Améredia receives Fast 100 recognition from San Francisco Business Times

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Multicultural Marketing Agency ranks 51 on the annual list of San Francisco Bay Area’s Fastest Growing 100 Private Companies.

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Our success today is largely a result of our diverse team base and constant innovation in our multicultural work

Cross-cultural marketing firm Améredia was recognized by San Francisco Business Times as a Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Company in the San Francisco Bay Area. Améredia ranked No. 51 on the 21st Annual Fast 100 List with an average revenue growth rate of 127.5% over 2009-2011. The agency was recognized on October 24 at the award ceremony and gala reception at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Améredia was among the 16 marketing, advertising and communications companies and the only multicultural agency recognized in the list which was lead by the software, online and IT service industries, Silicon Valley’s high-growth sector. Combined revenues for the Fast 100 companies totaled $2.4 Billion with an average 3-year growth rate of 277%. San Francisco lead the pack with the most companies on the list, at 52, followed by Alameda, San Mateo, Marin and Contra Costa counties.

“San Francisco is the hub of innovation and diversity and we are at the forefront of both”, said Pawan J. Mehra, founder and principal at Améredia. “Our success today is largely a result of our diverse team base and constant innovation in our multicultural work to meet the needs of evolving demographics. We are humbly proud of this recognition and thank everyone who has been a part of our success story”.

To qualify for the SF Business Times Top 100 ranking, companies had to be based in San Francisco Bay Area, be privately held, have a three-year sales history from 2009 to 2011, and have net revenues of at least $200,000 for 2009. The list was topped by AdRoll, an online advertising firm, with a growth rate of 5516%. Other prominent names in the 2012 list included VerticalBrands, Nest Collective, Demand Force, Stella & Dot, Sundia, Tea Collection and TRUSTe. Past winners have included the global enterprise software company and restaurant retailer Jamba Juice.

The San Francisco Business Times’ Fast 100 recognition adds to Améredia’s other recent awards and recognitions including Diversity Business’s Top 500 Business in America, Top Diverse Business in America, and Top Woman Owned Business in America, San Francisco Business Times’ Top 100 Woman Owned Companies and Top 25 Advertising Agencies, and U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce’s Fast 50 Company and Top 10 Asian American Business in California.

About Améredia
Améredia Inc. ( is a full-service multicultural advertising, marketing and communications firm specializing in targeting the diverse US demographics based on unique nuances of each group. The agency enables private, government and non-profit organizations to connect with Hispanics, Asians, Europeans, Middle Easterners, Pacific Islanders, Africans, LGBT and other diverse emerging groups nationwide. Conceptualizing culturally-engaging campaigns across print, TV, radio, online, outdoors, events, grassroots and social media platforms in over 20 leading languages, Améredia is one of the fastest-growing cross-cultural marketing agencies nationwide.

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