LiveAuctioneers’ Jason Finger named EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist

Jason Finger

Jason Finger of LiveAuctioneers

NEW YORK – EY has announced that Jason Finger of LiveAuctioneers is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the New York region.

LiveAuctioneers is the industry-leading marketplace for buying and selling from top auction houses via live auctions from around the world. With over 13 million buyers and thousands of sellers using the platform, has become the most trusted way to find treasured items that have been curated by experts.

Upon being named a finalist, Jason said, “LiveAuctioneers’ success is because of our team’s commitment to helping our auction-house partners grow their businesses and helping our millions of bidders to find beautiful, curated items for addition to a personal collection, use as a thoughtful gift, or resell. There is no greater validation of the positive impact of our efforts on our industry than this recognition by Ernst & Young. It is really my team that deserves all of the credit and I am thrilled to have been recognized on its behalf.”

EY’s awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Jason was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 12 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Now in its 32nd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 10, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.


Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In New York, sponsors also include Marsh, Empire Valuation Consultants, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Pine Hill Group, DLA Piper and SolomonEdwards Group.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program 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. 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 and more than 60 countries.

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