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Pixability Earns a Spot on Prestigious Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies


Pixability Earns a Spot on Prestigious Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Video Advertising Technology Company Ranks 314, Up From Spot 732 in 2015, with 1226% Three-Year Revenue Growth

Boston, MA — Pixability, the video advertising technology company, was named to Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 for the second consecutive year. This year, Pixability’s rapid growth earned the company a spot in the top ten percent of the list, within the prestigious Inc. 500. Inc.’s list is the definitive ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies, and celebrates the nation’s top entrepreneurs and independent businesses. Pixability’s 1226% three-year revenue growth claimed spot 314 — up from spot 732 in 2015 — in the most competitive crop in Inc. 5000’s 35-year history. Pixability’s second consecutive ranking is a testament to its sustained, rapid growth in the US and internationally, and its burgeoning role within the video ad tech ecosystem. As advertisers increasingly shift media budgets online, video is projected to be the fastest growing category of U.S. digital ad spend from 2016 to 2020, expected to rise by 44.7% this year to $9.9 billion.

“The Inc. 500 honor is a career bucket list item,” said Bettina Hein, Founder and CEO of Pixability. “It’s an exciting recognition of the sophistication of Pixability’s video advertising technology, the dedication of our team, and the support of our global brand and agency partners. We are thrilled to be in such great company for the second year running.”

The 2016 Inc. 5000 was unveiled online today at Inc.com. The average company on this year’s Inc. 5000 list achieved a three-year growth of 433%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $200 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 640,000 jobs over the past three years, or about 8% of all jobs created in the entire economy during that period. Companies such as Microsoft, Pandora, LinkedIn, Yelp, and Zillow gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

“The Inc. 5000 list stands out where it really counts,” says Inc. President and Editor-In- Chief Eric Schurenberg. “It honors real achievement by a founder or a team of them. No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great — usually from scratch. That’s one of the hardest things to do in business, as every company founder knows. But without it, free enterprise fails.”

Pixability was also named the fastest-growing private company in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal this year. Pixability’s data-driven approach makes video ad campaign management simple and effective, and unlocks the potential of unified, KPI-driven video advertising across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Pixability delivers precise audience and placement targeting, ensures viewability and brand safety, and provides clear, actionable campaign measurement. Pixability’s customer portfolio of global media agencies and their brand clients includes MEC, Carat, Reebok, iProspect, Blue Chip Worldwide, ZenithOptimedia, Gucci, L’OrĂ©al, and PUMA.

 

1 eMarketer, “Digital Video Advertising Continues to Expand.” March 21, 2016. http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Digital-Video-Advertising-Continues-Expand/1013722.

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About Pixability
Pixability is a video advertising technology company that helps media professionals deliver outstanding campaign performance across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Pixability’s solution empowers advertisers to activate video at every stage in the consumer journey in order to deliver impactful business results. Pixability provides sophisticated targeting, automated media execution, and verifiable viewability and placements across premium video platforms. Pixability is headquartered in Boston with offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and London.

About Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000
Methodology
The 2016 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2012. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2015. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2012 is $100,000; the minimum for 2015 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/inc5000.

About Inc. Media:
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 15,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.