Fortune 1000 Technology Company Selects IZEAx as its Influencer Marketing Platform

, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA),
operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and
publishers with influential content creators, today announced that a
Fortune 1000 technology company has selected IZEAx as its influencer
marketing platform. The company has licensed IZEAx to manage its
influencer marketing efforts and has contracted for a mid six-figure
spend through the IZEAx marketplace.

“We have seen significant growth of IZEAx licensing and marketplace
spend this year,” commented Ted Murphy, Founder and CEO of IZEA. “The
rapid pace of IZEAx feature innovation combined with the technology we
have integrated from the TapInfluence acquisition has positioned us very
uniquely in our industry. Customers are recognizing the numerous
advantages provided by our platform, and appreciate the scale our
organization brings to support their ongoing success.”

About IZEA Worldwide, Inc.

IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (“IZEA”) operates online platforms that connect
marketers with content creators. IZEA platforms automate influencer
marketing and custom content development, allowing brands and agencies
to scale their marketing programs. IZEA influencers include everyday
creators as well as celebrities and accredited journalists. Creators are
compensated for producing unique content such as long and short form
text, videos, photos, status updates, and illustrations for marketers or
distributing such content on behalf of marketers through their personal
websites, blogs, and social media channels. Marketers receive
influential content and engaging, shareable stories that drive
awareness. For more information about IZEA, visit

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