Bazaarvoice Provides Update on Austin Ventures

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bazaarvoice, Inc. (Nasdaq:BV), the world’s largest network of active shoppers, today announced that Austin Ventures, an early-stage venture capital investor, has notified the Company of its intent to distribute the common stock of the Company held by Austin Ventures to its partners.  As of August 11, 2015, Austin Ventures held 10,693,535 shares of common stock of the Company.

“We appreciate the contributions and support that Austin Ventures has provided Bazaarvoice over the past nine years, and we look forward to the future as we continue to expand our product offerings and grow our business,” stated Gene Austin, president and chief executive officer of Bazaarvoice.

About Bazaarvoice

Bazaarvoice is the world’s largest network of active shoppers, connecting more than one-half billion consumers to thousands of retailers and brands that represent tens of millions of products and services. Online, in-store, and on mobile devices, Bazaarvoice’s technology platform engages consumers, increases sales, and protects loyalty through authentic ratings and reviews, Q&A, and brand-relevant photos, videos, and social posts. Interactions across the Bazaarvoice network yield insights on past, present, and future shopping behavior, enabling marketers to identify competitive advantage. For more information, visit http://www.bazaarvoice.com, read the blog at www.bazaarvoice.com/blog, and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/bazaarvoice.

Forward-looking Statements

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