Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2009
eBridge, Inc. today announced that CEO Mark Cave is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award in the Greater Los Angeles Area. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Tuesday, June 23 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
"It's a truly wonderful surprise to be named as a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year awards - it's a very impressive group of companies, and one with which we're enormously proud to be included," said Cave. "The honor belongs entirely to our hard working, innovative team at eBridge, and our outstanding Board and Advisory Board members. Our tradition of year-on-year growth rates of over 50% is a testament to their tremendous efforts - and we're looking forward to continuing this great tradition in 2009."
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 23rd anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 14, 2009. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors.
In the Greater Los Angeles Area, sponsors include Marsh, Scherzer International and Bowne.
About eBridge, Inc.
eBridge, Inc. is an internet marketing company dedicated to advancing the growth and success of local businesses. Through its flagship property, ZipWeb.com, eBridge provides local businesses with tools and services to help them gain essential locally- targeted exposure to potential customers online. ZipWeb.com promotes one-to-one interaction between its clients and their customers through marketing campaign management, proprietary commerce and communication tools, and a patent-pending "local first" search algorithm that combine to build a true lasting connection between local customers and local businesses.
About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program
Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The 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, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.