Fast Company Announces 2013 Ranking of World's 50 Most Innovative Companies


REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Banjo, the leader in real time cross platform content discovery announced today that it has been named to the Fast Company annual list of Most Innovative Companies, which honors leading businesses including Apple, Amazon, Google and Target along with such rising newcomers as Square, Fab and Tumblr.

The Most Innovative Companies is Fast Company's most significant, high-profile editorial effort of the year. Our editorial team spends months gathering and sifting data, to identify those enterprises that exemplify the best in business from across the economy and around the world. The end result is a package that dares to be different, emphasizing not just revenue growth and profit margins but also progressive business models and an ethos of creativity. This year's honorees include major brands like Samsung and Coca-Cola, creative upstarts like Nasty Gal and Uber, and social disruptors like Coursera and D-Rev.

"We are honored to be recognized in The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Local category by Fast Company" said Damien Patton, CEO of Banjo. "Our team is extremely proud of the success and rapid growth we have experienced. It is a validation of our work to create the experience of being anywhere in the world through the eyes of the people who are there."

Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue (March 2013) is on newsstands beginning February 19th and available online at as well as in app form via iTunes.

Banjo provides real time content discovery by location across multiple social networks. From a mobile device, Banjo brings the experience of being anywhere in the world through the eyes of the people who are there. Banjo is available for free on Android, iOS and tablet in 14 languages. Learn more at

Fast Company is the world's leading progressive business-media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical economics), leadership, and design. In print and through digital and social channels, as well as live events, Fast Company reports on and addresses the most progressive business leaders. Editor Robert Safian was named AdWeek's Editor of the Year in 2009. Under the leadership of publisher Christine Osekoski, Fast Company made AdWeek's Hot List for three consecutive years, and executive editor Noah Robischon has tripled traffic and revenue. Fast Company is owned by Joe Mansueto, founder, chairman, and CEO of Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research.

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