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Jul 01

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

by Vanessa • 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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Jun 18

Spokeo Wins Prestigious 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award For Greater Los Angeles

by Vanessa • 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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May 28

Spokeo CEO Talks Challenges and Funding for Startups

by Vanessa • May 28, 2015

According to Forbes, a whopping 90% of startups are destined to fail. Spokeo began in 2006 and most recently celebrated its most successful year to date. Take a look at what our CEO, Harrison Tang had to say about challenges and funding as an entrepreneur in a recent Q&A with LA News Group.  

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May 12

EY announces Harrison Tang as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 finalist in Greater LA

by Vanessa • 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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May 07

US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Spokeo’s Case

by Vanessa • 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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Apr 09

Built in LA: 6 LA Tech Companies You Should Intern With

by Vanessa • April 9, 2015

Today we’re proud to have our awesome internship program featured on “Built In LA.” We wrote about our stellar interns last summer, and (unfortunately for you) already have this year’s four superstars lined up to storm the Spokeo offices in May. Nonetheless, take a quick read to learn more about the awesome program we host […]

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Jan 27

Forbes Names Spokeo One of America’s Most Promising Companies

by Vanessa • January 27, 2015

We’re excited to report that Forbes named Spokeo #75 on it’s annual list of “America’s Most Promising Companies!” The list includes a ranking of private companies generating less than $300 million annually. In order to create the list, editors reviewed hundreds of entries noting a company’s revenue, growth rate, product ideas, management and other factors. According […]

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Jan 09

Spokeo In the News

by Vanessa • January 9, 2015

The LA News Group outlets (LA Daily News, Pasadena Star-News, Daily Bulletin, and more) published a great piece featuring Spokeo’s CEO, Harrison Tang, Edward Milan (one of our favorite reunion story participants) and 2013 Spokeo Search Angel Connie Gray. Read the full piece here.  

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Dec 31

2014: Spokeo’s Year in Review

by Vanessa • December 31, 2014

From great growth to new partnerships and powerful reunions, it’s been quite the year for Spokeo! Let’s take a trip down memory lane and note some of the big moments on the Spokeo blog…. We kick off the year by partnering with cyber dating expert, Julie Spira, to help you stay safe as you searched for […]

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Dec 17

Spokeo Reports Growth Surge with 159% Increase in Revenue Over Three Years

by Vanessa • December 17, 2014

Leading People Search Website Advances its Market Dominance and Almost Doubles in Employee Count Pasadena, Calif. (December 17, 2014) – Spokeo, the leading people search engine, today announced that it is closing out 2014 with its most successful year-to-date. The company experienced a 159 percent increase in revenue growth between 2012 and 2014. Spokeo has also […]

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