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Solve Media CEO Ari Jacoby Named 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the YearTM Award Winner in Greater Philadelphia
|By Business Wire
|June 13, 2014 12:52 PM EDT
Media, the leader in Secure Media for online branding at scale,
today announced that CEO and Co-Founder, Ari Jacoby, has received the
Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Greater
Philadelphia. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who
demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as
innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their
business and community. Ari was selected by an independent panel of
judges and honored at the special awards gala at the Pennsylvania
Convention Center on June 12, 2014.
“Philadelphia has many strengths, and I’m proud to be a part of its
growing and evolving technology scene,” said Ari Jacoby, CEO and
Co-Founder of Solve Media. “This EY program is a testament to the
support for this region’s entrepreneurial drive, and I’m honored to have
earned this award for leadership in the city that drives our culture,
our team and our success.”
Ari’s creative motivation, perseverance and dedication to supporting his
team and community at-large contributed to this win. He co-founded Solve
Media in 2009, and has worked tirelessly to grow the company into an
industry leader across online security and digital advertising.
Now in its 28th year, the 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.
With last night’s win, Ari is now eligible for consideration for the
Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 National Program. Award winners in several
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 ForumTM, the
nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are
sponsored in the United States by Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and
In Greater Philadelphia, sponsors include Ballard Spahr LLP, Merrill
Corporation, MFP Strategies, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Murray, Devine
& Company, Inc., NSM Insurance Group, ParenteBeard, Pepper Hamilton LLP,
Philadelphia Business Journal, PNC Bank, SolomonEdwardsGroup LLC and The
About Solve Media
Solve Media was founded by veteran entrepreneurs and technologists
focused on innovative Internet advertising and security solutions. The
company’s proprietary online and mobile advertising platform, the
TYPE-IN, was designed to create highly effective opportunities for
brands to engage with real consumers. With this platform, Solve Media
guarantees brand message delivery, brand lift and return on investment
for advertisers. Additionally, the platform creates new revenue
opportunities for publishers and saves time for consumers.
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.
About EY’s Strategic Growth Markets practice
EY’s Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practices guide leading high-growth
companies. Our multidisciplinary teams of elite professionals provide
perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership.
SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to
thousands of companies spanning all industries. EY is the undisputed
leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on
the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who
shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/us/strategicgrowthmarkets,
or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth.
About Ernst & Young
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory
services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust
and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over.
We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to
all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in
building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for
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the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a
separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company
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