The American Business Awards, known as the Stevies, are the world's premier business awards. They honor the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. Fiksu was awarded the Gold Stevie in the Mobile Marketing Campaign of the Year category for its QuizUp campaign.
For the second year in a row, Fiksu has been named the "Most Effective Mobile Advertising Platform/Network" at the Effective Mobile Marketing Awards. Now in its fourth year, these awards recognize the effectiveness of mobile global marketing campaigns, applications, sites, and other activities in the mobile channel.
The Globe’s Top Places to Work survey honors employers who care for their most valuable resource: the people who work for them. Based on a survey of over 76,000 individuals across hundreds organizations, this award recognized Fiksu for the second year in a row as an employer that pays well, offers progressive benefits and creative perks, allows the flexibility needed to have good lives both at work and at home, embraces the diverse backgrounds of their employees, and offers a promising future to all of their workers.
The Mobile Merit Awards recognize companies, individuals, and technologies that shape the way the world communicates, noting excellence achieved in the global mobile industry. These annual awards cover multiple sectors within the mobile arena for work with the greatest likely impact on the market. Fiksu was recognized as the runner-up in the Mobile Marketing Innovation category.
The Boston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work award is designed to honor the area's leading employers that go beyond the norm to foster an enjoyable and meaningful work environment for their employees. For the third year in a row, Fiksu is recognized as one of the Boston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work as a company that creates a positive work environment, and attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture.
The MITX What’s Next Awards (formerly the Innovation Awards) celebrates the most exciting tech, creative, and digital marketing innovations in the region. Fiksu was named a finalist in the “Best Use of Mobile (Phone, Tablet or Text) – Marketing” category for its QuizUp campaign. Fiksu was also a MITX Innovations Awards finalist in 2011 and 2013.
The Top 100 North America forum celebrates the top private companies in the North America region. Red Herring’s editorial team analyzes hundreds of cutting edge companies and technologies and select those who are positioned to grow at an explosive rate.
Fiksu Founder and CEO Micah Adler was selected as one of 30 recipients of the 2012 Innovation All-Stars awards by Mass High Tech and the Boston Business Journal. He was named as one of 15 Tech Luminaries who are driven and influential leaders of New England's innovation economy, recognizes his achievements in bringing positive change to the mobile ecosystem and building a sustainable, growing business in the New England area
AlwaysOn Global 250 recognizes the top emerging private companies that are creating new business opportunities in the global technology industries. This includes private companies that are demonstrating significant market traction and pursuing game-changing technology in a number of sectors, including mobile. Fiksu’s inclusion in the 2012 AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley.
The ad:tech Startup Spotlight Series showcases the “most innovative, enterprising new companies in digital marketing.” Selected from hundreds of mobile-focused companies by a group of agency execs, VCs and entrepreneurs, Fiksu was one of four companies that competed for ad:tech’s 2012 Innovation Award in the mobile category and was selected as the Startup Spotlight winner.
The annual Mobile Excellence Awards is regarded as one of the most influential and coveted awards programs in the industry, honoring the “best of the best” in mobile technology and entertainment. Fiksu was selected as a finalist in the “Mobile Innovation” category for 2011.
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year program recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have demonstrated excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Fiksu’s CEO and founder Micah Adler was named the 2014 Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Mobile Technology category in New England. He was a finalist for the award in both 2012 and 2013.
The OnMedia NYC Top 100 award recognizes cutting edge technology companies that have emerged as leaders in the worlds of advertising, media, marketing, branding and publishing. Inclusion in the OnMedia Top 100 signifies “leadership amongst peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players.” Fiksu was selected as a winner in the “B2B: Technology Enablers” category for 2012.