TRUCE Software Among Winners at 20th Annual

The Illinois Technology Association honors industry leaders making tech history.

CHICAGO, IL – September 13, 2019 – The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) recently revealed the winners of the 2019 CityLIGHTS Awards at its premier annual event this past Thursday, Sept. 12 to commemorate the momentous achievements of the regional tech community.

Presented to the company with the strongest potential to emerge as a leader in the technology industry, TRUCE Software was granted the Rising Star award among a list of innovative, high performing companies that have displayed exceptional growth and excellence.

“This year’s winners represent a milestone for the awards and more than two decades of historic success here in the Second City,” said Julia Kanouse, CEO, ITA. “Twenty years ago, Chicago tech was barely a blip on the city’s economic development radar. Now through the accomplishments of many ITA CityLIGHTS award winners and nominees over the years, it has become crucial to the future success of our economy and city as a whole.”

Because of the rigorous criterion and balanced judging process, the awards have become a strong indicator of future success. Not including this year’s honorees, CityLIGHTS award winners have amassed $53.4 billion in exits, $1.1 billion in IPO and $4.2 billion in venture capital.

“It’s an honor to have been nominated for this year’s CityLIGHTS Rising Star award among such a great group of companies that are each poised for success,” said Joe Boyle, CEO, TRUCE Software. “To win is an even greater feeling. I’d like to thank the entire TRUCE team for their collective energy, execution and can-do attitude that made this recognition a reality. I have tremendous pride in what we are building together.”

The full list of 2019 CityLIGHTS winners can be seen here.

About TRUCE Software

At TRUCE Software, we believe there’s a better way to leverage all a mobile device has to offer in the workplace, while still protecting what’s most important – your employees, your assets and your IP. TRUCE offers the first Mobile Device Management platform to provide flexible, contextual enforcement of your mobile device policy, allowing companies to temporarily suspend distracting mobile apps based on the work being performed, the work location or even the user or work group. Our patented technology operates on both iOS and Android platforms, supporting more than 100,000 subscribers and some of the largest brands worldwide. Established in 2009, TRUCE Software is headquartered in Lisle, Ill. with research and development in Baton Rouge, La. To learn more, go to

About ITA

The Illinois Technology Association 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

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