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Samasource Reports Record Year, Over 400% Increase in Sales Over 400% Increase in Year-Over-Year Sales Bookings Includes Numerous New Fortune 500 Clients

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Samasource, a leading provider of data and content services, today announced a 400% increase in accounts over FY2011. The company has added leading eCommerce businesses, technology companies and universities including Google, Walmart.com, eBay, the University of California San Francisco and Getty Images to their client roster, among others. Samasource continues to be a leader in customer satisfaction while maintaining over 97% client retention and anticipates triple-digit growth in FY2013, based upon their current client base and recent bookings.

"We are thrilled with our record-breaking growth in 2012. Our ability to deliver quality data and content services at scale continues to resonate with our enterprise customers and grow our social impact," said Samasource Founder & CEO Leila Janah. "Our proprietary microwork platform is the most sophisticated on the market. This platform, coupled with our fully-managed and trained global workforce of agents, gives enterprises a way to tackle their difficult projects with high-quality output and flexible, results-based pricing."

Samasource provides scale by quickly training a specialized workforce on projects that require hundreds of thousands of human judgments. The ability of Samasource's distributed labor force to execute specialized digital services at high speed, quality, and massive scale is built upon their proprietary microwork platform called the Samahub, which includes up to five steps of automated quality assurance.

"We understand that every project is unique," said Victor Neeley, Vice President of Sales.  "Our fully-managed service and specialized worker training allows us to tailor each project to the client's specific needs, resulting in the highest-quality results. We look forward to even stronger growth in 2013."

Samasource helps enterprises be more competitive, deliver better products to market, and increase revenue with a multitude of data and content services. These services range from data augmentation to digital transcription to image tagging for SEO and machine learning. By partnering with Samasource, clients support their mission to create dignified jobs for poor women and youth through technology training and work in the digital economy. 

About Samasource
Samasource delivers enterprise digital services through a unique microwork model that harnesses the untapped potential of the world's poor. Founded in 2008 by CEO Leila Janah, Samasource is an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit. In addition to its San Francisco headquarters, Samasource operates out of Nairobi, Kenya and connects poor women and youth to paying work in countries around the world, including Ghana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Pakistan, South Africa and Uganda. Samasource launches its first U.S. pilot in 2013. For more information on impact or services, visit http://samasource.org or follow Samasource on Twitter @samasource. 

Media Contact: Lauren Schulte Samasource, 800-521-6717, pr@samasource.org

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