PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stroll, a next generation education e-commerce platform company and marketer of The Pimsleur Approach language learning programs, announced today that it has been named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing privately-owned companies. Stroll was ranked No. 1183 overall, as well as No. 77 in the consumer products & services industry and No. 31 in the Philadelphia area.
The company was recognized for its explosive 135% growth in 2011, with revenues up to $40 million from $17 million in 2010. Stroll has a history of fast and steady advancement, with a compounded annual growth rate of over 70% since 2002. This year’s ranking marks Stroll’s fifth consecutive year on the list.
“Four years ago, we were thrilled to be named to the Inc. 5000 list for the first time,” said Dan Roitman, founder and chief executive officer of Stroll. “The fact that we have now received this honor five years in a row solidifies Stroll as an undisputed leader in the e-commerce industry. I’m proud to have Stroll ranked among the nation’s fastest growing companies as we continue to advance toward our goal of becoming a $1 billion enterprise by 2020.”
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 170 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 company 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, the Pimsleur Approach, is one of the leading audio-based language learning systems, second in the U.S. market to Rosetta Stone. The company has increased its revenue at a compounded annual growth rate of 73% since 2002 and revenue growth in 2011, alone, was 135%. 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 triple-digit growth, please visit Stroll’s Hypergrowth blog at: blog.stroll.com.