoDaddy and Xerox, SyCara Local serves dozens of major national / local brands with thousands of locations and clients. For more, visit www.sycaralocal.com.

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