SEATTLE (October 9, 2015) — MediaAlpha, a leader in programmatic advertising technology for performance media, today announced that the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ) ranked the company number 7 on its list of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Washington. MediaAlpha was chosen from a group of over 1,000 nominations as one of Washington’s top-performing companies. The company was honored at the event last night at the Westin Seattle; the full list of honorees is featured in PSBJ’s October 8th issue.
“Our success is built on the strong relationships we have developed with our customers and partners who have rapidly embraced the MediaAlpha exchange technology platform,” said MediaAlpha co-founder and CEO Steve Yi. “Our strong growth is a validation of our team’s hard work, creating the most transparent and sophisticated exchange technology in the industry, demonstrated by our market leading position.”
MediaAlpha has developed the first and only transparent, real-time platform for the buying and selling of vertical search media. The platform has quickly disrupted the insurance marketing sector and is now utilized by over 300 leading advertisers and publishers in auto, home, life and health insurance. The company is also expanding its presence into the education and travel verticals.
This is the latest in a series of achievements for MediaAlpha. The Inc. 5000 recognized MediaAlpha as the 17th fastest-growing software company and the 152nd fastest-growing private company in America. MediaAlpha was also ranked as the #1 fastest growing company in the Seattle metro area. The company was selected as a Red Herring Top 100 North America award winner. Its CTO, Eugene Nonko, won the PSBJ Start-Up Technology Leadership Award and a Stevie Award for his technology leadership.
MediaAlpha is an advertising technology company that develops programmatic advertising platforms that bring transparency and efficiency to the buying and selling of performance media. The company’s exchange technology powers transparent, real-time private and open exchanges for insurance and other vertical-specific media. The company is headquartered in Redmond, WA and has offices in Los Angeles, CA and Tampa, FL.