Rhiza acquired by Nielsen

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Global data firm Nielsen Holdings is acquiring Rhiza Inc., a Shadyside-based company that provides media and consumer analytics software. Nielsen did not reveal financial terms of the deal, but the New York-based company, well-known for providing television ratings, confirmed Friday that a deal had been struck. “Nielsen has completed its acquisition of Rhiza,” the company said…

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Pittsburgh’s TechHub Continues to Draw International Attention

With over 1,600 technology firms and a surge in venture capital people near and far are taking note of Pittsburgh’s growing tech game. This week Jonathan Keane, a journalist for international outlet IDG Connect, spoke with Rhiza CEO Josh Knauer on the future of Pittsburgh’s vibrant tech sector and the importance of letting our Yinzer flag fly: “There are assets…

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Radically Innovating! Rhiza accepted into the BBC Worldwide Labs program.

Selected from over 100 companies, Rhiza has been accepted into the BBC Worldwide Labs program – one of the first 3 American companies ever admitted to BBC Labs. The startup accelerator program allows the BBC to stay on the forefront of innovation in technologies that matter greatly to their business by forging close relationships with innovative and disruptive technologies. For…

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Rhiza CEO talks Big Data

We have all heard of Big Data. You must have been living under a rock for the past 5 years if you have not heard the phrase. And if that’s the case, you surely have many more important things to get catch up on. I suggest starting with Modern Family. But now that we have Big Data, what are we…

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Pittsburgh Saves Christmas

On Thursday of last week, news broke that several local charities were coming up short to provide holiday cheer for hundreds of kids throughout the region. Word spread fast and the response was swift and immediate. Links showed up in my Facebook feed repeatedly as friends of friends of friends reached out for help and resources. Obviously, toys under a…

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Rhiza CEO Part of White House Launch of Climate Change Data Clearinghouse

Rhiza’s CEO, Josh Knauer, is participating during events today at the White House around the launch of the new climate data clearinghouse climate.data.gov. As part of Knauer’s service on the President’s Council of Science and Technology, Knauer co-authored a report that was presented to John Holdren and President Obama where the concept of a data clearinghouse for climate change data…

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Pittsburgh Business Times Names Rhiza Fifth Fastest Growing Tech Company

At an award ceremony tonight at Pittsburgh’s Duquesne Club, Rhiza was named by the Pittsburgh Business Times the fifth fastest growing technology company in western Pennsylvania. The award, accepted by Rhiza’s CEO, Josh Knauer, was given by the Pittsburgh Business Times during their Pittsburgh 100 Awards, an annual ranking that recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in western Pennsylvania. It’s interesting…

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Rhiza Featured in Pittsburgh Region Hiring Outlook Story

The Pittsburgh Business Times recently published an article about the region’s positive hiring outlook in 2013. In the article, they featured Rhiza as one of the growing software companies that is looking to hire quite a few people in 2013. We’re feeling quite confident about both our company’s growth in 2013, but also the broader economy. All of the data…

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Rhiza Named One of Pittsburgh’s Top 10 Fastest Growing Tech Companies

The country’s leading media and location intelligence software company’s meteoric growth recognized by local business community. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 24, 2012 Leading media and location intelligence company, Rhiza, announced today that it has been named a Pittsburgh 100 company. This annual list, published by the Pittsburgh Business Times, includes the region’s 100 fastest growing companies, based on sales growth…

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Natural Gas Documentary Features InfoGraphics Created Using Rhiza Upshot

A new documentary film produced by Kirsi Jansa incorporates maps and charts Kirsi made using Rhiza Upshot. Gas Rush Stories is a series of documentaries that explore the issue of Marcellus shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania, and people’s attitudes about it. In Part 6: A Private Pilot, Kirsi flies with amateur pilot Steve White to look at the impacts of…

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