Recognized Among Women-Run Businesses as the Most Innovative Company of the Year with Ten or More Employees

BOULDER, Colo. – November 20, 2015 – Rapt Media has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the category of Most Innovative Company of the Year — More Than 10 Employees in the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

“We are thrilled that Rapt Media has been awarded Gold for the Most Innovative Company of the Year,” said Erika Trautman, CEO and founder of Rapt Media. “This is a great time to be working in content and technology and to be a part of the fast pace of innovation. It is an honor to be recognized by this prestigious award alongside so many incredible women and companies.”

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2015 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners Friday, November 13th during a dinner event attended by more than 400 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The presentations were broadcast live via Livestream.

Rapt Media was recognized for its ability to bridge the technical, data-driven side of content with the creative, emotional possibilities of interactive video. Rapt Media’s achievements over the past year have been beyond impressive, ranging from raising $8.2M in funding to patenting an innovative mobile solution that enables a seamless user experience for interactive video on iPhone and Android devices. The company has made huge strides in interactive marketing and are playing a crucial role in leading the charge to the future of video.

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

“We are again humbled by the accomplishments of so many high-achieving women in this program,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. Their work is an inspiration to girls and women around the world who dream of starting and growing a business, managing a leading company, or improving their community. We congratulate all of this year’s Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Awards.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at

About Rapt Media
Rapt Media has created the only interactive storytelling tech combining personalized narrative with unparalleled data integration. Our HTML5, mobile-native video platform gives you the power to intrigue, turning viewers into participants and engagement into real insights. Welcome to the future of video.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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