DemandGen ranks on Inc. Magazine's 30th annual Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fasting growing private companies.
August 24, 2011 | Danville, California
DemandGen International, Inc., a global team of marketing automation and lead management experts, today announced it has ranked No. 363 in Inc. Magazine’s 30th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fasting growing private companies, with a three-year growth of 940.2 percent.
Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being named to the Inc. 500, long recognized as the gold standard of entrepreneurial success. There are nearly 7 million private, employee-based firms in America. The 2011 Inc. 500 list measures revenue growth from 2007 through 2010. To qualify, companies had to:
- be privately held, for profit, based in the U.S., and independent (not a subsidiary or division of another company)
- have generated at least $100,000 in 2007, and
- have generated at least $2 million in revenue in 2010
“We are thrilled to be recognized on the Inc. 500. This ranking is a true validation of all the hard work and long hours put in by our great team around the world, and our wonderful clients who have honored us with their trust,” said DemandGen Founder and CEO Americas, David Lewis. “Our people have a unmatched passion for what they do: making marketers into heroes who drive revenue for their businesses.”
Marketing automation—systems and technologies designed to automate marketing and customer engagement processes—is an emerging segment of the CRM (customer relationship management) industry. “Fueled by the globalization of marketing efforts, the marketing automation segment continues to report strong growth, and DemandGen International is the only global consulting company that is 100% focused on marketing automation,” said Lewis. “Since our founding in 2007, we’ve supported many clients in their marketing automation journeys. The combination of our geocentric orientation and proven best practice knowledge gives our team a unique ability to support our clients’ marketing infrastructures around the world.”
DemandGen currently boasts over 200 customers across 12 countries worldwide, including such well-known names as Apple, American Express, Citrix, Dell, DuPont, FICO, Informatica, Messe München, NetApp, Novell, Lenovo, Nokia, Polycom, Adobe, eBay, Riverbed, SuccessFactors, Siemens, Taleo, VMware, and many others. Key partners include Eloqua, Salesforce.com, Oracle, Microsoft, Marketo, and Demandbase. The company is headquartered in technology’s heartland, the California Bay Area, and currently maintains offices across the United States and Canada, as well as in Germany, Austria, France, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.
“We congratulate DemandGen on their phenomenal growth and recognition by Inc. Magazine. As a pioneer in cloud-based consulting services for the marketing automation market, they’ve been a key player in the growth of an exciting new market,” said Joe Payne, CEO of Eloqua, a leading provider of marketing automation and revenue performance management systems. “Eloqua is proud to have DemandGen as a global strategic partner.” “More than ever, this year’s list is a testament to the creativity, resilience, and tenacity of America’s top entrepreneurs,” said Jane Berentson, Editor in Chief of Inc. Magazine. “Inc. recognizes the creativity, dedication, and hard work that have gone into building DemandGen into what it is today.”