SEATTLE, WA – October 30, 2012 Sesame Communications, the leading provider of online patient communication and engagement tools for dentistry, announces that it has ranked number 1619 on the 2012 Inc Magazine 500|5000 list. This list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Sesame Communications joins Yelp, Giftcards.com, KIND, and yogurt maker Chobani, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“Sesame has achieved substantial year-over-year growth, proving to be the category leader in patient communication and engagement solutions,” said Diana P. Friedman, Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Communications. “Even in this difficult economic environment, Sesame has maintained its exceptional service offering while posting record sales growth. As an Inc. 5000 honoree we are thrilled to now share a pedigree with Intuit, Microsoft, Oracle, Pandora, Vizio and other notable alumni.”
Sesame is a technology leader of online patient communications for the dental industry and features Sesame 24-7™ a solution suite of innovative tools to help dental practices to grow, acquire and retain patients, and optimize their practice performance.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.
“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
Methodology: The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/500.