SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading native advertising company Sharethrough announced it ranked 72 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Sharethrough grew 1,826 percent during this period. The company attributes this growth to continued investment in technology innovations that simplify the buying and selling of native, in-feed advertising across digital platforms.
The top ranked native ad platform in the Technology Fast 500™ and the 15th ranked software company in the Bay Area, Sharethrough cements its status as the de-facto standard for native, in-feed advertising.
"This recognition validates Sharethrough's position as the premier advertising software for native, non-interruptive forms of media," said Dan Greenberg, co-founder and CEO of Sharethrough. "We are helping publishers realize net-new revenue by providing the technology and inventory to showcase meaningful branded content in-feed in a way that enhances the user's experience versus distracting from it."
Overall, 2014 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 123,678 percent from 2009 to 2013, with an average growth of 1,640 percent.
About Deloitte's 2014 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 2009 to 2013.
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.
Sharethrough is the leading native advertising software for content publishers and brands. The company's flagship publisher product, Sharethrough for Publishers (SFP), powers publisher's complete feed monetization strategy, including directly sold campaigns and third-party content across their entire suite of properties. The Sharethrough Exchange (STX), the world's largest in-feed ad exchange, is used by brand advertisers to promote all forms of content within the feeds of Sharethrough's publisher partners. Founded in 2008, the company now has over 110 full-time employees and is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Chicago, and London. Learn more at www.sharethrough.com.