Umbria, Inc., a market intelligence company that specializes in blog research and other online media for market insight, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the upcoming Colorado Software and Internet Association (CSIA) DEMOGala event showcasing the best technology companies in the state.
CSIA recently announced the companies that have been selected to present their technologies during CSIA's DEMOgala Technology Showcase, September 21, 2006 from 4:00pm-9:00pm at the Grand Hyatt in Denver. DEMOGala will feature exciting, interactive demonstrations and exhibits by 45 of the state’s most innovative technology companies.
Umbria will be showcasing its blogosphere analytics capabilities for attendees. Umbria is unique in its ability to assess both what is being said, and who is doing the speaking in the online world. Umbria’s patent-pending technology enables the company to classify posts and estimate gender and age of the speaker, as well as rapidly identify and eliminate bogus spam posts.
“Growing our company in Boulder has provided us the rare opportunity to attract some of the best talent in the industry and academia,” said Janet Eden-Harris, Umbria CEO. “The environment provides fertile ground given its mix of entrepreneurial skills, funding capital, academic excellence and attractive outdoor lifestyles.”