Dealer.com Ranked #150 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2010 Technology Fast 500™ Attributes its 678 Percent Revenue Growth to Innovative Technology and Unique Culture

BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealer.com (www.dealer.com), the global leader in online marketing solutions for auto dealers, today announced that it ranked number 150 on the 2010 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 period from 2005–2009.  Dealer.com grew 678 percent during this period.

Dealer.com's CEO, Mark Bonfigli, credits innovative technology and a unique culture with the company's rapid growth over the past five years.  He said:

"We are pleased to again be ranked highly in this prestigious competition – and to have improved our ranking in each of the last three years.  To a large extent, this success reflects our technical expertise and ability to provide dealers, OEMs and digital media companies with innovative solutions that help them sell more cars and increase their efficiency and profitability.  But just as important is our unique culture emphasizing responsibility for the health, well-being and career development of our employees, which attracts highly motivated people who want to work hard and make a difference in the industry and the world around them."

"Dealer.com 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 Dealer.com for this impressive accomplishment."

"Dealer.com 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.

Dealer.com previously ranked number 214 as a Technology Fast 500™ award winner for 2009, and was ranked number 236 in 2008.

For additional detail on the Technology Fast 500™ including selection and qualifying criteria, visit www.fast500.com.

About Dealer.com (www.dealer.com)

Dealer.com is the global leader in online marketing solutions for the automotive industry, providing award winning e-marketing solutions to OEMs, auto dealers and media companies.  The company's innovative websites and integrated online tools significantly lower the cost of customer acquisition, enhancing dealers' efficiency and profitability.  More dealerships use the Dealer.com platform than any other platform in the world.

Recent national and international accolades include: Inc. magazine's 2010 Top Small Company Workplaces and Inc. 5000, The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, top ranking in The Net Promoter® Score Survey of customer satisfaction, Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 and the Web Marketing Association's Automobile Standard of Excellence.  In addition, Dealer.com was the 2009 Top Rated Website Provider on DrivingSales.com, and won the 2010 Dealers' Choice Diamond Award for Best Website Solution and the 2009 Most Comprehensive Search Marketing Platform Award from the Automotive Search Marketing Association.  For more information visit: http://www.dealer.com/promo/look-inside.htm.

About Deloitte

As used in this document, "Deloitte" means Deloitte LLP.  Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

For additional information contact:

Tom Pratt

RF|Binder Partners

(212) 994-7563

tom.pratt@rfbinder.com



SOURCE Dealer.com



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