Edovo Selected as a Finalist in 18th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards

By: Edovo Aug 15, 2017


Edovo Selected as a Finalist in 18th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards


The ITA CityLIGHTS Awards program honors companies and individuals whose innovation and success drive growth in the technology industry and Illinois


Edovo has been selected as a finalist for Illinois Technology Association’s 2017 ITA CityLIGHTS Industry Disrupter Award. Edovo was named the winner of the 2017 Global EdTech Startup Awards against 1,000 competing companies, winner of the 2015 Miller Lite Tap the Future Grand Prize, and has been awarded numerous grants, partnerships and recognition for continued innovation in the educational and correctional technology sphere.

“Edovo is honored to be recognized for our dedication to building quality tools for our users with this nomination,” Brian Hill, Edovo’s CEO, said.

“We are lucky to be among such powerhouse finalists, and we look forward to connecting with our peers and fellow nominees at the September 14 ceremony.”

The winners for each category, with the exception of the CityLIGHTS Industry Champion, are determined by a compilation of the judges’ scores and voting by the public at large. The winners will be revealed at the ITA CityLIGHTS Awards ceremony on Thursday, September 14 at Morgan Manufacturing in Chicago.

You help decide the winners! Voting is now open through 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, August 18 at itacitylights.com/voting

“Year-over-year we have seen that the CityLIGHTS Awards is a barometer for success in the community, often predicting who or what will be the next big thing,” said ITA CEO Julia Kanouse. “This year’s finalists are no different. I expect they will be driving the industry forward for years to come.”

About Edovo

Edovo is a digital learning platform whose mission is to provide meaningful access to education, communication, and rehabilitation tools behind bars that can improve public safety, reduce recidivism and unlock the potential of every person affected by incarceration.

Contact: Aiden Kent - aiden.kent@edovo.com - 720.301.7893

About ITA

The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) scales Illinois tech companies. With innovative resources that allow members to collaborate with each other, build their talent networks and elevate their local and national presence, ITA is the region’s strongest advocate for fostering innovation and growth. Founded in 2005 and supporting 500-plus growth-stage tech companies, ITA has a rich history of driving business forward. For more information, visit illinoistech.org, follow @ITAbuzz on Twitter or find us on LinkedIn.

Contact: Gary Hotze - gary@illinoistech.org - 312.924.1044