has been part of what founder and CEO Josh Linkner calls a "reverse brain drain," attracting employees from the coasts to work at the Internet promotion agency based in Pleasant Ridge, right next to downtown Royal Oak.
The company, founded in 1999, produces online marketing and promotions tools for companies like GM, Ford, and Daimler Chrysler, of course, but also Conagra, General Mills, Hardee's, Adidas, Disney and more. (Check out all the big names on ePrize's online portfolio
With its home base is in Pleasant Ridge (right near Royal Oak), ePrize also has offices in London, Dallas, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. It employs about 300 people, about 260 of whom work locally.
Metro Mode TV producer/director Tom Hendrickson
captures their story. Watch it on the You Tube screen below.