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Apollo Interactive is Named One of Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Private Companies in the US”
El Segundo, CA – August 14, 2019
Inc. Magazine today ranked Apollo Interactive No. 3,390 on its 38th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This list is the most comprehensive look at an integral segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs. Apollo joins a prestigious list of businesses that have gone on to become household names including Microsoft, Pandora, LinkedIn, Zillow, Oracle, and Patagonia.
“We are honored to be named one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the US,” says Mike Ranshaw, Apollo Interactive Managing Director. “It is a direct result of the hard work each and every member of our team puts in and we are grateful to be recognized for those efforts.”
Apollo Interactive is ranked No. 65 among the Top Advertising & Marketing companies in California on the 2019 list, having achieved 105% growth over the previous three years.
“Our lead generation division has been on a strong trajectory for the past 10 years now, consistently achieving a 3-year growth rate of over 100% since its inception in 2010,” says Todd Anderson, Apollo Interactive Senior Vice President. “Certainly, the collaborative decision to allocate the majority of the company’s resources to its lead generation business has helped propel Apollo Interactive to a new level of sustained excellence.”
Collectively, the companies on this year’s list amassed $237.7 billion in revenue in 2018, with a median three-year growth rate of 157.4 percent and average 2018 revenue of $47.5 million.
This list doesn’t just look at annual revenue; it also takes into consideration the rate at which a company is growing. Apollo Interactive is growing fast and does not plan on slowing down anytime soon.
“Making the list in 2020 is not a goal in and of itself,” says David Bohline, Apollo Interactive Chief Operating Officer. “Advertising programs that deliver measurable and profitable results to our clients are we how we define success. But if we continue on our current trajectory, no one should be surprised if you see Apollo Interactive on the list in 2020.”
About Apollo Interactive
Apollo Interactive is a Performance Marketing Agency that connects customers with clients through engaging messaging and targeted media. Built on a foundation of more than 20 years of success, Apollo Interactive provides Lead Generation, e-Commerce, and Advertising solutions across a wide-range of industries, including insurance, financial services, retail, entertainment, franchise, hospitality, industrial, CPG, restaurants, and manufacturing. Apollo Interactive utilizes powerful proprietary products and unique digital insight into consumer behavior to maximize sales and exceed expectations.
About the Inc. 5000
Companies listed in the 2019 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to their percentage revenue growth between 2015 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent – not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies – as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2015 was $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. More information can be found at https://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 18,000,000 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 been the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. This event offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.