Nov
13

Sesame Communications Ranked Number 453 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™

Attributes 158 Percent Revenue Growth to investment in innovative cloud-based SaaS solutions.

Seattle, WA – November 13, 2013  — Sesame Communications, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions that help dental and orthodontic practices accelerate new patient acquisition and build patient loyalty, today announced it ranked 453 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. Sesame Communications grew 158 percent during this period.

Diana P. Friedman, Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Communications, credits the Sesame strong year-over-year growth to strategic investments in its cloud-based patient engagement management platform which enabled the company to rapidly scale the business, create innovative products and expand sales and marketing efforts. “Sesame Communications is honored to be named once again to the Deloitte Technology Fast 500,” said Friedman. “This recognition is a testament to the continued market acceptance of our solutions and the ongoing mission everyone at Sesame has to drive great value for our Members through state-of-the-art SaaS solutions.”

“The 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 companies are exemplary cases of those spurring growth in a tough market through innovation,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader.  “This year’s list is a who’s who of companies behind the most exciting and innovative products and services in the technology space. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to what they do next.”

“The fastest growing companies in the US are drivers of constant innovation and operate with the agility to stay ahead of a quickly evolving marketplace, and software, biotech/pharma and internet companies continue to be at the forefront,” added James Atwell, national managing partner of the Emerging Growth Company practice, Deloitte Services LP. “The companies excelling in these sectors have a startup mentality that allows them to be nimble and adapt quickly, which is why they consistently lead the list of fast-growing companies each year.”

About Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte 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 2008 to 2012.

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.

About Sesame Communications
Sesame Communications helps dental and orthodontic practices harness the power of the Internet to accelerate new patient acquisition, build patient loyalty and transform the patient experience. The company supports thousands of practices in their efforts to grow and thrive in the digital age. The Sesame 24-7 Patient Engagement Management system provides an end-to-end, HIPAA-compliant suite of solutions tailored to the unique and specific needs of dentistry. An Inc. 500|5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ company, Sesame is recognized as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. For more information about Sesame, visit www.sesamecommunications.com or call 877.633.5193.

Media Contact:
Chris Bethell
Sesame Communications
Vice President of Marketing
cbethell@sesamecommunications.com
206-458-7716