Remark Media Secures Marketing Representation Deal with Lyft Las Vegas

Dec 01, 2015, 07:52 ET from Remark Media, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Remark Media, Inc., (NASDAQ: MARK) the Las Vegas-based digital media company specializing in the Millennial demographic, entered into a contract to manage local marketing and community relations efforts for ride-sharing service Lyft in Las Vegas.

"Remark has built a unique position in Las Vegas marketing and advertising, which was further strengthened by our September 2015 acquisition of the city's premier travel and entertainment booking site,," said Remark Media's Chairman and CEO Kai-Shing Tao. "We have experience reaching a demographic that is well served by Lyft, making us a perfect match. We are excited about the opportunity to help Lyft better serve the needs of the greater Las Vegas community, and we intend to pursue additional relationships with like-minded companies."

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About Lyft: Lyft was founded to reconnect people and communities through better transportation. Co-founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer, Lyft is the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. Available in more than 150 cities, Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its safe and friendly experience, and its commitment to affecting positive change for the future of our cities. 

About Remark Media: Remark Media, Inc. (MARK) is a global digital media company which owns and operates digital media properties, such as websites and applications for mobile devices, that provide unique, dynamic digital media experiences in multiple content verticals including travel, personal finance, social media, young adult lifestyle, and entertainment. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, with additional operations in Beijing and Chengdu, China. For more information, please visit the Company's website at

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Remark Media Contact: Lauren Rogat

Remark Investor Relations Contact: Douglas Osrow Remark Media, Inc. 702-701-9514

Investor Relations Contact: Becky Herrick / Kirsten Chapman LHA Investor Relations  415-433-3777

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