CAMBRIDGE, MA, Jun 04 (MARKET WIRE) —
Daily Grommet, an online marketplace for consumers to discover and buy
unique products while learning the stories behind them, has been selected
as a winner at the Seventh Annual MITX Technology Awards in the ‘Most
Innovative Business Strategy’ category. The program kicked off New
England Innovation Month by lauding local development and implementation
of technologies in the digital industry. Winners were announced in eleven
categories, in addition to several “Best of” awards and
PricewaterhouseCoopers Promise Awards, at the ceremony attended by more
than 350 industry professionals held on June 2 at the Marriott Copley
Plaza in Boston.
“At Daily Grommet, we make everyday people the core of our business
model, so to be recognized for our innovative business strategy is a
tribute to all consumers who care about what they are purchasing,” said
Jules Pieri, CEO and founder of Daily Grommet. “For MITX to recognize
that Daily Grommet is unique, forward-thinking and making an impact is a
Daily Grommet’s innovative business strategy stems from the company’s
original Citizen Commerce model. When consumers visit Daily Grommet,
they’re empowered to make more informed purchase decisions and submit
their own discoveries. Everyone participates in the process, creating a
more direct connection between buyer and seller, thus demanding a greater
responsibility to make top products and for people to purchase items they
really believe in.
“The Finalists and Winners of the MITX Technology Awards are some of the
most dynamic, creative thinking companies in the digital space,
introducing solutions and advancements that embody what the Mass Tech Hub
stands for — a hub of technology excellence, innovation and
collaboration,” said Kiki Mills, president of MITX. “MITX advocates for
their recognition and growth, as they are a vital contributor to the
region’s economy and clout in the technology industry.”
The MITX Technology Awards program is sponsored through the generous
support of: The Atom Group, Compete, DLA Piper, LEWIS PR, Onward Search,
and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Creative and Supporting partners also
included: Command Identity and Brand Design, Corey Mechanic,
Height&Hands, massAV, and VentureFizz.
For the complete list of winners and other information, please visit the
MITX Awards Web site.
About Daily Grommet
Daily Grommet, based in Lexington, Mass, is a
curated online marketplace featuring products of great utility, style and
invention. The Grommet staff discovers unique products, tests them, and
produces video reviews telling the story behind each creation. By
eliminating barriers between consumers and suppliers, Daily Grommet
offers a powerful new e-commerce model — the first true Citizen Commerce
platform. Just as Citizen Journalism has disrupted traditional news
media, Citizen Commerce is reshaping the commerce experience, enabling
consumers to use their purchasing power to participate directly in the
discovery and success of products in the marketplace. Discover the story
behind inventive and inspiring products at www.dailygrommet.com.
Established in 1996, The Massachusetts Innovation &
Technology Exchange (MITX) is the region’s premier professional
organization for the Internet business and marketing industry. Reaching
more than 7,500 professionals in New England, MITX is the community for
thought leadership, building business relationships and professional
training and development. Members of the MITX community take advantage of
events, sponsorships, speaking opportunities and networking to make
business connections and exchange ideas. With more than 60 events
annually, MITX provides its members with the opportunity to promote their
companies to targeted audiences and provides a valuable forum for
networking with other likeminded peers to source potential business
leads, partnerships, ideas, and funding. MITX is headquartered in
Cambridge, MA. Visit us at www.mitx.org.
Daily Grommet, Inc.
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