MATAWAN, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 27, 2013) - Last week's 2013 Inc. 500|5000 announcement listed LiveLOOK, Inc. in the #889 spot out of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in the U.S. With a three-year sales growth of 500 percent, LiveLOOK rocketed to a top 1,000 spot in its first year on the exclusive list.
Joined on the list by companies like LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Act-On Software, LiveLOOK is honored to be featured among such a strong group of prominent brands.
"We've experienced tremendous growth and adoption during the past three years," said Igor Khalatian, CEO of LiveLOOK. "Companies are looking at customer engagement technologies like co-browsing and live chat as a way to create a differentiated customer experience, and we've found that our security-conscious approach to these technologies has resonated extremely well, which has given us the opportunity to work with some of the largest companies in the world, grow our team, and launch some exciting new technology innovations this year."
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500|5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy," says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
About Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 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 www.inc.com/500.
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. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference
Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today's entrepreneurial superstars -- the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list's alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us October 10-12, 2013, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. For more information about the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit www.inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205.
LiveLOOK is the industry leader for enterprise co-browsing and real-time collaboration technologies. LiveLOOK's product suite enables instant-launch, mobile-friendly co-browsing and is universally compatible. Through an innovative, patented approach to co-browsing technology, LiveLOOK helps companies transform customer engagement. For more information, visit www.LiveLOOK.com