NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MAZ was recently recognized as one of the "Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America" by Entrepreneur magazine's Entrepreneur 360™ List, the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this study forged by Entrepreneur, MAZ is recognized as a well-rounded company that has mastered a balance of impact, innovation, growth and leadership. "We are thrilled and honored to be recognized as an impactful, growing business," says MAZ CEO, Paul Canetti. "We will use this recognition as motivation to continue innovating and being leaders in our industry." "Our annual evaluation offers a 360-degree analysis of the current private-business landscape," explains Lisa Murray, Chief Insights Officer of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. "Top performers are determined by how well-rounded they are in these four key operative areas. Entrepreneurship is a complex endeavor—this listing recognizes those who have mastered the challenge and are thriving this year." MAZ enables leaders in media to become leaders in technology. Founded in 2010 by former Apple and Adobe designers and engineers, MAZ powers mobile, wearable, and connected TV apps for over one thousand media brands, including Entrepreneur, Forbes, USA Today, Pearson and Rodale. Honorees were identified based on the results from a comprehensive study of independently-owned companies, using a proprietary algorithm and other advanced analytics. The algorithm was built on a balanced scorecard designed to measure four metrics reflecting major pillars of entrepreneurship—innovation, growth, leadership and impact.