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Vote Spokeo for SXSW Interactive 2016

Written by August 20, 2015

The 23rd annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin March 11 through March 15, and we couldn’t be more excited to announce that Spokeo is in the running to be a featured workshop at this year’s event! Spokeo’s proposed workshop is called “How to Build a Website to 18M+ Unique Visitors.” SXSW is an incubator…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, Tech Watch

SPOKEO RANKS ON PRESTIGIOUS INC. 5000 LIST

Written by August 12, 2015

Leading People Search Website Named Number 1,114 on List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies Pasadena, Calif. (August 12, 2015) – Spokeo, a leading people search engine, today announced that it was named to the 2015 Inc. 5000 list. The list represents the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Spokeo has a three-year revenue growth of…
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Version 9.0 Launches Following Spokeo’s Migration to Amazon Web Services

Written by July 29, 2015

Have you noticed any new options available to you while searching on Spokeo in the last few weeks? Or perhaps better and faster results when you search a name? Spokeo recently released version 9.0 to all of the premium users and we’re very excited about what it means for you!   All About Version 9.0…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search

2015 Spokeo Search Angel Awards Honor Three Devoted Volunteers

Written by July 21, 2015

Leading People Search Engine Recognizes Search Angels For Their Efforts In Reconnecting Adult Adoptees and Their Families Nationwide Pasadena, Calif., July 22, 2015 – Spokeo (www.spokeo.com), the leading people search engine, along with an advisory committee comprised of leaders from a variety of adoption organizations, today announced three honorees for the Annual Spokeo Search Angel Awards: Kimberley…
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Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Reunions, Spokeo Search Angels

Spokeo #25 on LABJ’s List of Minority-Owned Businesses

Written by July 1, 2015

In June, Spokeo was proud to have made it into the top 25 of the LA Business Journal’s List of Minority-Owned Businesses. The list is comprised of LA County-based companies ranked by their 2014 revenue. We’re excited to be included amongst such great company yet again! Topping the list were mega fashion retailer Forever 21…
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Spokeo Wins Prestigious 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award For Greater Los Angeles

Written by June 18, 2015

Ernst & Young LLP announced CEO and Co-founder Harrison Tang of Spokeo, a leading people search website, as the winner in the Consumer Services category of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Awards in Greater Los Angeles. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation,…
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EY announces Harrison Tang as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 finalist in Greater LA

Written by May 12, 2015

  PASADENA, CALIF (May 11, 2015)– EY today announced that Harrison Tang, the CEO and Co-founder of Spokeo, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Awards in Greater Los Angeles. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment…
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US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Spokeo’s Case

Written by May 7, 2015

The United States Supreme Court announced last week that it will hear our case, Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins.  The case raises the important issue of whether the Constitution permits a lawsuit to proceed merely on the allegation that federal law has been violated when the plaintiff cannot claim that he has been harmed in a…
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Spokeo in the News, The Spokeo Perspective

SPOKEO ANNOUNCES 2015 SEARCH ANGEL AWARD NOMINATIONS AT THE 36th AMERICAN ADOPTION CONGRESS INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Written by March 26, 2015

Nominations Are Now Open For Volunteers Who Help Individuals Search for Their Families PASADENA, Calif. (March 26, 2015) – Spokeo, the leading people search service, has launched the call for 2015 Spokeo Search Angel Award nominations. For the third year in a row, the program is recognizing and rewarding the search angels who donate their time,…
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Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Search Angels

Find Your Celebrity Birthday Twin: Introducing Famous People Birthdays

Written by March 24, 2015

Our birthdays say so much about us. “What’s your sign?” is one of the most common questions when trying to get to know someone. Sharing a birthday can create a special bond between two people. Here to serve you with all of your celebrity knowledge needs, Spokeo has launched a new page that helps you…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, People Search Trends