PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stroll, a next generation education e-commerce platform company, has been named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5000, a list of the nation’s fastest-growing privately-owned companies. Stroll was ranked number 1014 overall, as well as number 15 in education, number 20 in Pennsylvania, and number 20 in the Philadelphia Metro area. The company rose 169 spots from its ranking of 1183 in 2012.
The company, which markets The Pimsleur Approach language learning programs, was recognized for its enormous 424 percent growth over the course of the past three years, with its revenue up to $84.9 million in 2012 from $16.2 million in 2009. This year’s ranking marks Stroll’s sixth consecutive appearance on the list.
“We are thrilled to be named to the Inc. 5000 list once again,” said Dan Roitman, founder and chief executive officer of Stroll. “The fact that we have not only received this honor six years in a row but have continually climbed the ladder in rank each year is a direct credit to the amazing team we have built here at Stroll. As we continue to advance toward our goal of becoming a $1 billion enterprise by 2020, I couldn’t be more proud of the growth we’ve already achieved.”
Roitman, who founded Stroll in his dorm room at the University of Maryland, is the driving force behind the company’s emergence as a leader in the e-commerce industry. Since bootstrapping its startup in 2000, Roitman has built an all-star team of 117 professionals who fuel Stroll’s passion for education, optimization, and direct marketing.
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Stroll is a next generation education e-commerce platform whose mission is to transform lives by discovering the world’s best educational products and turning them into best-sellers. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Stroll deploys sophisticated marketing analytics and an advanced e-commerce platform to drive triple-digit growth for the products it owns or licenses. The company’s flagship product, Pimsleur Approach, is the leading audio-based language learning program in the U.S. The company has increased revenue at a compounded annual growth rate of over 70% since 2002. By 2020, Stroll aims to exceed $1 billion in revenue through organic and inorganic growth. For insights from the company’s executives on how to drive high growth, please visit Stroll’s Hypergrowth blog at: blog.stroll.com.