Dealer.com Among Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™ Companies Recognized for Automotive Digital Technology Offerings for 5th Consecutive Year
BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealer.com, a leading provider of marketing and operations software and services for the automotive industry, today announced it ranked 185 on Deloitte's 2013 Technology Fast 500™ list. Recognized for achieving 44 percent revenue growth last year, Dealer.com has established a track record for developing effective, targeted digital advertising technology and marketing software for the automotive industry. This marks the fifth consecutive time Dealer.com has been acknowledged on this prestigious list.
"We are proud to be ranked as one of North America's fastest growing technology companies," said Rick Gibbs, chief executive officer of Dealer.com. "As more car buyers rely on digital media as part of their research and comparison shopping process, we play an increasing role in helping dealers figure out how to use digital technology to drive sales. We rely on our own culture of collaboration to stay fresh, devise up-to-date offerings and ultimately deliver on our promise to connect car dealers to car buyers."
Since 2008, Dealer.com has realized sales growth of more than 30 percent. The Dealer.com platform offers dealers a range of technological capabilities, including website, advertising, customer relationship management (CRM), and inventory products.
Dealer.com was previously ranked 149 in 2012, 178 in 2011, 150 in 2010, and 214 in 2009 on the Technology Fast 500™ list.
About Deloitte's 2013 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2008 to 2012. Overall, 2013 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 137 percent to 208,897 percent from 2008 to 2012, with an average growth of 2,600 percent.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.
Dealer.com is the automotive industry's leading provider of a streamlined and intuitive solution for managing dealership marketing and operations. The company's platform-based Inventory, Advertising, Website and CRM products allow OEMs, dealer groups, retail and agencies to leverage innovative technology to relevantly connect to their customers. The company's unique commitment to culture, with a focus on health and wellness, makes it one of the most desirable places to work. More information on Dealer.com can be found at http://www.dealer.com.