EY has released the names of finalists for its New England Entrepreneur of the Year, and about a quarter of the list hail from the region's marketing, media and ad tech sectors.
Of the 35 area entrepreneurs nominated this year, ten headed up companies that were engaged in marketing, mobile apps or online platforms.
Andrew Graff of Allen & Gerritsen was
the lone agency nominee. He's joined by Christian Dumontet of Foodler, an online platform for ordering takeout food.
Mobile app developers and testers were well represented. Nominees
include: Micah Adler of Fiksu, Bill Seibel of Mobiquity, Yoram Mizrachi of Perfecto Mobile, and Doron Reuveni of uTest.
The Grommet's Jules Pieri and Joanne
Domeniconi both made the list for their product launch platform, along with Ross Silverstein of iPROMOTEu, a nationwide network of promotional products distributors.
making the cut was Tom Beecher of Cartera Commerce, which provides platforms for offers connected with credit cards, frequent flyer programs and other loyalty programs.
be announced at a gala to be held on June 10 at the Sheraton in Boston. Regional winners will also be eligible for EY's Entrepreneur of the Year national awards, which will be given out on Nov. 15 in
Palm Springs, Calif., at EY's annual Strategic Growth Forum.