October 20, 2022 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Augustus Media was honored in the Fast Company Middle East’s Most Innovative Companies 2022 list in the Media category.
Augustus Media received this recognition at an event held at Armani Hotel, Dubai, attended by over 200 iconic pioneers, VCs, ground-breaking innovators, and business leaders from across the region.
“Thank you Fast Company. A media brand that is clear with what its lens is, what it stands for and what its celebrates. Media is such an important ecosystem from performing arts that we saw earlier with platform innovators like Mark Zukerberg, to media personalities like our hosts that night.
At Augustus Media, we strive to be a part of the media ecosystem in the Middle East, defining a modern media company for the digital age. 7 years ago we wrote down a mission to become the new media company of choice in the Arab World. The awards night reminds us that we are headed in the right direction. Thank you Fast Company and thank you to our team.
We believe in the talented media personalities in the region and this is for them!”
Richard Fitzgerald, CEO & Founder
Hundreds of companies vied to compete in categories ranging from advertising and artificial intelligence to sustainability and fintech, and a team of editors worked relentlessly, sorting and sifting through nominations to make the final decision.
The prestigious list includes 42 companies that reshaped their businesses and industries across 25 categories, including AI, retail, enterprise and many more. Other prominent winners
include L’oreal Middle East, TikTok, OSN+, Sony PlayStation, FIVE Hotels and Resorts, Aramex PJSC, Virgin Mobile UAE and more.
Since 2008, Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies has been the definitive source for recognizing organizations transforming industries and shaping society.
“Most Innovative Companies is one of our highly anticipated editorial efforts. It provides a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors. And we were enthused by both the quantity and quality of the nominations received. Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, and this list best reflects that,” said Ravi Raman, Publisher of Fast Company Middle East.
About Fast Company Middle East
Fast Company Middle East’s is the region’s leading business media brand, focused on innovation, technology, business and leadership. Apart from the online platform, Fast Company Middle East hosts awards and events like Most Creative People in Business, World Changing Ideas, and Most Innovative Companies.
About Augustus Media
Augustus Media is an award-winning Middle Eastern digital media company based in Dubai and Riyadh and has been designed to adapt and evolve to this perpetually changing media environment.
Lovin’ captures the best of the world around us: what we see, do, think, eat, and drink. Lovin’s mantra is simple: Lovin’ Your Life.
Smashi is a business, tech, and culture streaming service from the Middle East, for the driven, the dreamers, and the doers.