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CrowdControlHQ shortlisted for top ranking UK Digital Entrepreneur and Risk Management Awards 2014

26 September 2014 | 12:59 am

CrowdControlHQ shortlisted for Software Innovation of the Year 2014 in the Digital Entrepreneur AwardsSuccess for Midlands based company also listed as one of Britain’s Hot Talent by venture capitalist Venture Central
CrowdControlHQ, with its headquarters in Birmingham, is hitting the headlines as it is shortlisted for two prestigious awards and named as one of the fastest growing, game changing companies in the UK by venture capitalist, Venture Capital. CrowdControlHQ has been shortlisted for Software Innovation of the Year 2014 in the Digital Entrepreneur Awards. The winners will be announced on Thursday 9th October, at the Palace Hotel, Manchester City Centre. The company has also been shortlisted in the Risk Management Awards 2014 in association with CIR magazine, for Risk Management Product of the Year. The final results will be revealed at a gala dinner in London during November.

The Digital Entrepreneur Awards, now in their ninth year, are dedicated to internet entrepreneurialism and are hotly contested throughout the world of technology. The prestigious judging panel included Peter Salmon (Director of the BBC), Herb Kim (Founder of Thinking Digital), Tom Bloxham (Chairman and Co-founder of Urban Splash), Phil Jones (Director of Brother UK) and Jacqueline Gold (CEO of Ann Summers) alongside a number of thought leaders from the world of digital.

CrowdControlHQ has more than doubled in size over the past year and today services over 125 different clients - in the public sector, including police forces and hospitals, finance and legal companies and many major household brands. The Midlands based business is credited with being the first UK software to make the Forrester Wave 2014, Top 10 for social risk management and compliance solutions.

The tightening up of risk registers around social media and compliance is dictating that social media management tools use UK data storage, whilst remaining compliant with UK law. CrowdControlHQ has now become the UK’s leading provider of social media risk and compliance software for enterprise organisations.

James Leavesley, CEO of CrowdControlHQ said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be shortlisted for Software Innovation of the Year and Risk Management Product of the year. The knowledge of the Digital Entrepreneur Awards judging panel is immense so we are extremely proud that the efforts of our technical development team have been recognised. They have created ground breaking software that provides our customers with social media engagement tools and a host of UK control and compliance features, setting us apart from the US market.

“Being shortlisted for the Risk Management Product of the Year also demonstrates how businesses are realising the importance of managing social media effectively for customer services while protecting their brand reputation.”