SOURCE: EffectiveUI

EffectiveUI

August 24, 2010 16:04 ET

EffectiveUI Featured on the Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Second Straight Year

With 694 Percent, Three-Year Sales Growth, EffectiveUI Ranks No. 431 on Inc. Magazine's 2010 List

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) -  For the second consecutive year, EffectiveUI has been recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in its 29th annual Inc. 500 list. In addition to its overall ranking, the company ranked No. 31 in the software industry and No. 8 in the Denver area.

The Inc. 500 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent-minded entrepreneurs.

"Receiving this honor for a second year is a great achievement for us," said Rebecca Flavin, CEO of EffectiveUI. "In this economy, a focus on customer loyalty and retention is more important than ever. We feel fortunate to have been able to help our clients increase customer engagement by creating compelling cross-channel digital experiences while growing our business at the same time."

EffectiveUI is a full-service user experience (UX) agency that specializes in the custom creation of Web, mobile, desktop and touch-enabled applications that help companies create powerful interactions with their customers. Founded in 2005, the company began as a three-person development shop and has since expanded its focus to include user-centered research, design and development. Now a multi-million dollar UX agency, EffectiveUI employs nearly 100 people worldwide. Some of its clients include National Geographic, Qwest Communications and Herff Jones.

"Fast growth at any time is a big achievement; fast growth during the past few years is just short of miraculous," said Inc. editor Jane Berentson. "The Inc. 500 consists of these just-short-of miraculous companies, the ones that through ingenuity and ambition have increased revenue, hired employees and grown fast in difficult economic times."

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The 2010 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2006 to 2009. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2006. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of Dec. 31, 2009. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2006 is $80,000; the minimum for 2009 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. The companies of the Inc. 500 represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.

About EffectiveUI
Founded in 2005, EffectiveUI is an award-winning user experience (UX) agency that specializes in the creation and implementation of custom Web, mobile, desktop and touch-enabled applications. EffectiveUI merges innovative technologies with expertise in UX research, strategy, design and development to help today's most respected brands deepen customer engagement through more exceptional software experiences. The company's applications deliver competitive advantages, increase customer satisfaction and loyalty and produce measurable results. EffectiveUI has developed groundbreaking applications for organizations such as National Geographic, Discovery Channel, eBay, GE Health, Navy Federal Credit Union, Qwest Communications and American Greetings. It has earned an Adobe Gold Partner distinction and membership in Microsoft's Global 20 Agency Partners. Inc. magazine has ranked EffectiveUI annual list of America's fastest growing private companies -- the Inc. 500 -- for the past two years.

About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 712,647, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at www.inc.com.