PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neat®, a leader in Digital Filing Systems for the small business and consumer markets, today announced that its chief executive officer, Jim Foster, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2013 award in the Technology category for the Greater Philadelphia region. The award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
"This is a well-deserved recognition of Jim's leadership following another year of exceptional growth at Neat," said Michael Kopelman, General Partner of Edison Ventures and a member of Neat's board of directors. "Receiving this prestigious award is also a testament to the level of commitment and determination Jim has for driving Neat's continued leadership in its rapidly expanding category."
Identifying tremendous opportunities available for adoption of cloud-based Digital Filing Systems, Foster continues to guide Neat toward realizing major product innovation objectives, including the recent launch of a comprehensive update to their popular mobile application and cloud service, NeatCloud®.
"I am honored and humbled to have been selected for this award from the group of innovative and respected technology leaders working in and around Philadelphia," said Jim Foster, chief executive officer of Neat. "However, this achievement would have never been possible without the entire Neat team and their dedication to ensuring that our users benefit from becoming better organized and more productive."
As a Greater Philadelphia region award winner, Foster joins one of the nation's most esteemed gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies and is eligible for consideration for the National Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 award. Award winners will be selected in several categories including an Overall Award winner at the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California.
About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
Neat® is the leading developer of Digital Filing Systems for the small business and home markets. Neat's unique combination of cloud, mobile, desktop software, and hardware scanning solutions transform important documents into usable digital information. Neat's comprehensive Digital Filing System helps you organize, access, and share both paper and digital documents simplifying everyday tasks so you have more time to do what matters. Neat's solutions consist of NeatDesk®, NeatReceipts®, NeatCloud®, NeatVerify® and NeatScan®. Learn more at www.neat.com.