SOURCE: LeapFish


June 17, 2009 12:00 ET

LeapFish Named as Finalist in 2009 American Business Awards(SM)

7th Annual Stevie® Awards Will Be Presented on June 22 in New York City

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2009) - LeapFish was named a Finalist in the Best Interface Design category in The 2009 American Business Awards. More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories.

LeapFish, launched by DotNext in November 2008, is a multimedia search engine that is helping to pioneer what is known as Search 2.0. "LeapFish is working hard to capture the growing multimedia Web in a single, easy to use interface," said CEO Ben Behrouzi. "We are delighted to have been selected as a Finalist for the Stevie Award's Best Interface Design and congratulate all of the other Finalists for their innovations and advancements."

Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among Finalists in final judging that was completed on June 3. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April through early May. Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

"Despite very tough economic conditions, many organizations and individuals continue to perform well," said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. "The results of the 2009 ABAs thus far are a testament to the resilience, creativity, and hard work of American organizations, executives, and workers."

About LeapFish:

LeapFish is a new multimedia search engine that captures the variety of the web in a single search interface. LeapFish, Inc. is a privately held corporation headquartered out of CARR America Corporate Center in Pleasanton, California. For more information on LeapFish and Search 2.0 initiatives, visit