Direct Agents Makes Crain's New York List of Top 25 Minority Owned Companies

Indian and Sri-Lankan descent owned digital marketing agency wins prestigious award

Jun 19, 2014, 09:00 ET from Direct Agents

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Agents, an award winning full service digital marketing agency established in 2003, has been named as one of Crain's New York Top 25 Minority-Owned Companies. Crain's New York Business list summarizes the top 25 largest minority-owned businesses in the New York metropolitan area ranked by 2013 revenue. Other determining factors include number of employees, the nature of the business, and details about company executives.

Direct Agents was founded in 2003 by brothers Josh and Dinesh Boaz, making Direct Agents 100% Indian and Sri-Lankan descent owned. Direct Agents is also one of two marketing agencies in New York City chosen for the list. The agency specializes in performance based digital customer acquisition services, and its core services include prospect email, search marketing, programmatic media buying and lead generation.

"Our team is very excited to have made the Crain's Top 25 Minority Owned Companies list," said Dinesh Boaz, Co-founder and Managing Director of Direct Agents.  "We have all put in a lot of hard work through the past 11 years, and it feels amazing to achieve this recognition. We are humbled by the list of great companies that we share this honor with."

This year, Direct Agents is hiring and expanding both its search marketing and agency trading desk teams.  The agency is also launching Responsiv3 (R3), a division within Direct Agents focused on creative, mobile responsive design and strategy, design, and optimization. Direct Agents and R3 will continue to work closely with leading brands to enhance marketplace value, contribute innovative solutions to the digital marketing industry and grow to provide more jobs within the New York City community.

During its 11 years of being in business, Direct Agents has also been a recipient of many other accolades including making the Inc. 5000 Honoree List, Crain's Fast 50, Entrepreneur's Hot 100 and receiving a listing as a Top Direct Marketing Agency in Direct Marketing News.

About Direct Agents

Direct Agents is a full-service digital marketing agency specializing in customer acquisition solutions across multiple channels. For over a decade, Direct Agents has developed custom, performance-based campaigns for leading brand advertisers including Scholastic, Lending Tree, Samsung, and Amazon Local. Specializing in Lead Generation, Search Marketing, Programmatic Media Buying, and Creative Solutions, Direct Agents leverages best-in-class technology to dynamically engage customers and increase efficiency of marketing spend. For more information about Direct Agents, please visit

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