Lakewood, CO â€“ Brandwise Inc., a leading technology innovator, well-known in many industries for its sales-related software solutions, has been named to the exclusive Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list is a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy --- America's independent-minded entrepreneurs --- and has included many well-known companies since its inception, including Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, and Oracle. The company is ranked 266th in the list's software segment.
â€œInclusion on this prominent and exemplary list is an honor,â€ says Todd Litzman, president of Brandwise, Inc. â€œOur team has worked diligently to develop and deliver products and services that meet the needs of each of our clients. Our goal is to ensure that each market we serve continues to grow and achieve its desired business goals efficiently and effectively.â€
Brandwise, Inc.'s software helps wholesale manufacturers and sales agencies integrate, automate, and optimize the sales process, saving time and reducing costs across every link in the sales channel. The company, which was founded in 1997, currently has more than 40 employees and is headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado. Though the company serves a model, not an industry, it is very heavily involved in gift and home, outdoor, toy, apparel, and lighting industries.
â€œFast growth at any time is a big achievement; fast growth during the past few years is just short of miraculous,â€ said Inc. editor Jane Berentson. â€œThe 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.â€
The 2010 Inc. 5000 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 December 31, 2009. Brandwise, Inc. has seen 10 percent growth since 2006.
Brandwise is a Lakewood, Colorado-based Application Service Provider (ASP) delivering hosted software solutions to manufacturers and their sales channels within targeted industries. The Brandwise product suite integrates a series of industry-specific tools that help manufacturers and sales reps sell more products to their customers, combining Sales Force Automation technology, Decision Support, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and e-Commerce to enhance the coordination and communication of information between manufacturers and their sales channel. For more information on Brandwise visit www.brandwise.com or call (877) 435-3225.
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