YouEarnedIt Wins Gold and Silver Stevie® Awards in the 2018 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

**This news is prior to the company’s rebrand to Kazoo in April 2019.**


AUSTIN, Texas – November 27, 2018 – YouEarnedIt, the leading HR SaaS company that improves bottom-line performance metrics by enhancing the employee experience, today announced the company won a Gold Stevie Award in the 15th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. The company won a Gold Stevie in the Company of the Year category for Business Products with more than 10 employees and co-founder Autumn Manning won a Silver Stevie in the Female Executive of the Year category for Business Products with 11- 2,500 employees.

Produced by the creators of the American Business Awards and International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run– worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners during a dinner event attended by more than 550 people at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City.

As a dominant force in Human Capital Management with an industry-leading customer retention rate, YouEarnedIt amplifies company culture through its employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. Working with more than 500 customers – from 100 employee companies to global Fortune 100 enterprises – to grow company culture, the Austin-based business has rapidly grown in 2018.

In April, YouEarnedIt announced a strategic partnership with Vista Equity Partners. The company is now part of Vista’s Endeavor Fund, focused on emerging, high growth companies with mission-critical enterprise software and data solutions. With Vista’s backing, YouEarnedIt has further extended its product platform into the performance enablement market with the acquisition of HighGround, a leading real-time performance management provider. Together, YouEarnedIt and HighGround will better serve customers with enhanced social recognition, an unparalleled rewards engine, the ability to easily capture the voice of employees, and an industry-leading real-time performance management solution.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. 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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