GetResponse Debuts on Deloitte “Technology Fast 50” Honor Roll in Central Europe
The email marketing provider rolled out groundbreaking innovations and achieved 268% 4-year growth.
November 20, 2015 – Wilmington, Del. – GetResponse the leading email marketing SaaS platform, debuted on Deloitte’s list of the fastest-growing companies in Central Europe at rank 45. The company achieved a growth rate of 268 percent from 2011 through 2015.
“During the past four years, we have pursued two top priorities,” said GetResponse Founder and CEO Simon Grabowski. “Our goals were to lead the industry in innovations and to accelerate our growth in certain target markets. Our position in the Technology Fast 50 is confirmation that our efforts have paid off.”
Deloitte is a consulting firm that provides provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax and related services to clients throughout the world. With more than 220,000 professionals in 150 countries, the company has revenues of over $35 billion USD, placing it as one of the worldwide leaders in firms of its type.
Each year, Deloitte analyzes the business results of companies during the most recent four-year period and recognizes companies that generate the fastest growth rate. The average growth rate of the companies named this year was 560%, indicating that Central Europe is one of the hottest technology regions in the world. Three of the top five places were newcomers to the list.
2015 was GetResponse’s first year to appear on the Technology Fast 50 list, placing it among first-time recipients Simplity, a Czech software company, and Polish Skycash, a secure mobile payments company. In all, 38 of the 50 companies named were on the list for the first time.
During recent years, GetResponse has developed a steady stream of industry-changing innovations, including:
Email Creator: an HTML editor that enables marketers to produce professional-quality email designs in minutes. The drag-and-drop design engine is also the backbone of GetResponse Landing Pages, a feature companies use to build their marketing list in less time and maximize the response of the email marketing campaigns.
Responsive Design: an industry first, formats every email and landing page to fit any size screen, from desktop computers and laptops to electronic tablets and smartphones. With the growth of mobile use, GetResponse customers are achieving 42% higher responses in their email marketing campaigns.
Autoresponder 2.0: a re-imagined transformation of email marketing’s traditional workhorse feature. The re-engineered feature supports dynamic list segmentation and enables marketers to deliver messages according to a schedule or in response to subscriber actions, such as opening an email, clicking a link, purchasing a specified product, or taking other goal-driven actions.
The company has also developed API integrations with over 100 popular business software solutions, including customer relationship management (CRM) programs, content management systems (CMS), E-commerce platforms, social media platforms, and other innovative software-as-a-service platforms. Most recently, GetResponse released a Salesforce integration that adds the power of email marketing to one o f the world’s most-used CRM packages.
All of these innovations and many more are included in every GetResponse service package — from the standard package designed for solo entrepreneurships, professionals, and small businesses to custom marketing packages for large enterprises and multinational corporations. Marketers can try them by signing up for a GetResponse 30-Day Free Trial.
“We’re pleased with our growth in dynamic markets throughout Europe and the North America,” said Simon Grabowski, “and we’re seeing explosive growth in our new markets, including Russia, South America, and Asia. We thank Deloitte for recognizing our achievements and believe our best days are yet to come.”
About the Company
GetResponse serves more than 350 000 active users from 182 countries, delivering more than 1 billion permission-based emails per month, with an average deliverability rate of 99.3 percent. Clients include GlaxoSmithKline, Marriott, Intercontinental, University of Arkansas, Carrefour, Men's Health Magazine, and thousands of fast-growing businesses and professional firms.