SOURCE: Flashtalking


June 13, 2016 05:00 ET

UK Founded Global Ad Tech Company Flashtalking Makes The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2016) - Flashtalking, a global online advertising technology company founded in the UK by Internet marketing pioneers Paul Cunningham and Dan Freeman today announced its inclusion on The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, which ranks Britain's mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

"This is a fantastic achievement for the team," said Paul Cunningham, Chairman and Founder of Flashtalking, "from humble beginnings in a back bedroom it's been an amazing journey to where we are today; 300 employees across eleven offices around the world." He continued, "I want to say a big thank you to the many agencies and advertisers that have worked with us over the years and continue to drive what we do as a business." He concluded, "It's been a real privilege to work with the dedicated team that successfully took a UK ad tech business to the US and international success."

John Nardone, Flashtalking CEO, commented, "Our aim has stayed the same since the beginning -- to make online advertising more engaging for consumers through better creative and more impactful for major advertisers by activating their data." He continued, "We have become market leaders at data driven programmatic creative campaigns at scale backed by powerful cross-channel analytics." He concluded, "It's great to see the constant innovation and great service that continue to grow our business, now to be recognized in the International Track 200."

About Flashtalking
Flashtalking is an independent online advertising technology company, providing best-in-class creative tools, campaign management, analytics and measurement across all digital marketing channels for major global advertisers including American Express, Virgin Atlantic, Mercedes, O2, TUI and Walmart.

League Table Criteria
Companies had to be registered in the UK and be independent, unquoted and ultimate holding companies. They are ranked according to the compound annual growth (CAGR) in their international sales over the latest two financial years. Total sales had to be at least £25m and international sales at least £1m in the latest financial year. Companies with sales less than £25m are covered by our sister SME Export Track 100 league table. The research was carried out by Fast Track principally between January and May 2016. Data on international sales is limited. Companies filing abbreviated accounts are not required to disclose any geographical breakdown of sales, while firms that file full accounts may not disclose a geographical breakdown of sales on the ground that it may be prejudicial to their interests.

About HSBC
HSBC is the title sponsor of the seventh annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. For nearly 150 years HSBC has been where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities. Today, HSBC Commercial Banking serves businesses ranging from small enterprises to large multinationals in almost 60 developed and faster-growing markets around the world. Whether it is working capital, trade finance or payments and cash management solutions, HSBC provides the tools and expertise that businesses need to thrive. With their network covering three quarters of global commerce, HSBC is the world's leading international trade and business bank.

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