BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - Sep 24, 2012) - Act-On Software, the world's fastest growing marketing automation company, today announced that they were named Working Capital Stage Company of the Year by Oregon Entrepreneurial Network (OEN) at the annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Award Ceremony that took place Thursday, September 20th at the Hilton Portland. Act-On Software was selected for its outstanding achievements in entrepreneurial success and its commitment to creating jobs, revitalizing the economy, and enriching the greater Oregon community.
This accolade is a testament to Act-On Software's growth and innovation in marketing automation and its significant success in gaining commercial and industry recognition for its outstanding products and services. In less than three years, Act-On has gone from being a newcomer in the marketing automation industry to a recognized leader, growing at over 300 percent in 2011, with well over 1,000 paying customers today.
"We are honored to be recognized as the Working Capital Stage Company of the Year," said Raghu Raghavan, founder and CEO, Act-On Software. "Act-On's record-setting customer growth and product innovation is a direct representation of our company's leadership and vision, as well as a reflection of the top talent we have here in Beaverton. We are changing the game at Act-On and look forward to the continued success and innovation of our platform."
The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) is the largest entrepreneur assistance organization in the state of Oregon. The OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards is Oregon's largest, annual, statewide gathering which celebrates the best and brightest entrepreneurs. To learn more about the OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards and to see a complete list of this year's award nominees, visit http://www.oen.org/events/entrepreneurship-awards/.
"Act-On Software is one of the many companies in the OEN ecosystem that has emerged to be a leader, hiring and contributing to the thriving entrepreneurial community in Oregon and Southwest Washington," said Linda Weston, OEN's president and executive director. "Act-On's continued dedication and commitment led to its success among the many companies that competed at this year's OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards."
Act-On helps customers solve some of their biggest problems in marketing by enabling them to use its platform to organize their online marketing efforts, generate high quality leads and turn those leads into sales. These problems are top-of-mind for small and mid-sized business leaders but they have very little time to search and find the right solution.
About Oregon Entrepreneurs Network
Founded in 1991, the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunities for Oregon entrepreneurs and improving the business climate for emerging, growth-oriented companies statewide. The organization has members throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. For more information about the OEN, visit www.oen.org.
Act-On Software's cloud-based marketing automation platform is the foundation of successful marketing campaigns everywhere -- from small, simple and direct, to complex globally-implemented programs. Act-On's technology features an Instant-On™ database for accelerated campaign implementation; an easy, highly intuitive user interface; and a comprehensive, feature-rich solution set. This includes a best-in-class email engine with one-click integration to leading web conferencing and CRM solutions; tools for website visitor tracking, lead scoring, lead nurturing and social media prospecting; design tools for web forms, landing pages and emails; and more. Act-On is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, with offices in Roseville and Menlo Park, California. To learn more, please visit http://www.act-on.com.