|By Business Wire||
|June 11, 2014 04:00 PM EDT||
EY today announced that Pete Flint, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Trulia, Inc. (NYSE: TRLA), a leading online marketplace for homebuyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Internet category in Northern California. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Pete Flint was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at The Fairmont San Jose on June 10th.
“I am honored to be recognized among such a talented group of entrepreneurs throughout Northern California and the Bay Area,” said Pete Flint, CEO and Co-Founder of Trulia. “Since starting Trulia in 2005, we have dedicated ourselves to making real estate information more easily accessible for consumers and giving agents opportunities to reach highly engaged home buyers and sellers. We will continue to innovate and introduce mobile tools to empower homebuyers and sellers to make the best possible real estate decisions, as well build tools to help real estate agents and brokers drive more value from every lead they receive.”
As a Northern California award winner, Pete Flint is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Now in its 28th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent US national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2013 winner Hamid Moghadam, CEO and Chairman of Prologis.
ABOUT TRULIA, INC.
Trulia (NYSE: TRLA) gives home buyers, sellers and real estate agents all the tools and valuable information they need to be successful in the home search process. Through its innovative mobile and web products, Trulia provides engaged home buyers and sellers essential information about the house, the neighborhood and the process while connecting them with the right agents. For agents, Trulia, together with its Market Leader subsidiary, provides an end-to-end system that enables them to find and serve clients, create lasting relationships and build their business. Founded in 2005, Trulia is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Denver and Seattle. Trulia and the Trulia marker logo are registered trademarks of Trulia, Inc.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services EY delivers help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. EY develops outstanding leaders who team to deliver on its promises to all of its stakeholders. In so doing, EY plays a critical role in building a better working world for its people, for its clients and for our communities.
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