San Francisco, CA. (Jan. 23, 2014 )
Phizzle, the fan-centric marketing automation technology company, announced today that it has been named one of “America’s Most Promising Companies” by Forbes Magazine, a list of the 100 privately held, high-growth companies. This is the second consecutive year Phizzle has been named to the prestigious list.
Forbes’ list of America’s Most Promising Companies features 100 privately-held companies whose compelling business models, strong management teams, notable customers, strategic partners and precious investment capital have separated them as fast growing companies with impressive growth prospects. Phizzle is listed as #75 on Forbes annual ranking of America’s Most Promising Companies. To view the complete list, click here >
“Phizzle is extremely honored in being named to such an exceptional list of America’s most innovative companies,” said Ben Davis, Phizzle’s CEO. “Our employees, investors, partners and over 800 clients have played an important role in making our Phizzle Platform the market leading multi-channel fan engagement solution. Today, Phizzle’s innovative FanCentric® technology, designed to enhance relationships between sports teams, entertainment venues, brands and their fans, powers over 8,000 mobile, social and digital campaigns daily. This recognition, from an organization of Forbes’ stature, is extremely gratifying and serves as validation of Phizzle’s steadfast commitment to deliver innovative technology and outstanding service to our customers.”
One metric never says it all. For the Most Promising list, Forbes strove for a holistic gauge of young, privately-held companies, trying to pin down their trajectories by looking at a slew of variables. Over the course of six months, Forbes reviewed thousands of applications. The final assessment is based on growth (both in sales and hiring), quality of management team and investors, margins, market size and key partnerships. Forbes relied on New York-based data firm CB Insights to mine millions of online documents and extract such company-specific data as hiring, customer wins, partner signings, product sentiment and financing information. That information is automatically married with industry data to score each company. The Forbes team further evaluated the companies according to strength of management teams, quality of investors, past growth, product strength and market potential to produce a final list and rankings.
Powering more than 8,000 mobile, social and digital campaigns every day, Phizzle’s innovative FanCentric® technology is designed to enhance relationships between sports teams, entertainment venues, brands and their fans. The Phizzle Platform delivers marketing automation solutions designed to enhance multiple digital touch point relationships while achieving a holistic view of fans’ behaviors, sentiment and purchasing power.
Providing multi-channel fan engagement tools, the Phizzle Platform’s cloud-based solution is flexible, highly scalable, and leverages fan engagement data with core CRM solutions to maximize ROI on digital marketing campaigns across all customer touch points. With over 35 million fans having engaged with Phizzle’s FanCentric® technology, real-time analytics provide brands the ability to track fans’ experiences and behaviors on all digital, social and retail channels, driving results, revenue and retention.