New York, NY (August 12, 2015) — Crowdtap, the People-Powered Marketing Platform, today announced that it has been named to the 2015 Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. With 870 percent three-year revenue growth, this is the second straight year that Crowdtap has appeared on the Inc. 5000.
Since launching in 2009, more than 100 Fortune 500 companies have partnered with Crowdtap to accelerate customer feedback and inspire authentic, consumer-driven content and conversations. Crowdtap's growing roster of clients includes Absolut, eBay, Johnson & Johnson, P&G, Verizon and Whirlpool.
"Today's marketers are realizing that the established pathways of reaching people via top-down messaging are eroding in favor of more direct, ongoing conversations that embrace the voice of the customer at every stage in the marketing process," said Sean Foster, CEO of Crowdtap. "Crowdtap's continued growth underscores the increased desire — and need — for companies to construct more open systems that empower consumers to be heard."
Crowdtap has more than doubled its employee headcount year-over-year, and is expected to hit its 100th employee milestone later this month. In addition to increasing overall personnel, the company has also expanded its senior leadership team in 2015, signing on Adam Cricchio as Chief Creative Officer, Mindy Davis as SVP of Professional Services and Peter Storck as SVP of Research & Analytics.
Crowdtap is an award-winning marketing technology firm based in New York, which creates on-demand and meaningful connections between brands and consumers through consumer insights, consumer ratings and reviews, and influencer activations. Through instant ideation, feedback and validation, Crowdtap help brands stay on pace with culture and ahead of trends.
Since its founding in 2009, Crowdtap has worked with top brands including General Mills, Heineken, Kraft Foods, P&G, Verizon, Walmart and Yum Brands, and has received numerous accolades for its work from The Shorty Awards, WOMMA and OMMA, among others. Crowdtap has also been named a top place to work by Fortune, one of America's Most Promising Companies by Forbes, and recognized for its growth by Advertising Age and Mashable. Visit corp.crowdtap.com for more information.