SOURCE: IZEA, Inc.

IZEA, Inc.

June 06, 2016 08:00 ET

IZEA Named Finalist for 2016 Best Places to Work

Orlando Business Journal to Feature 2016 Honorees on June 24

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - June 06, 2016) - IZEA, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA), operators of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, has been named a finalist in Orlando Business Journal's 2016 Best Places to Work. IZEA will be featured in the June 24, 2016, edition of the Orlando Business Journal.

Orlando Business Journal's 2016 Best Places to Work list is designed to honor the area's leading employers. The list comprises companies that go beyond the norm to foster an enjoyable and meaningful work environment for their employees. The competition judges companies based on the results of an employee survey.

"We are pleased to be recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as a leading employer," said Ted Murphy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IZEA. "Our future success depends on our continuing ability to attract and retain highly qualified engineers, designers, data scientists, sales and marketing and senior management personnel. In 2016, we will continue to invest in growing our sales and engineering organizations to support our growth trajectory."

IZEA expects 2016 organic bookings to range between $33 million to $35 million, which would represent growth of 35% to 43% versus 2015. The company expects 2016 revenue to range between $27 million to $30 million, which would represent growth of 32% to 47%.

About IZEA
IZEA operates IZEAx, the premier online marketplace that connects brands with influential content creators. IZEA creators range from leading bloggers and social media personalities to A-list celebrities and professional journalists. Creators are compensated for developing and distributing unique content on behalf of brands including long form text, videos, photos and status updates. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging, shareable stories that drive awareness. 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, revenues, gross profit margin, expenditures and net operating loss for the 2016 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 content and social sponsorship segment in which IZEA operates, failure to popularize one or more of the marketplace platforms of IZEA 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.

Contact Information

  • Investor Relations for IZEA:
    Ronald A. Both
    Liolios Investor Relations
    (949) 574-3860
    izea@liolios.com

    Media Relations for IZEA:

    Brent Diggins
    Allison+Partners
    (623) 201-5554
    izea@allisonpr.com