SOURCE: IZEA, Inc.

IZEA, Inc.

October 16, 2013 12:06 ET

IZEA Announces Upcoming Investor Conferences

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2013) - IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the leader in social sponsorship, today announced upcoming investor events featuring Ted Murphy, the company's Founder and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Murphy has been called "the father of Sponsored Social" and is largely credited for creating the industry. A sought-after industry thought-leader, Ted has shared his perspective at over 100 events worldwide.

Murphy is currently scheduled to present at the following investor conferences:

SeeThruEquity Microcap Investor Conference - New York, New York - November 12, 2013
The SeeThruEquity Microcap Investor Conference is a leading investor event focused on smallcap and microcap public companies with less than $1 billion in market capitalization. The event provides these companies with a platform to gain exposure to hundreds of individual investors, family offices and institutions. For more information about the conference please visit www.seethruequity.com.

The LD Micro Conference - Los Angeles, California - December 6, 2013
The LD Micro Conference brings together more than 222 presenting companies and 300 institutions focused on investing in small- and micro-cap companies across a breadth of industries. Mr. Murphy will address conference attendees at 9:00 a.m. at the Luxe Hotel on Sunset Boulevard. For more information about the Conference, please visit www.ldmicro.com.

About IZEA
Founded in 2006, IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect brands with creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging shareable stories that drive awareness. Creators are compensated for their participation and partnership. For more information about IZEA, visit http://corp.izea.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release that are forward-looking include the company's estimated levels of revenues, gross profit margin and net operating loss for the 2012 fiscal year. These forward-looking statements are based largely on IZEA's expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond IZEA's control. Actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors, competitive conditions in the social media sponsorship segment in which IZEA operates, failure to popularize one or more of the marketplace platforms of IZEA, inability to obtain additional capital, and changing economic conditions that are less favorable than expected. In light of these risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking information contained in this respect will in fact occur. Please read the full statement and disclosures here: http://corp.izea.com/safe-harbor-statement