To be honored this year is a particularly notable achievement. To rank among the 2012 Inc. 5000, your company had to thrive through three of the toughest years this economy has seen in living memory.
Chandler, Ariz (PRWEB) August 22, 2012
360 Vantage®, a leader in cloud-based sales and marketing technology solutions, announced today that Inc. magazine ranked 360 Vantage No. 1,792 on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. In addition, 360 Vantage ranked 30th on the list of companies honored in the Phoenix metro area.
The Inc. 500|5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. 360 Vantage joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“Being recognized on Inc. 500|5000 for the company’s continuous growth and our outstanding results validates our commitment and passion for delivering the highest-quality solutions and unparalleled service to our customers,” said Mario Martinez II, 360 Vantage CEO.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.
"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/500.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.
ABOUT 360 VANTAGE®
Established in 2005 and headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, 360 Vantage® is a leader in cloud-based mobile sales and marketing systems designed to solve the more complex front office challenges in Life Sciences, Healthcare and other industries. The company offers a full suite of professional and managed services in addition to its 360 CRM™, 360 CLM™, e-Learning and compliance solutions. Built on the Force.com platform and Salesforce.com, systems are designed to empower the mobile sales force and marketing teams with anytime, anywhere access to customer data and sales aids – from any device – giving the organization a distinct competitive advantage. The company CEO and founder, Mario Martinez II, is a Life Sciences sales and marketing technology veteran and can be found on the company blog, Twitter @360Vantage or @360CEO, LinkedIn, Google+ and Facebook. For more information, visit http://www.360vantage.com.