New York - Inc. magazine today ranked Extreme Reach, a leading video platform for integrated TV, online and mobile advertising, #171 on its 32nd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. With three-year sales growth of 2,349 percent, Extreme Reach comes in at #26 in the advertising and marketing industry and #8 in the Boston metro area.
"From the start, our vision has been to power the world's digital video advertising," said John Roland, CEO and co-founder of Extreme Reach. "The convergence of video advertising across multiple screens creates both challenges and opportunities for advertisers. Our platform is the industry's first to enable advertisers to execute and measure video campaigns across every screen. We're on an extraordinary growth path and are very pleased to be included in the Inc. 500."
Extreme Reach was founded in 2008. Today, the company's platform is used by more than 3,000 ad agencies and brands to manage and execute video advertising campaigns. The Extreme Reach platform is a cloud-based technology platform designed to unify the management, delivery and measurement of advertising across all video media, including traditional television, online, mobile and connected TV.
Last week, Extreme Reach announced the acquisition of the TV business of Digital Generation, Inc. (Nasdaq:DGIT), an ad distribution competitor, for $485 million in cash. The merger, when completed, will be another important milestone in the company's continued growth.
The 2013 Inc. 500, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 20 to November 20 and on Inc.com), is the most competitive crop in the list's history. To make the cut, companies had to have achieved a staggering minimum of 918.59% in sales growth. The Inc. 500' s aggregate revenue is $14.1 billion, with a median three-year growth of 1739 percent. The companies on this year's Inc. 500 employ more than 52,100 people and generated over 44,912 jobs in the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 500|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/500.
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. The companies of the Inc. 500 represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found in its entirety on Inc.com.
Extreme Reach is the leading provider of cross-media video advertising solutions that span TV, online, mobile and all other video media. The Extreme Reach video platform enables the seamless management, delivery and measurement of multi-screen advertising campaigns. The company's cross-media video ad delivery network is the largest in the world. More than 3,000 advertisers and agencies look to Extreme Reach to connect and simplify their video advertising. The company is headquartered in Needham, Mass., with offices in New York, Chicago, Burbank, Detroit, Toronto, San Francisco, Dallas, Seattle and Louisville.
For more information, visit the Extreme Reach website: extremereach.com.