ATLANTA, May 15, 2014 — Cardlytics, the leader in Card-Linked Marketing, today announced that President & COO, Lynne Laube, has been named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Southeast, in the technology category. The award program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. “I am very pleased to be selected as a finalist for this prestigious award by such a well-regarded organization,” said Lynne Laube. “I look forward to meeting the other finalists and celebrating our collective achievements and contributions to the Southeast region.” Lynne Laube cofounded the advertising & technology company, Cardlytics, Inc. with Scott Grimes in 2008. The company has grown to over 250 employees in six short years, with nearly 400 financial institution partners including Bank of America, PNC Bank and Regions Bank. Prior to founding Cardlytics, Lynne served as Vice President and COO at Capital One, where she helped build Payments, Capital One’s most significant and strategic innovation investment. In her 13 years at Capital One, Lynne held a number of leadership positions and was responsible for the key innovations, including the formation and growth of the core U.S. credit card business, expansion in the UK, and development of several new U.S. business lines. The award winners will be announced at a gala on Thursday, June 26th at the Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta hotel, in Atlanta, Georgia.
About EY Entrepreneur of the Year Southeast
EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur of the Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
Cardlytics is a leading advertising & technology company and the pioneer in Card-Linked Marketing. Through partnerships with nearly 400 financial institutions, including Bank of America, Lloyds Banking Group and others, the company has insight into consumer purchase behavior for ~70% of U.S. households and ~30% of U.K. households, capturing spending across all stores and categories. Cardlytics’ patented technology allows advertisers to make a direct connection to millions of active buyers, through their online banking and mobile banking applications. Cardlytics is headquartered in Atlanta, with offices in London, New York and San Francisco. The company is funded by leading investors in Boston and Silicon Valley, as well as a strategic investment from the world’s leading loyalty company, Aimia.