Entering at number 29, this is Sponge’s debut ranking in the league table which also recognises the company as the UK’s fastest growing mobile marketing agency.
The Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50, now in its eleventh year, is an award programme which ranks the country’s fastest growing technology companies based on percentage growth in revenue over a five-year period. Sponge recorded growth of 854%.
Appearing in the league table provides automatic entry into the EMEA Fast 500, which ranks the fastest-growing technology companies from regions around the world.
“Appearing in the Deloitte UK Fast 50 is a terrific achievement for Sponge,” said Alex Meisl, Chairman and co-founder of Sponge. “It’s a reflection of the hard work we’ve put in to build the company since it was founded in 2001 by myself and CEO Dan Parker. It also demonstrates that brands and corporates have started to recognise the importance of mobile as valuable tool in their marketing and communications armoury.”
Sponge supplies creative ideas and mobile technology to leading brands and publishers including Auto Trader, Barclays, Coca-Cola, News International and Northern & Shell.
The UK Fast 50 and EMEA Fast 500 Awards Ceremony will be held on 25 November in London.
Sponge (spongegroup.com) is a creatively-led mobile marketing agency that empowers brands, agencies and media groups to deliver mobile and voice services. An award-winning mobile strategist, Sponge supplies ideas and technology to companies including Vodafone, Northern & Shell, Unilever, News International and Coca-Cola. The company is the owner and developer of the most battle-hardened and versatile mobile applications suite; TG³, which enables clients to deploy mobile services quickly and cost-effectively. In-house developers also create bespoke mobile solutions for global use. Sponge was named one of the Top 50 fastest growing new media companies in the UK for the fourth year running at GP Bullhound’s 2008 Media Momentum awards.