SizeUp Named a Finalist at TechCrunch’s “Disrupt Battlefield”

Free business intelligence tool helps entrepreneurs and small businesses  increase profits, reduce failure

SizeUp, a new free business intelligence tool designed to help all businesses grow, has been named a finalist at the Disrupt Battlefield, the premiere start up launch competition by AOL’s TechCrunch.  SizeUp is one of only 30 new companies selected out of over 1,200 start-ups that applied from around the world.

SizeUp shows businesses how to make more money, outperform their competition, and find the best places to advertise.  SizeUp provides many of the same demographic, industry, geographic, business, transportation, and cost-of-business data that large corporations use, but provides it at no cost, using powerful analytic search tools to enable all businesses to make smarter decisions.

“Small businesses are already at a competitive disadvantage because they don’t have access to the same quality of business intelligence and competitor analysis that big businesses have,” said SizeUp’s CEO, Anatalio Ubalde.  “We are leading a movement to level the business information playing field, help entrepreneurs to grow their companies, and reduce small business failure.”

SizeUp provides three core features that enable business owners to make more intelligent decisions:

  1. Map of the competition:  Executives can map where competitors, customers, and suppliers are located, and can use the map to isolate areas with many potential customers but little competition.
  2. Benchmark a specific business:  Entrepreneurs can see how their business “sizes up” by comparing its performance to all competitors in the industry. This tool enables businesses to isolate areas for improvement and find ways to save money.
  3. Find the best places to advertise:  Business owners can identify areas with the highest total or average revenue for an industry, the most underserved markets, and they can create custom demographic and business reports.

“SizeUp is unique among business intelligence tools in that it provides competitive information with spatial analysis and mapping capabilities,” said Ubalde.  “Only SizeUp empowers its users in this hyper-local way, allowing businesses to see other industry players, customers and suppliers on an interactive map.  And unlike expensive traditional research tools, our business intelligence is free.”

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