SOURCE: FUHU, Inc.

Fuhu, Inc.

November 18, 2014 09:00 ET

Fuhu Honored by World Economic Forum as a Global Growth Company

Leader in Kids and Family Technology Solutions Receives International Recognition as One of the World's Most Dynamic, Innovative and Fastest Growing Companies

EL SEGUNDO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2014) - Fuhu, Inc., the creator of the award-winning nabi® tablet -- the world's first Android tablet built just for kids -- and the foremost innovator in technology for kids and their families, was named a Global Growth Company for 2014 by the World Economic Forum. The Global Growth Companies are selected for being trailblazers, shapers and innovators that are committed to improving the state of the world with a potential to become global economic leaders. The companies are chosen from a wide range of industrial sectors, but share a track record in exceeding industry standards in revenue growth, promotion of innovative business practices and demonstration of leadership in corporate citizenship. Along with Fuhu, only 11 other companies were selected in North America including 2U, Box, Care.com, Chobani, FireEye, HUSCO International, Intuitive Surgical, IPG Photonics, Keurig Green Mountain, Lynda.com and Opower.

"The World Economic Forum is made up of the world's most forward-thinking leaders, and we are incredibly honored that they consider Fuhu as a company that is changing the way kids and families interact with technology," said Jim Mitchell, CEO of Fuhu. "This reflects our drive to fulfill our purpose as a company -- to create tech solutions for families everywhere by providing them with experiences built specifically for them, to make a difference in their lives, and to empower them with technology."

The World Economic Forum is an international institution committed to improving the state of the world through public-private cooperation in the spirit of global citizenship. It engages with business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is independent, impartial and not tied to any interests. It cooperates closely with all leading international organizations (www.weforum.org).

The honor follows closely several other prestigious accolades for Fuhu. Earlier this year, Inc. 5000 named Fuhu the  #1 Fastest Growing Company in America for a second consecutive year (2013, 2014), and Forbes named Fuhu the #1 Most Promising Company in America. Most recently, Fuhu was named a Kidscreen "Top 50" for being one of the top 10 digital media companies worldwide. This has been a stellar year for Fuhu with the debut of a number of highly anticipated product lines including the category-defining nabi Big Tab HD™ 20" and 24" as well as the nabi DreamTab™ HD8.

About Fuhu, Inc.

Fuhu, Inc., the creator of the nabi® tablet, is the leading designer, seller and innovator of thoughtful consumer products and services for children. Fuhu is committed to creating children's solutions that are: (1) socially responsible, (2) made right, (3) make a difference in people's lives, (4) For Parents. By Parents.® and (5) dedicated to the intellectual development of children. Fuhu, Inc. is the No. 1 Fastest-Growing Private Company amongst 5,000 in America as ranked by Inc.'s exclusive 32nd and 33rd Inc. 500|5000 list. Fuhu is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with offices in Denver, San Jose, China, Hong Kong, Taipei and Japan. For more information, visit www.fuhu.com and www.nabi.com.

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