ATLANTA, May 22, 2014 — Cardlytics, the leader in Card-Linked Marketing, announced today that the company has been honored as one of the Georgia Fast 40. The Georgia Fast 40 was founded in 2008 to honor companies headquartered in the state of Georgia that are achieving sustained growth over a three-year period. This year saw the largest pool of applicants in the history of the event, with over 100 companies submitting applications, which makes this recognition even more rewarding for Cardlytics. “This has been a very exciting year for Cardlytics,” said Scott Grimes, Cardlytics’ CEO. “Thousands of national and regional advertisers are profitably driving growth with Card-Linked Marketing, leading U.S. and European banks continue to join the Cardlytics Advertising Platform, and company revenues grew over 300%.” “Cardlytics has a very impressive growth story, and we’re very pleased to name the company to the Georgia Fast 40 list,” stated Patrick Putman, Chairman of the 2014 Georgia Fast 40 Committee and Managing Director for The PrivateBank. The Georgia Fast 40 recognition event will be held on June 19, 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Atlanta.
About The Georgia Fast 40
The Georgia Fast 40 was founded in 2008 to honor companies headquartered in the state of Georgia achieving sustained growth. Growth is measured objectively based on revenue and employment, whether achieved organically or through acquisition. This award is presented by the Atlanta chapter of Association for Corporate Growth. ACG was founded in 1954 and is a global organization comprised of Company leaders, corporate development officers, private equity professionals, investment bankers, accountants, attorneys, lenders and other professionals focused on growth in the middle market. ACG Atlanta brings together every segment of the growth community to facilitate growth in all forms in the company lifecycle. The companies are categorized into two groups with 20 companies recognized in each.
Cardlytics is a leading advertising and 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.