IZEA Announces Contract Expansions with Multiple Fortune 200 Customers

Orlando, Florida, June 11, 2019 — IZEAWorldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA),operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announced that it has expanded its relationships with multiple Fortune 200 customers. The company has signed a SaaS license renewal with a global electronics manufacturer, expanding platform usage to an additional division of the organization. The company has also signed a mid six-figure managed services contract with a leading global retailer to provide influencer marketing services, and has been awarded additional business by a global financial services provider.

“We have had some strong wins in the back half of Q2 following the release of IZEAx 3.0 and the successful completion of our fundraise,” commented Ted Murphy, the Company’s CEO. “Not only have we added some incredible new marquee customers in the quarter, many of our largest existing customers are expanding their relationships with us. We recently signed a 2-year SaaS license extension with another customer that used our platform last year to buy over $2 million in content directly from our creators.” 

To learn more about IZEAx 3.0 please visit https://izea.com/unity-suite/.

About IZEA Worldwide, Inc. IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (“IZEA”) operates IZEAx,the premier online marketplace that connects marketers with content creators. IZEAxautomates influencer marketing and custom content development, allowing brands and agencies to scale their marketing programs. IZEA creators include 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 https://izea.com/.

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Martin Smith  IZEA Worldwide, Inc.  Phone: 407-674-6911  Email: [email protected]  

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