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, the People-Powered Marketing Platform, is a new operating system for brands powered by the people who love them. Crowdtap makes it easy for marketers to build open brands by accelerating customer feedback and inspiring content and conversations at-scale.
In 2014, Crowdtap was named one of the 100 Most Promising Companies in America by Forbes and the No. 54 fastest-growing private company in the Inc. 500 List. The company has been ranked one of the Top 10 Places to Work in Marketing & Advertising by Fortune, the No. 3 Best Place to Work in New York by Crain's, and the No. 6 Best Tech Company to Work For by Mashable.
With a growing community of passionate members, Crowdtap works with leading brands including General Mills, Heineken, Kraft Foods, P&G, Verizon, Walmart and Yum Brands.
Headquartered in New York, Crowdtap has raised $15 million through the Foundry Group, Tribeca Venture Partners, Alta Communications and The Mustang Group.
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