Outsell Ranked Among Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500™

Digital marketing software company helps automotive brands, their agencies and dealers to seamlessly engage with consumers

Outsell announced today that it ranked #467 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. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth for 2007-2011; Outsell grew its revenue by 147 percent during that period.

“We are proud to honor the 2012 Technology Fast 500™ companies, and commend them for their outstanding growth,” said Eric Openshaw, Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) leader. “These ground-breaking companies have outpaced their competition and are reinventing the way we do business today.”

“The companies on the Fast 500 list are among those that have demonstrated remarkable innovation, creativity and business savvy,” said Bill Ribaudo, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and national TMT leader for audit and enterprise risk services (AERS). “As a result, these companies have continued to successfully forge ahead in a challenging economic environment. We applaud the leadership and employees of Outsell for this impressive accomplishment.”

Outsell’s Digital Engagement Platform offers automotive manufacturers the ability to consistently engage with consumers across distributed dealer sales networks from the national to local level. This intuitive platform makes it easy for brands, dealers and their agencies to effectively engage with consumers.

Outsell has successfully delivered its digital marketing solutions to some of the biggest brands in the auto industry, including Toyota and Chevrolet through agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi and Agency 720. More than 1,000 dealers across the nation currently use the Outsell platform, and they’re seeing a 5-to-1 return on investment, minimum, by selling 2 to 15 more cars every month along with hundreds of additional repair orders. In just 60 days a company can be up, running and moving more vehicles via the Outsell platform.

“More and more companies are turning to digital marketing – it’s easy to deploy and highly targeted, and results are easily measured,” said Mike Wethington, CEO of Outsell. “The Outsell team has worked hard to establish our company as the preeminent platform for automotive marketing – we’re extremely proud to have been recognized by Deloitte for this accomplishment.”

About Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte & Touche 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 2007 to 2011.

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.