August 20, 2010 (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) – SproutLoud Media Networks, LLC, today announced that the company was named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list for 2010. Inc. magazine announced its annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States and spotlights companies in the September issue. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.
SproutLoud placed No. 4 in the Advertising and Marketing category, and No. 31 on the overall Inc. 500 list, with an extraordinary 3-year growth rate of 6,397.8%. This is SproutLoud’s first time appearing on the list.
“SproutLoud shares a prestigious pedigree with other notable alumni such as Microsoft, Timberland, Visa, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Oracle, Patagonia and Under Armour,” says Jane Berentson, Editor of Inc. magazine.
“We are thrilled to be included in the company of great entrepreneurs and on this year’s list,” said Jared Shusterman, Founder and Managing Partner at SproutLoud. “Receiving this honor clearly highlights the hard work and extraordinary talent of the SproutLoud team, as well as our passion to deliver value to our client partners. We continue to focus on smart, innovative technology and services to support the local marketing efforts of our clients.”
About the Inc. 500/5000 list
The 2010 Inc. 500/5000 list measures revenue growth from 2006 through 2009. To qualify, companies must have been founded, and must be generating revenue, by the first week of 2006, and be U.S.-based, privately held, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies. The companies of the Inc. 500 represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found on Inc.com.
About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 712,961, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at Inc.com.
Headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, SproutLoud helps manage brands and promote marketing messages at the local level with a web-based Marketing Resource Management Solution. Providing customizable modules and an easy to use online interface, SproutLoud empowers a company's local marketing network to access the materials they need in the marketing mediums of their choice.
SproutLoud solutions are easily adaptable for any type of local network - sales channels, franchises, chain-retail locations, dealer networks, VAR Programs, distributed employees/offices, affiliates and more.
SproutLoud solutions engage a company's network while managing brand compliance, increasing speed to market, automating manual tasks, and providing robust reporting to make local marketing smarter.