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Keep it real

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Fear no change

We thrive on new ideas and always put our best foot forward.

Team first — seriously

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Results first. We're all about getting you the help you need, fast.

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We're not afraid to roll up our sleeves and get dirty to solve problems.

We've come a long way—and we can't wait for what's next!

TODAY

As part of Gartner, we continue our mission of helping you confidently choose software.

2014

To bring more insights and better quality to our customers, we joined forces with Gartner, the world's leader in IT research and advisory services.

2009-2013

We went from bootstrapped start-up to thriving business, helping over 600,000 people find software.

2009

We made a new home in Austin, Texas, and updated our name to “Software Advice”.

2006

We got our start in Montana as "RiverGuide," helping people "navigate the rapids of software selection."

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