The annual list, which began in 2007, highlights young entrepreneurs who, according to Inc.’s editors, “are changing the way we do business."
Durham, NC (Vocus) July 20, 2010
Aaron Houghton and Ryan Allis, Co-Founders of iContact, an industry leader in email marketing services, were named to Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30 List for 2010 this week.
http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=-1&msgid=0&act=11111&c=46575&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.iContact.com The annual list, which began in 2007, highlights young entrepreneurs who, according to Inc.’s editors, “are changing the way we do business.”
Houghton and Allis were included on the list for building iContact to more than 64,000 customers and $26.2 million in sales in 2009. They were also honored for their “4-1’s” corporate social responsibility program. Under the program, iContact gives 1 percent of equity to the iContact Foundation for future investment, 1 percent of its employees’ time to volunteering, 1 percent of its services pro bono to non-profits in North Carolina, and 1 percent of payroll (roughly $150,000) to charity.
Other honorees on the Inc. 30 Under 30 List for 2010 included Naveen Selvadurai, Co-Founder of Foursquare; Garry Tan and Sachin Agarwal, Founders of Posterous; and former President George W. Bush’s niece, Lauren Bush CEO, Creative Director and Co-Founder of FEED Projects.
The complete list, including related articles on social entrepreneurship, can be found at http://www.inc.com/30under30/2010.
With more than 64,000 customers, iContact provides email marketing for small to mid-sized businesses and non-profits. iContact allows for easy creation of email newsletters, surveys and autoresponders. Market leaders like Intuit, Vonage, Symantec, International Paper, LG Electronics and ReMax, use iContact to build stronger relationships with their customers and prospects at a fraction of the cost of traditional marketing methods.
iContact, designed for the Small Business market, is available at http://www.iContact.com; iContactPlus, a suite of custom and managed services designed for mid-sized organizations, isavailable at http://www.iContactPlus.com.
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