Firm58 Receives Distinguished Award for Technical Publications

CHICAGO – March 19, 2010 -— Firm58 (, a financial management software provider, today announced it received a Distinguished Award from the Society for Technical Communications (STC) Chicago Chapter. The product documentation award was presented during the 38th Annual Chicago Technical Publications, Art, and Online Communications Competition awards banquet.

An award of Distinguished indicates that Firm58’s entry, “Firm58 Sample Reports,” is consistently superior in all evaluation areas, and shows exceptional understanding of technical communications principles. Firm58’s senior technical writer, MaryKay Grueneberg, was the author of the award-winning entry. As a Distinguished Award winner, this entry automatically advances to the STC international competition later this year.

“Ensuring clear communications about new features and enhancements is a priority for Firm58,” said Nick Fera, chief executive officer of Firm58. “One of the inherent benefits of our platform is the Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery model which provides our clients with new functionality on a regular basis. We are proud to receive this award and recognize MaryKay for her commitment to excellence.”

About Firm58

Firm58 simplifies trade operations for capital markets firms. The company’s web-based financial management software provides insight into daily profitability, automates full-cycle billing activities, and manages CSA/CCA/soft dollar programs to help increase a firm’s revenue, operational efficiency, and reduce costs. The technology platform automates middle- and back-office processes across asset classes including equities, futures, options, foreign exchange and fixed income. Firm58 customers include global market exchanges and execution venues, leading institutional brokerages, clearing and non-clearing broker-dealers, and proprietary trading firms. Founded in 2005, Firm58 is headquartered in Chicago with a branch office in New York, and is backed by New World Ventures and North Bridge Venture Partners. For more information, visit

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