MONTREAL, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Acquisio, the award-winning performance media platform and leading provider of technology for marketers and agencies buying ads on any online channel, is named as one of Canada's fastest growing technology companies in the 15th annual Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM awards. The Fast 50 program recognizes the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada, based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years. Acquisio's increase in revenues of 1,996% from 2007 to 2011 resulted in a ranking of 8th.
In addition, Acquisio was ranked 71 in the Deloitte Fast 500. The Fast 500 ranks the 500 fastest growing companies throughout North America in the technology, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology sectors.
"Canadian Fast 50 companies innovate, demonstrate entrepreneurship, create jobs, and invest in R&D," said Richard Lee, National Leader, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group, Deloitte. "Acquisio is an example of a company that shows passion, determination and drive that are so important for growth in the Canadian technology sector."
Acquisio's CEO Martin Le Sauteur, credits Acquisio's continued drive to empower digital marketers through technology, enabling them to optimize every aspect of their online marketing initiatives with speed, accuracy and efficiency via a single, integrated performance media platform for the company's 1,996% percent revenue growth.
Le Sauteur said, "This year's ranking of 8th shows both the increasing appetite for performance media, as well as the superb achievements of everyone in the business. It's been a fast and furious 12 months, with the acquisition and integration of key technologies such as ClickEquations and AdMetrica, our first User Summit held in Montreal, plus the development and launch of a range of new features and services, as well as continued strong growth in both client numbers and throughput. We want to thank our clients, investors and employees that contributed to our goal, which is to deliver digital marketers the best platform for all their online marketing initiatives."
Now in its 15th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM program recognizes leaders in the Canadian technology industry and tracks the successful growth of Canadian-grown global leaders. The program augments the broader Deloitte North American Technology Fast 500™ initiative, with winners automatically eligible for this elite ranking.
To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM ranking, companies must have been in business for at least five years, have revenues of at least $5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary technology, and conduct research and development activities in Canada. A panel of industry experts evaluates and judge companies based on four key criteria: competitive advantage; size, growth, and market attractiveness; management effectiveness and organization; and financial performance.
Acquisio provides digital marketers with a performance media platform that enables them to optimize the results of their search, social, mobile, and display marketing programs with speed, accuracy, and efficiency, and with full control over every aspect of their online marketing initiatives.
With more than 4,000 users and 10,000 brands under its management, Acquisio is the multi-channel marketing solution preferred by agencies and marketers alike. Clients include WPP, Omnicom, IPG and Publicis; as well as performance media companies Bertelsmann, Cossette, iProspect, Isobar, NetBooster, PhD, and Yellow Pages Group. Info: www.acquisio.com.
The company is based in Montreal, Quebec with offices in Seattle, New York City, and London. For more information, visit www.acquisio.com.
North 6th Agency, Inc. (For Acquisio)
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