Wajam Social Search Wins Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards in Best in Biz Awards 2013

Montreal (PRWEB) November 20, 2013

Wajam (http://www.wajam.com), a leader in social search, has been named a Gold, winner for Technology Department of the Year, Silver winner for Film or Video of the Year and Wajams CTO Andre-Philippe Paquet was named the Bronze winner for Technology Executive of the Year in the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

We are thrilled to end this business year being honored by the industry for our hard work, said Wajam CEO Martin-Luc Archambault. What makes the Best in Biz Awards so meaningful is that it was judged by leading press and industry analysts who critically evaluate and research innovation everyday. Our Silver award for best video shows off the dynamic team culture that has propelled us to where we are now. Our focus for 2014 will be to continue developing better ways to deliver a more personal search experience both on the web and mobile so people can take their friend recommendations with them everywhere on multiple devices. They wont need to hunt for what their friends think, they will be able to access this information seamlessly!

Wajam Social Search continues to innovate in a space with search and social media giants, Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Facebook and Twitter. The company brings social search results to places people normally search so they can find out what matters most to their friends without changing their regular search behavior. Wajam Mobile allows people to tap into the knowledge of their friends with a simple click in Safari or Google Maps.

This years Best in Biz Awards nominees offer services and products that reflect the most current trends in technology, from cloud computing through mobile devices to network connectivity, said Samara Lynn, lead analyst of networking and business at PC Magazine, judging her second Best in Biz Awards program. Truly, all of the nominees and winners represent the ongoing innovation and trends in technology that we who cover the space see on a daily basis.

The third annual Best in Biz Awards program, focusing on companies based or operating in North America, was the most competitive in its history, with the highest number of awards submissions to date and the most distinguished judging panel yet assembled. More than 500 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada. Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2013 were determined by an independent panel of 51 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2013, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2013-winners.

About Best in Biz Awards

Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate programs annually: North America, EMEA, and International. Entries are currently being accepted in the third annual Best in Biz Awards 2013 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) program, until the final entry deadline on January 24, 2014. Any organization from any industry operating in EMEA may enter any of the more than 50 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the EMEA program, please visit: http://emea.bestinbizawards.com.

About Wajam Great Minds Search Alike http://www.wajam.com

Wajam (http://www.wajam.com) is a social search engine that gives you access to the knowledge of your friends when you need it. The Wajam Social Search Everywhere Plugin makes searching the web more personal by adding results from friends to standard searches on Google, Bing or Yahoo! It elevates search relevance by featuring your friends’ likes and reviews for products, places, links, photos and videos within your regular search habits, even in places like Amazon, Yelp, Trip Advisor, YouTube and Ebay. The Wajam Search site gives users the ability to search their network of trusted friends and followers across multiple social networks all in one place. In addition, Wajam features a mobile app to tap into this social knowledge on the go.

In 2013, Wajam was honored with three Best in Biz Awards, as a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Top Companies-to-Watch, as a Top 10 Up-and-Coming Technology Company from PwC Vision to Reality; three Golden Bridge Awards in 2013; four 2013 International Stevies Awards; and three Hot Companies and Best Products Awards. In 2012, the company earned three International Stevies Awards; a Red Herring Americas Top 100 and Global 100 Award; a CIX Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada Award; the C2MTL Emerging Entrepreneurs Award; and Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Jury’s Favorite Award. Wajam received the highest security certifications from TRUSTe, McAfee and Norton, and is committed to protecting privacy and keeping user info safe. Wajam launched in private beta in January 2011 and was founded by Martin-Luc Archambault, who was previously CEO of Zango Canada, the winner of the Quebec Notables Young Professional Award and the winner of an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Wajam is privately held and funded by Bolidea. Visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/wajam or Twitter at https://twitter.com/wajam. Please refer also to our award-winning Press Page or visit our Blog.

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