August 11, 2017

CHICAGO – Microsystems has been selected as a finalist for Illinois Technology Association’s 2017 ITA CityLIGHTS Rising Star Award. The ITA CityLIGHTS Awards program honors companies and individuals whose innovation and success drive growth in the technology industry and Illinois.

“We’re honored that the judges of the ITA CityLIGHTS Awards have recognized Microsystems’ innovation and achievements by selecting us as a finalist for this year’s Rising Star award,” Microsystems CEO Avaneesh Marwaha said. “We believe Microsystems is entering a very exciting time and we look forward to continuing our success.”

The winners for the Rising Star category are determined by a compilation of the judges’ scores and voting by the public at large. The award is presented to the company with the strongest potential to emerge as a leader in the technology industry. The winner 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

“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 Microsystems

Microsystems is the leading provider of software for drafting, proofreading, comparing, repairing and cleaning documents in the legal and life sciences industries worldwide.  Five core products optimize all stages of the document production lifecycle, improving content quality and formatting, identifying errors and inconsistencies, mitigating risk, and enhancing document production efficiency for the legal, professional services and life sciences industries. Today, Microsystems supports more than 650 document-intensive organizations across the globe, helping them satisfy the complex demands of clients and regulators. For more information, please visit

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, follow @ITAbuzz on Twitter or find us on LinkedIn.

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