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Trulia CEO and Founder Pete Flint Named a 2014 Northern California EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
|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.
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
EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of
the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a
separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company
limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more
information about the organization, please visit ey.com.
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