Leading Marketing Platform for Commerce Ranks among America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Durham, NC, August 28, 2014 -- Inc. magazine today ranked Bronto Software on its 33rd annual Inc. 500 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.
Bronto is the only marketing platform for commerce on the list, and is one of the few marketing software companies to remain consistently ranked for six consecutive years. With 2013 revenue of $27M, Bronto saw an impressive three-year growth rate of 146%. From 2010-2013, the company added ninety-nine jobs, and ended 2013 with 177 employees. With new roles hired in 2014, Bronto’s headcount now exceeds 220.
Over 1300 brands worldwide use the Bronto Marketing Platform to create, plan and manage targeted, data-driven marketing campaigns to drive commerce online and offline. Bronto was recently ranked the number one email marketing provider to the Internet Retailer Top 1000.
“Bronto is proud to be on the Inc. 5000 list as the only marketing platform for commerce,” said Bronto CEO, Joe Colopy. “Maintaining a consistent ranking among the fastest-growing companies in America is a testament to the effectiveness of our technology, its widespread adoption by commerce marketers and the execution of our vision by the Bronto team.”
The 2014 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 20 to November 30), is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 516%. The Inc. 5000’ s aggregate revenue is $211 billion, generating 505,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 500 5000
The 2014 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2013. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2010 is $100,000; the minimum for 2013 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.
About Inc. and the Inc. 5000
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.
The Inc. 500 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.
Bronto Software provides a cloud-based marketing platform for organizations to drive revenue through their email, mobile and social campaigns. Bronto is the number one ranked email marketing provider to the Internet Retailer Top 1000, with a client roster of leading brands worldwide, including Armani Exchange, Timex, JustFab, Samsonite and Boot Barn. The Bronto Marketing Platform is deeply integrated with commerce platforms, including Magento, Demandware, NetSuite and MarketLive. The company is headquartered in Durham, NC, with additional offices in London and Sydney. For more information, visit http://bronto.com.