dotloop CEO Austin Allison Wins Gold in ‘Executive of the Year’ for Best in Biz Awards 2012

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Award Culminates Year of Massive Customer Growth for dotloop as the Real Estate Industry Looks to Eliminate Paperwork, Bring Transactions Online

dotloop, the fastest growing software company in real estate, today announced that CEO Austin Allison has been named the Gold Winner in the Executive of the Year (small company) category for Best in Biz Awards 2012. The Best in Biz Awards are the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

Allison has been recognized for his vision and unparalleled leadership in bringing new technology and innovation to the real estate industry through dotloop’s web-based, collaborative platform that eliminates paperwork by allowing agents, buyers and sellers to handle real estate transactions completely online.

The Best in Biz award is the latest recognition for Allison. In August, Inman News, a prominent real estate technology publication, named Allison as its prestigious “Innovator of the Year,” an award the publication created in 1997 to honor real estate companies, technologies, services and individuals whose innovations have moved the industry forward. Additionally, Entrepreneur Magazine featured Austin on its September cover as one of five start-up CEOs who are disrupting their respective industries.

“This award is further validation of the dotloop team’s exceptional work and of our collective achievements in providing our customers with the best user experience possible,” said dotloop CEO Austin Allison. “ I’m honored to win this award and am proud to share it with the dedicated and talented team that makes dotloop great.”

The judges received more than 400 entries overall for this year’s Best in Biz awards, which were presented in more than 50 categories. Nominations included executives from a diverse set of public and private companies throughout the U.S. and Canada.

dotloop is the fastest growing software company in real estate and has added more than 150,000 new users in 2012 alone. More than 250,000 agents, serving more than 7 million buyers and sellers, in the U.S. and Canada use the company’s platform to eliminate paperwork in real estate transactions. On average, dotloop saves up to 10 hours per transaction and deals are closed 40 percent faster. To get started using dotloop today, visit

About dotloop
dotloop is transforming the real estate industry by providing a secure online platform where any real estate agent can share and electronically sign transaction documents in real time. As the leading provider of collaborative negotiation services, dotloop is available to service all real estate professionals throughout the United States and Canada. dotloop is a collaborative, wholly web-based negotiation platform that lets users add, adjust, approve and sign documents digitally -- addressing the challenges of security, efficiency and overhead costs in today's real estate industry. For more information, please visit

About Best in Biz Awards
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by independent panels of members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate programs during the calendar year: U.S. and Canada, EMEA, and International. Any organization from any industry boasting demonstrated success in the awards program’s region can enter any of the more than 50 company, department or team, executive and product categories. Entries for Best in Biz Awards 2013 EMEA are being accepted from all companies based in or operating in Europe, Middle East and Africa until January 17, 2013.

For more information about the entry process and categories in all three programs, please visit:

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