Gov. Mike Beebe announced Friday that the data-based company nGage Labs will be opening an "analytics innovation center" in Little Rock, creating 35 high-end jobs.
The company creates "mobile-enabled customer engagement software," according to its website. The firm, which will make its home in the River Market District, will be offering annual salaries of more than $100,000, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said in a statement.
Once opened, the center will "develop science and algorithms required to utilize big data streams in delivering real-time personalized digital experiences for customers, retailers, restaurants, campuses and sporting events," the statement says.
“nGage Labs requires technological savvy and innovation for its workforce, and is confident that Arkansas can provide those employees,” Beebe said in the statement. “These are the types of high-paying, knowledge-based jobs we want to continue to see coming to Little Rock and other destinations statewide.”
nGage was founded in 2009 in Scottsdale, Ariz., where they still have an office. They known until this summer as CopiaMobile Inc.
Read more about this story in tomorrow's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.