SOURCE: IZEA, Inc.

IZEA, Inc.

January 26, 2015 09:30 ET

IZEA Engages Genesis Select, Inc. as Investor Relations Firm of Record

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2015) - IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the leader in Social Sponsorship, today announced it has engaged Genesis Select, Inc. to lead its strategic investor relations efforts as IZEA's investor relations firm of record.

"Given the transformational changes and growth we're experiencing at IZEA, we need to ensure our shareholder communication strategy keeps pace," said CEO Ted Murphy, IZEA's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Genesis Select has a strong track record of helping emerging companies like IZEA gain awareness and recognition in capital markets. We're excited about the opportunity to partner with these experienced investor relations professionals as we continue to strengthen our relationship with the financial community."

Genesis Select will provide IZEA with a comprehensive investor relations and capital markets strategy within the institutional investment community to maximize shareholder value. Genesis Select has been helping growing companies develop and execute their investor relations and capital markets strategies since 1998.

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 bookings and its new opportunity pipeline, neither of which represent actual revenue at this time. 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 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.