LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaAlpha today announced it ranked 169 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. MediaAlpha grew 504% during a three-year period. This is the second year in a row that MediaAlpha has been recognized as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ award winner.
"MediaAlpha continues to challenge the status quo through technology-driven innovations that empower buyers and sellers of vertical search media to transact transparently and efficiently," said Steve Yi, MediaAlpha Co-Founder and CEO. "Our growth reflects our deep commitment to create solutions that help our partners succeed and keep them one step ahead. We are honored to be recognized by this award for the second year in a row."
"Today, when every organization can be a tech company, the most effective businesses not only foster the courage to explore change, but also encourage creativity in using and applying existing assets in new ways, as resourcefully as possible," said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications industry leader. "This ingenious approach to innovation calls for the encouragement of curiosity and collaboration both within and outside the office walls."
"This year's Fast 500 winners showcase that when organizations are open to diverse perspectives and insights, they are able to create an environment for their employees and customers to see the possibilities and ingenious solutions that might lie ahead," added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "Entrepreneurial environments foster change and innovation within businesses, and we look forward to watching these companies continue to drive change across all sectors."
About Deloitte's 2016 Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2012 to 2015.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
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MediaAlpha innovates at the intersection of programmatic technology and vertical search, bringing transparency and efficiency to both buyers and sellers. Its platform empowers advertisers to more effectively engage high-intent consumers through a variety of touchpoints to increase reach and improve campaign ROI. Publishers gain granular control over their inventory to optimize yield and maximize total revenue. The company's proprietary technology powers over 25 million annual transactions totaling more than $200 million in annual transaction volume across insurance, travel, personal finance, education, and the home services sectors. For more information, visit www.mediaalpha.com.
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