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Velocify CEO Nick Hedges Named 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™ Finalist

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LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EY has announced that Nick Hedges, CEO & President of Velocify, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 Award in Greater Los Angeles.  The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  Award recipients will be announced at a black-tie awards gala on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. This recognition continues the string of award wins for Hedges and Velocify this year, having been named a 2014 CRM Excellence Award winner, as well as a 2014 SIIA Software CODiE Award Finalist, and a recipient of the CUSTOMER 2014 Product of the Year Award.

Velocify CEO Nick Hedges Named 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™ Finalist

"I am thrilled to be nominated as a finalist amongst such a prestigious list of successful entrepreneurs in the Greater Los Angeles area," said Nick Hedges, CEO & President at Velocify. "This individual recognition is really a reflection of the success of Velocify and the incredible impact our business is having on the sales profession. We are witnessing a once in a lifetime shift in the way that sales is undertaken.  Sales professionals today are increasingly engaging with their prospects and clients remotely versus in the field. Velocify's software is critical for companies making this shift."

Velocify enables sales teams to meet the demands of today's faster paced buyer-seller exchange and increase revenue though unique, cloud-based sales automation software. The company is primed for future growth as sales organizations across the globe continue to shift from traditional field sales to inside sales models in order to drive more predictable revenue and improve return on investment.

About Velocify

Velocify is a market-leading provider of cloud-based intelligent sales software, designed for high-velocity sales environments. Velocify helps sales teams keep pace with the speed of opportunity and increase revenue by driving rapid lead response, increased selling discipline, improved productivity, and actionable selling insights. The company has helped more than 1,500 companies across a variety of industries improve customer acquisition practices and sales performance. Velocify was recently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by Deloitte and a Best Place to Work by the Los Angeles Business Journal.   For more information please visit Velocify.com or follow the company on Twitter @Velocify.

For more information about Velocify or its technology, please visit the company's website and blog, or follow the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or YouTube.

About EY Entrepreneur of the Year™

EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur of the Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.

Velocify is a market-leading provider of cloud-based intelligent sales software, designed for high-velocity sales environments. Velocify helps sales teams keep pace with the speed of opportunity and improve conversion rates by driving rapid lead response, increased selling discipline, improved productivity, and actionable selling insights. The company has helped more than 1,500 companies across a variety of industries improve customer acquisition practices and sales performance.

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