Attracts $145 Million in Investment, Expands Internationally, Posts 32% Revenue Growth
INDIANAPOLIS--ExactTarget, a global provider of email marketing and one-to-one marketing solutions, announced today it posted record performance in 2009, boosting revenue 32 percent and adding more than 1,000 new clients.
“We’ve fueled our growth by providing marketers a single platform to connect with customers and prospects across interactive channels. As those channels evolve, we’ll continue our momentum by evolving our solutions to best serve our clients’ interactive marketing needs.”
The company, which posted its 36th consecutive quarter of growth in the fourth quarter 2009, saw annual contracted revenue soar to $114 million and total GAAP revenue exceed $95 million, as it added NIKE Inc., Best Buy and Universal Music Group to its client list and secured key client renewals including Intuit, CareerBuilder, Hitachi Data Systems, Delta Faucet Company and Farmer’s Insurance.
“Despite the challenging global environment, ExactTarget posted industry-leading growth, secured one of the nation’s largest venture capital investments and attracted some of the world’s biggest brands who are driving unmatched return on investment through our platform,” said Scott Dorsey, co-founder and chief executive officer of ExactTarget. “We’ve fueled our growth by providing marketers a single platform to connect with customers and prospects across interactive channels. As those channels evolve, we’ll continue our momentum by evolving our solutions to best serve our clients’ interactive marketing needs.”
Key highlights of ExactTarget’s 2009 performance include:
The news of ExactTarget’s record-setting year follows Forrester Research awarding ExactTarget a perfect 5 of 5 in the Customer Category of “The Forrester Wave: Email Marketing Service Providers Q4 2009” (December 2009) report. The independent research firm found ExactTarget to be the only email service provider to score a perfect score in the Customers Category, noting “with high satisfaction scores and online community, ExactTarget can successfully meet marketers’ complex business needs.” To download the report, visit www.ExactTarget.com/Wave09.
ExactTarget is a leading global provider of on-demand email marketing and one-to-one marketing solutions. The company’s software as a service technology provides organizations a single platform to connect with customers via triggered and transactional email, integrated text messaging, voice messaging, landing pages and social media. Supported by collaborative global services teams, ExactTarget’s technology integrates with more sales and marketing information systems than any other in the industry, including Salesforce.com, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Omniture and Webtrends among many others. ExactTarget’s software powers permission-based multi-channel communications for thousands of organizations around the world including Expedia.com, Aurora Fashions, Papa John’s, CareerBuilder.com, Gannett Co., Inc., The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Home Depot and Wellpoint, Inc. For more information, visit www.exacttarget.com or call 1-866-EMAILET.
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