Answers Corporation Ranked 251st Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™

Company Attributes 389 Percent Revenue Growth to Strong Organic Growth and Acquisitions

ST. LOUIS--()--Answers Corporation, the parent company of Answers.com and a premier cloud-based platform of customer experience solutions, announced today it ranked 251st on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Answers grew 389 percent during this period.

“I want to thank the amazing Answers team--more than 600 worldwide--for their commitment to serving our customers and drive for constant innovation,” said David Karandish, Chief Executive Officer, Answers. “Answers demonstrated significant momentum through the strong performance of our existing business and strategic acquisition of companies that expanded our integrated suite of voice of the customer solutions.”

Overall, 2014 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135% to 123,678% from 2009 to 2013, with an average growth of 1,640%. Answers previously appeared in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ in 2009 and 2010.

About Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™

Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years and be headquartered within North America.

About Answers Corporation

Answers’ mission is to empower consumers, brands and organizations by connecting them with the information they need to make better-informed decisions. The Answers Platform leverages the sizable reach of top-10 Q&A site Answers.com (source: Quantcast), along with its leading cloud-based solutions from ForeSee, Webcollage and ResellerRatings, to enable businesses and organizations to engage with customers at every interaction point, drive investment decisions from customer insights and deliver content that powers the customer experience. Answers is headquartered in St. Louis with offices in Ann Arbor, New York City, Silicon Valley, Cleveland, London, Vancouver and Tel Aviv. For Answers, visit http://www.answers.com.

Contacts

Answers Corporation
Cristina Dinozo, 646-502-4777 x145
cristina.dinozo@answers.com
or
ICR, Inc. for Answers
Kim Paone, 646-277-1216
kim.paone@icrinc.com

Contacts

Answers Corporation
Cristina Dinozo, 646-502-4777 x145
cristina.dinozo@answers.com
or
ICR, Inc. for Answers
Kim Paone, 646-277-1216
kim.paone@icrinc.com