SEATTLE, WA — August 22, 2013 — Sesame Communications, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions that help dental and orthodontic practices accelerate new patient acquisition, build patient loyalty and transform the patient experience, today announced that it is ranked number 2269 on the 2013 Inc. Magazine 500|5000 list with three-year sales growth of 161%. This list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Sesame Communications joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“Sesame Communications continues to demonstrate strong year-over-year growth in the category of patient engagement management solutions,” said Diana P. Friedman, Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Communications. “The growth has been driven by significant investments in our cloud-based platform affording us the opportunity to scale the business fast, create innovative products, and expand our sales and marketing team.”
Sesame is a technology leader of online patient engagement management solutions for the dental industry. Sesame 24-7™ is a comprehensive suite of innovative tools to help dental practices grow and expand profitability in the digital age.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142%. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 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.
“Not all the companies in the Inc. 500|5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 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 www.inc.com/500.
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.
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