San Francisco (PRESS RELEASE – October 22, 2010) – VerticalResponse, Inc. a leading provider of self-service email marketing, online survey and direct mail solutions for small businesses, today announced that it ranked number 241 on Technology Fast 500, Deloitte’s ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the five-year period from 2005–2009. VerticalResponse grew 387 percent during this period.
VerticalResponse previously ranked #222 as a Technology Fast 500 award winner for 2009, and ranked #319 in 2008.
“The secret to our success is really our customer-centric focus,” said Janine Popick, CEO of VerticalResponse. “We’re driven by what our customers want; we build the features they need and provide exceptional support. Their success translates to ours, and the result is growth for both of us.”
“VerticalResponse and the other 2010 Technology Fast 500 winners forged ahead in a challenging economic environment to realize exceptional growth,” said Phil Asmundson, vice chairman and Deloitte’s U.S technology, media and telecommunications leader. “Deloitte commends VerticalResponse for this impressive accomplishment.”
“VerticalResponse has proved itself to be one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, and we are proud to honor them as one of the 2010 Technology Fast 500,” said Mark Jensen, managing partner, venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP.
Overall, Technology Fast 500 award winners for 2010 had revenue growth ranging from 146 percent to 164,079 percent from 2005-2009, with an average growth of 2,361 percent.
VerticalResponse, Inc. is a leading provider of self-service email marketing, online VerticalResponse, Inc. is a leading provider of self-service email marketing, online surveys and direct mail services empowering small businesses to easily create, manage and analyze their own direct marketing campaigns. VerticalResponse bundles email, online surveys and postcards to offer customers an integrated Web-based direct marketing solution that’s intuitive and affordable. VerticalResponse is headquartered in San Francisco, California.