NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext, the global leader in Digital Location Management, today announced that its comprehensive software platform has won Street Fight's Local Visionary Award for the "Best Solution for Enterprise Brands," which recognizes the most innovative and effective local marketing technology solutions on the market.
In addition to Street Fight's recognition of Yext's leading technology, the company's CEO and Co-Founder Howard Lerman was also honored with the award for "Innovator of the Year," which celebrates individuals who have made meaningful contributions that have significantly influenced the direction of the local search industry. Awards were presented to winners on stage at Street Fight Summit 2015 on October 20th in New York City.
Yext has had a tremendous year under Howard's strong leadership: the company almost doubled its revenue in 2014, with $58M in January 2015, it expanded internationally to create the world's first global online listings network, and successfully launched Xone, Yext's revolutionary new mobile audience engagement product that will define the future of location marketing.
Thank you to Street Fight for recognizing both our technology and our fearless leader Howard Lerman. To learn more about Yext's platform, you can read more on our website at yext.com.
Yext is the global Digital Location Management (DLM) leader, helping over 500,000 business locations reach mobile consumers across a network of 100+ app, map, directory, search engine, and social media partners including Apple, Bing, Facebook, Foursquare, Yahoo, and Yelp. Yext's mission is to enable the world's 50 million businesses to tap into the power of location and drive face-to-face and digital interactions that boost customer engagement, build audiences, and increase sales through three core products—PowerListings®, Pages, and Xone™.
Based in the heart of New York City with a growing team of over 400 employees worldwide, Yext has been recognized as one of America's fastest growing companies by the Inc. 500 (#212 in 2015), one of Forbes Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015) and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014 & 2015). Learn more about how Yext helps people go places at yext.com.
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