PebblePost Selected for The ARF’s First Innovators A-List

via The ARF press release:

arf_a-list_300x300Innovation is listed as a key performance objective by 78% of marketing and media executives, yet only 18% have a specific budget for innovation, and only 3% see financial allocation as a priority. Businesses are turning to outside tech and startups in attempts to resolve their innovation issues, but struggle with how to select the best, most qualified tech companies.

  • 32 companies selected from an application pool of 85
  • Companies have created scalable, disruptive solutions for marketing and advertising
  • Focus on measurement, attribution and user experience industries
  • Companies passed a rigorous vetting process.

The Innovators A-List will be unveiled at the debut Workshop in New York City, the first in a series of programs across the country.

Workshops will feature speakers from Oracle Data Cloud, Unilever, Twitter, Nielsen Ventures, Evol8tion, and Foursquare. Sessions will offer new products, new ways to work, to help companies cultivate a startups mindset to the ways they solve problems.

Dates for The ARF Innovators A-List Workshops:
March 21, NYC New York Hilton Midtown Hotel, 12:30pm-3:30pm
April 6, Chicago, FCB Chicago
May 3, San Francisco, TBD

See the full Innovators A-list here.

 

PebblePost Named to Top 100 NYC Startups

Berlin-based the Hundert releases its “powerful visual expression of the tech scene in New York” with the introduction of the 100 most exciting startups in the city.

PebblePost was named one of the most thrilling startups in the magazine across 35 industries (available for download here) alongside Casper, Bark & Co., Adore Me, Thinx and many more.

The 100 finalists were selected by an expert panel of 40 judges including Arianna Huffington (Founder, The Huffington Post), Ben Lerer (Managing Partner, Lerer Hippeau Ventures), Philippe von Borries (Co-Founder and CEO, Refinery29), Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg (Chairman, Spitzberg Partners) and Henry Blodget (Co-Founder and CEO, Business Insider).

Read the full release via the Hundert here.

Photo credits: © Saskia Uppenkamp
Pictured from left: Tom Gibbons (Co-Founder, VP Product Experience and Design), Lewis Gersh (Co-Founder, CEO) and Rob Victor (Co-Founder, CTO)