Skillz named to Fast Company’s annual list of “100 Best Workplaces for Innovators” | Business and finance

SAN FRANCISCO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – August 4, 2021–

Skillz (NYSE: SKLZ), the leading mobile gaming platform providing fair and fun competition to gamers around the world, has been nominated for Fast business’ s third annual list of the “100 Best Workplaces for Innovators”. This latest honor follows a series of exemplary industry awards and accolades Skillz has received, underscoring the company’s commitment to pioneering the future of mobile gaming and esports.

Skillz ranked No. 37 on the list, joining companies such as Google, IBM, Moderna, Samsung, General Motors and Mattel, which are ranked, according to the terms of Fast business Editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta, based on having “created and supported cultures of innovation, even though remote work extended until 2021”.

“This new list of the best places to work for innovators honors organizations that have found ways to collaborate and invent despite the challenges of the pandemic, ensuring that employees are at the forefront,” he said. -she adds.

“At Skillz, we pride ourselves on creating a workplace where innovation and entrepreneurship thrive,” said Andrew Paradise, CEO and Founder of Skillz. “To be recognized by Fast Company for attracting, fostering and retaining the best and brightest minds in our industry is a true honor, especially since our diverse and talented team is what keeps us moving forward as we revolutionize the future of competitive entertainment. “

For its third annual list, Fast business has partnered with Accenture, a leading global professional services company, to determine the best places to work for innovators in 2021. Fast business’ Accenture editors and researchers combed over 1,500 organizations, from small nonprofits to top Fortune 500 companies, to determine the final ranking of winners from around the world which, according to the magazine , “Share a passion for giving employees the freedom to explore creative ideas. that benefit their businesses and communities.

the Fast business The Recognition is the latest in a series of awards honoring Skillz as a great place to work. In May, the company was named to the 2021 list of “Best Places to Work” published by the San Francisco Business Hours and Silicon Valley Business Journal, which recognizes companies “known for recruiting and retaining the best and the brightest.” The following month, Skillz was named to Parity.org’s 2021 ‘Best Companies for Women to Move Up’ list, which recognizes organizations with benefits, programs and policies that ensure women have meaningful opportunities to advance their lives. career. Skillz has joined other top companies such as Airbnb, Salesforce, NASDAQ, Adobe, Fidelity Investments, Ralph Lauren, SAP, Best Buy, and PepsiCo on these lists.

A feature article on the Top 100 Workplaces for Innovators will appear in the September print edition of Fast business, which will be on newsstands on August 17th.

For more information on why Skillz was named one of the Best Places to Work for Innovators and how to join the company’s rapidly growing team across a wide variety of departments and disciplines, please visit Skillz or LinkedIn careers page.

Skillz is the leading mobile gaming platform that connects players in fair, fun and meaningful competition. The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games. Leveraging its patented technology, Skillz hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for millions of mobile gamers around the world and hands out millions of prizes every month. Skillz has been recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, CNBC’s Disruptor 50, Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startups, and America’s # 1 Fastest Growing Company on Inc. 5000. www.skillz.com

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