2007 October 19th
WhitePages.com Named One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Seattle Area for Fourth Consecutive Year
Strong growth exceeding 186 percent earns company spot on Puget Sound Business Journal list
SEATTLE-October 19, 2007
WhitePages.com, the popular website for searching, finding and connecting with people, today announced that it has been named one the fastest growing private companies in the Seattle area for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal. This year, WhitePages.com ranked 39th on the '100 Fastest Growing Private Companies' list based on 186 percent growth from 2004 to 2006. The annual list, an indicator of Washington's most active entrepreneurs, measures revenues and ranks companies by growth over a three-year period.
Last year, WhitePages.com recorded a three-year revenue growth of 364.1 percent and was ranked number 18. The company first appeared on the list in 2004, when they were ranked seventh, with a three-year revenue growth of 500 percent.
"We are excited to be recognized for the fourth year in a row on this prestigious list of regional businesses. It is a testament to the strength of our very talented team and our dedication to being the best free online resource for accessing contact information for consumers and businesses," said Max Bardon, president and COO of WhitePages.com. "We look forward to continuing our dedication to providing our customers and partners unparalleled value, and in serving the Seattle community."
WhitePages.com's inclusion on this list is the most recent in a bevy of industry accolades the company has earned in 2007. The company was recognized as eighth in Deloitte's Pacific Northwest Technology Fast 50 and earned the 119th spot on Deloitte's 2007 Technology Fast 500 for North America. WhitePages.com was also recognized this year by Washington CEO magazine in its list of "Best Companies to Work For" and by Seattle Business Monthly as one of the "Best Mid-Sized Companies to Work For." Alex Algard, founder and CEO, was also recognized by Ernst & Young as Software Entrepreneur of the Year® Pacific Northwest.
WhitePages.com provides the richest source of contact related information available on the Internet today-including an address and/or phone number for more than 133 million U.S. adults. The site also provides other helpful tools such as reverse ZIP code and area code lookups. With nearly 40 million unique users per month who conduct on average 155 million searches, WhitePages.com is a leader in the growing people search category. As consumer usage of the site continues to rise, WhitePages.com is well positioned to maintain this level of growth by increasing revenue from both advertisements and value-added services.
WhitePages.com, a privately held company based in Seattle, is the most trusted and comprehensive source for consumers to quickly and easily find relevant, accurate contact information in North America. The company's network of sites include WhitePages.com (www.whitepages.com), WhitePages.ca (www.whitepages.ca), 411.com (www.411.com), Address.com (www.address.com), PhoneNumber.com (www.phonenumber.com), and its 1,300 partner sites including Superpages.com, YellowPages.com and Canada411. The on-the-go user can also access contact information via cell phone, Blackberrys and other web-enabled mobile devices.
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